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Illustration student helps others attain personal best

Illustration student helps others attain personal best

STORY BY KAGAN PITTMAN When not drawing comic book characters or sketching detailed still life portraits, Allen Lau is hitting the gym with his clients. Lau is a third-year student in the Bachelor of Illustration program at Sheridan’s Trafalgar Campus where he works outside of the Sheridan Athletics centre as a personal trainer. Since his […]

Looking to game? Join the Looking For Gamers club

Looking to game? Join the Looking For Gamers club

STORY BY NICHOLAS OLSEN Gamers from all over Sheridan are gathering weekly to battle it out and have a good time with the Looking For Gamers club. Looking For Gamers, or LFG, is a student club based at Trafalgar Campus. It aims to create a fun and friendly gaming experience for students, and to bring […]

myPathway paves way for advanced standing

STORY BY ANTHONY MUCCILLI NEWS Since November, the office of the registrar at Sheridan College has overhauled its advanced standing system. Called myPathways, the new system allows students to apply for advanced standing online, bypassing the usual steps involved in the process. “Up until this time, students who wanted to request their transfer credit had […]

Trafalgar Two issues causing grief for residents

STORY BY DEVON GENERAL PHOTOS BY ROBERT SGOTTO Sheridan is proud of its new residence building (known as Trafalgar Two), but not everything is rosy for the students who live there. Cassandra Rice and Teeka Stryker, both first-year Visual and Creative Arts students, had myriad problems to report about their two-bedroom suite in Trafalgar Two. […]

TED talk comes to Milton: featured three Sheridan faculty members

TED talk comes to Milton: featured three Sheridan faculty members

STORY BY DANA MIELE Golnaz Golnararghi from Sheridan College’s faculty of business knows what it’s like to be different. Golnararghi told her story at the TEDx talk in Milton on Saturday about her challenges with immigration from Iran to Canada as a young child, where she was ostracized for her religion. “When I see a student struggle, […]

LIVE EVENT: Sheridan goes to TedxMilton – Saturday, September 14 @10:00AM

LIVE EVENT: Sheridan goes to TedxMilton – Saturday, September 14 @10:00AM

Ted Talks started in California over 25 years ago as an exclusive idea sharing event and now has flourished into a word-wide phenomenon. Ted Talks are where intelligent people come together to speak about extraordinary thoughts, motivations or projects in new and inspiring ways. Now the famous speaking event has come to Canada as an […]

Sheridan introduces free inter-campus shuttle bus service

Sheridan introduces free inter-campus shuttle bus service

VIDEO BY GREG LONGLEY Sheridan College and the Student Union have come together to organize a free shuttle bus service for staff and students linking them to all three campuses. Prior to this, travel between campuses could prove very costly, and this new endeavour is a way to give students and staff a break… and […]

Bon voyage! Sheridan launches free shuttle bus service

Bon voyage! Sheridan launches free shuttle bus service

STORY BY MELISSA GERVAIS PHOTOS BY MELISSA GERVAIS Staff and students are getting a free ride, literally. College commuters have a new inter-campus shuttle bus service, introduced Sept. 3, to transport students and staff to all three of Sheridan’s campuses for free. This new transit system comes after a year’s worth of work between the […]

Trafalgar Two up and running… sort of

Trafalgar Two up and running… sort of

STORY AND PHOTOS BY ADAM BUCK The new residence building on Sheridan’s Trafalgar Campus is nearly complete and already at full capacity. The six-floor structure, known simply as Trafalgar Two, houses 474 students, while Trafalgar One is home to 346 occupants. The cost of rent for both is $6,500 per year. “Students have everything they […]

Take a tour of Trafalgar’s new residence

Take a tour of Trafalgar’s new residence

VIDEO BY DEVON GENERAL This video takes viewers on a brief tour of Trafalgar Two, the new building constructed for student residence. Through interviews with Director Bernard Dwyer, Front Office Manger Chuck De Guzman and Residence Life Coordinator Nicole Hofman, students can get a look at what’s new and what they can expect later in the year […]

Price for parking rises – along with staff and student frustrations

Price for parking rises – along with staff and student frustrations

STORY BY JESSICA BEAULIEU PHOTOS BY JESSICA BEAULIEU In the first weeks back at school students are finding their classes, reuniting with friends, buying their textbooks and paying more for their parking permits. Much to the frustration of staff and students, Sheridan has raised the cost of an annual parking pass by $40, taking it […]

Sheridan’s Pay for Print program goes green

Sheridan’s Pay for Print program goes green

STORY BY NAT GILPO After three years of planning, Sheridan’s Pay for Print program will launch at the end of the month, potentially saving the college 10 million sheets of paper annually.  A total of 60 new printers have been placed in hallways across Sheridan campuses as part of the program’s third and final phase […]