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Spotted at Sheridan: flirtatious fun or a cesspool of smut?

Spotted at Sheridan: flirtatious fun or a cesspool of smut?

Spotted at Sheridan is an anonymously moderated Facebook page, independent of the college, that allows students to namelessly post flirtatious comments about their peers. Is this popular site simply a harmless way for students to share playful observations, or could it be used for more important, professional means? MORE RELATED TO THIS STORY: Drawing a […]

She had us at ‘hello!’

She had us at ‘hello!’

REVIEW BY CHAD MASON If as the song goes “It only takes a moment to be loved a whole life long,” then Theatre Sheridan’s production of Hello Dolly! will make you fall in love the moment the orchestra strikes the first note. Starring the enchanting Laura Larson in the title role, Hello Dolly! follows matchmaker […]

Student Union should stop saying ‘screw you’ to U-Pass

Student Union should stop saying ‘screw you’ to U-Pass

EDITORIAL BY JEANYLYN LOPEZ Oakville Transit director Barry Cole said he’s proposed that Sheridan get a U-Pass for seven years, but has been repeatedly turned down by the Student Union. The SU maintains students aren’t interested. Yet, in a recent survey conducted by the Sheridan Sun, 90 per cent of students said they want a […]

After sexual assault, when should women come forward?

After sexual assault, when should women come forward?

With allegations surfacing against celebrities Bill Cosby and Jian Ghomeshi, Sheridan Sun reporters Michael Rodrigues and Robert Sgotto look at how women share their stories with the world. Should the victims try to keep it a hushed court case? Is that even possible with today’s technology? Or is going public a better way to get […]

Nickelbacklash: Do Kroeger and crew deserve the hate?

Nickelbacklash: Do Kroeger and crew deserve the hate?

In light of the release of Nickelback’s new record No Fixed Address, the Sheridan Sun decided to weigh in on the public’s polarized opinion of the rock band. Inspired by a crowdfunding campaign launched by a man named Craig Mandell to ban the band from performing in London, U.K. as its template, Sheridan tried to […]

Should the terminally ill be allowed to die on their own terms?

Should the terminally ill be allowed to die on their own terms?

The recent assisted suicide of Brittany Maynard in the U.S. has reignited the debate surrounding how and when we should die. Although assisted suicide is legal in Holland and Switzerland, it remains illegal in many parts of the world. Should the terminally ill be allowed to end their suffering, or should we let fate decide […]

Not that kind of book

Not that kind of book

STORY BY AMANDA SPILKER Many critics have savaged Lena Dunham’s new memoir Not That Kind Of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned”. The 28-year-old writer and creator of HBO’s Girls released the controversial collection of essays in September. In it, she delves into her own sexuality, which has been heavily influenced by […]

Drawing a line between personal and professional lives

Drawing a line between personal and professional lives

Journalism students at Western University have been cautioned against interning at the popular radio show Q hosted by Jian Ghomeshi because of an inappropriate incident in 2012 with a female intern and are now speaking out. In light of this and allegations from nine women against the now-former CBC radio host, the matter of personal […]

Dating, diet and drinking: The lies international student tell their parents

Dating, diet and drinking: The lies international student tell their parents

STORY BY SATYARTH MISHRA Have you ever lied to your parents? Some Sheridan international students from India lie to their parents every week while talking to them on Skype. But it’s not a lie that can hurt feelings; it’s a white lie that makes their parents happy. There are many kinds of lies students tell […]

Is this Canada’s war?

Is this Canada’s war?

On Monday, Oct. 20, Martin Couture-Rouleau, a Muslim convert, purportedly ran over a soldier in a parking lot in Quebec. Then, on Oct. 22, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, another Muslim convert, shot Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and was later hunted and killed. This shooting is the second attack hinting at connections with the Islamic State of Iraq and […]

Looking for love in the Tinder jungle

Looking for love in the Tinder jungle

  STORY BY STEPHANIE ALBA Tinder – this generation’s matchmaker, helps users scan those ready to mingle within their area. A simple signup through your Facebook profile makes the app hard to resist, but unlike other online dating sites that match your interests with a hopeful single, Tinder is based solely on your selfie. Your […]

The Last of Us leads in diversity

The Last of Us leads in diversity

STORY BY JENNIFER STIENSTRA It’s hard to find a game with a very diverse cast and good representation, but Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us, seems to do just that and make it look easy. The game is set in a post-apocalyptic world that’s been torn apart by disease caused a contagious fungus that infects […]

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