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Colleges agree to create uniform campus sex assault policy

Colleges agree to create uniform campus sex assault policy

STORY BY CHRIS COUTTS Ontario college presidents have begun a review of how their institutions respond to sexual assaults on campus. Twenty-four presidents from Ontario colleges met on Monday to try to figure out how to go about creating a uniform set of transparent and accessible policies for students affected by sexual assaults while attending […]

Survey shows students wouldn’t pass up a U-Pass

Survey shows students wouldn’t pass up a U-Pass

  STORY BY CATARINA MUIA Ninety per cent of Sheridan students who were recently surveyed say they are in favour of a transit discount pass. A survey of 466 students conducted last week by the Sheridan Sun discovered near unanimous support for a transit U-Pass. The survey was posted on various Sheridan-related Facebook groups for […]

Advertising and Marketing students are the #BestInBlue

Advertising and Marketing students are the #BestInBlue

STORY BY WILL DIXON Sheridan College took the gold at the Ontario College Marketing Competition last weekend. The OCMC is a marketing contest in which 13 colleges across Ontario compete in 11 events for trophies and bragging rights. Georgian College hosted the event this year at Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood. Sheridan has won in […]

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 […]

Prospective students get behind-the-scenes look at faculties and programs

Prospective students get behind-the-scenes look at faculties and programs

STORY BY SAMANTHA MAICH The SCAET building was packed with prospective students and parents during Sheridan’s Open House on Saturday, which featured displays and representatives from each program offered at Trafalgar. Andrew Lee, head of Sheridan Security, estimated there were about 1,000 people on campus during the Open House, and compared it to a regular […]

Plato’s Closet offering cash for lightly used clothes

Plato’s Closet offering cash for lightly used clothes

STORY BY VANESSA GILLIS Tucked away in the side of a little plaza off Iroquois Shore Road, you’ll find an unassuming clothing store. But it’s nothing like others you have seen. Plato’s Closet buys and sells second-hand brand-name clothes, with prices much lower than those found in retail stores. “It’s great quality stuff. It’s not […]

Police investigating sexual assault near Trafalgar Campus woods

Police investigating sexual assault near Trafalgar Campus woods

STORY BY CHRIS COUTTS A 21-year-old woman was sexually assaulted near Sheridan’s Trafalgar Campus on Thursday afternoon, say Halton Police. The woman was walking near the college at around 8:15 a.m. when three men, who appeared to be intoxicated, approached her, police say. One of the men sexually assaulted her before she managed to flee […]

Breaking ground at Sheridan’s HMC2

Breaking ground at Sheridan’s HMC2

STORY BY CORDELL VENTURA & MICHAEL MELRO Sheridan took a giant step into the future last Friday when ground was broken on HMC2. College president Jeff Zabudsky, outgoing mayor Hazel McCallion and other dignitaries gathered to start construction on the second phase of the Mississauga campus. The 220,000-square-foot building will include space for up to […]

Sheridan’s waste audit digs deep

Sheridan’s waste audit digs deep

STORY BY MICHAEL RODRIGUES A Tim Hortons coffee cup. Is it mixed recycling? Does it belong in organics? Or does it belong with the other trash? On Oct. 16, Sheridan’s Office for Sustainability conducted its first waste audit since April 2013. With the intention of finding ways Sheridan College can reduce the amount of waste […]

SU and college scramble to fix shuttle bus mess

SU and college scramble to fix shuttle bus mess

STORY BY CHRIS COUTTS Some arrive late. Some have to leave early. Some even miss their class altogether. The shuttle service to Sheridan’s three campuses has been experiencing delays and backlogs since the first day of fall classes, and the college’s administration and Student Union are unclear on how to effectively resolve the problems. The […]

To overcome homesickness

STORY BY CATARINA MUIA Sheridan College becomes “home” to hundreds of students each year and many of them may face homesickness. Although moving away from home can be an exciting experience, there are always worries and concerns. “I was really worried about not knowing anyone,” said 18-year-old Samantha Graham from Uxbridge, Ont., a first-year student […]

Jeff’s pumped to walk the walk

Jeff’s pumped to walk the walk

STORY BY JEANYLYN LOPEZ Men are taking part in Hope for High Heels on Sept. 28, walking in women’s shoes to help put an end to violence against women.

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