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From talk show host to talking points

From talk show host to talking points

STORY AND PHOTOS BY CHRIS COUTTS Tucked in a corner office in Trafalgar’s B-Wing administration offices, one of the CBC’s more familiar faces is preparing to head out. He’s in a bit of a rush, as he has a conference call scheduled for his car ride, followed by a meeting in Brampton. If he’s late, […]

Parking options come at a price

STORY BY CHRIS COUTTS In these parking lots, there are haves, and there are have-nots. Sheridan College now offers its faculty the chance to pay for a “preferred parking” spot at its Trafalgar and Davis Campuses. “We’ve offered the same rate for years and years,” said Cathy Sloat, Sheridan’s security and parking operations manager. “We […]

Higher Ed helps students soar over tuition costs

Higher Ed helps students soar over tuition costs

STORY BY AMANDA SPILKER There’s a new way for students to pay off their tuition – Areoplan Miles. A partnership between Sheridan and Higher Ed Points, a Toronto-based startup, now allows students (and even their parents) to convert travel reward points into funds that can go towards school-related fees. “In a nutshell, students, parents and […]

Embrace your inner foodie with Sheridan Eats

Embrace your inner foodie with Sheridan Eats

BY JESSICA WEINGARTEN AND DANA MIELE We know how you feel – you’ve been to every pub night, maxed out your entire $50 Tim card that you got in your Christmas stocking and have had one too many Coors Light and wings combo at Monaghan’s and are searching for something a little more sophisticated. You […]

Looking ahead and moving forward

Looking ahead and moving forward

STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY CATARINA MUIA Sheridan students graduating this semester are strongly considering getting a degree in their field of study. The University Fair, which took place at the Trafalgar Campus on Jan. 27 and the Davis Campus on Jan. 31, gave students of all years, plenty of options. Although heading straight from college […]

Bruins dominate five sets over Redeemer

Bruins dominate five sets over Redeemer

STORY AND PHOTOS BY DAVID PELOSI Thanks to the fast hands of Jeremy Fantin, the Sheridan Bruins men’s volleyball team (5-8 OCAA) defeated the Redeemer Royals 3-2, in a five-set thriller Jan. 18. The Bruins effective offensive strategies allowed for crucial digs to turn into fierce kills by Josh Butler and Fantin, who delivered the […]

College’s image vs. student freedoms

College’s image vs. student freedoms

EDITORIAL On Nov. 25, Sheridan College, in concert with Halton Regional Police, held a lockdown drill and police training exercise in the SCAET building. The drill involved Sheridan theatre students playing victims in special effects makeup to simulate real gunshot wounds for a life like training exercise. Students at the Sheridan Sun were granted access […]

Muggles are Quidditch superstars

STORY AND PHOTOS BY DEVON GENERAL At Toronto’s Cherry Beach Fields, 16 teams of bright-eyed players gathered at 8 a.m. to compete for the title of Canadian Quidditch champions. The once-fictional sport, popularized by J.K. Rowling’s bestselling Harry Potter series of novels and films, has taken fans all over the world by storm, but they’re […]

Have no fear, help is here: Ontario offers mental health helpline

Have no fear, help is here: Ontario offers mental health helpline

STORY BY STEF CASERTA Ontario has officially launched Good2Talk, a mental health helpline available to college and university students. Available to students 24/7, 365 days a year in both French and English, students can call in to talk about everything from academics and relationships to health and mental well being. “We want to let college […]

Operation Peace Blitz

Operation Peace Blitz

INFOGRAPHIC BY JOEL P. JACOBSON “Operation Peace Blitz” is a week long project promoting peace and raising anti-violence awareness at Sheridan College. The Social Justice Club of Sheridan College are the masterminds behind the project. The week’s activities will include a bake sale, social networking fun as well as donations being made to the Halton […]

Sheridan: Sustainability through the years

Sheridan: Sustainability through the years

TIMELINE BY NAT GILPO

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