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The smoking gun: killing the addiction

The smoking gun: killing the addiction

BY CAMILLE GUSHWAY In a community based around anti-smoking, how does a smoker escape tobacco addiction? As a society, our knowledge about drug abuse develops over time. This also applies toward tobacco and smoking addiction. We understand much more about tobacco addiction than we did 100, 40, or even 10 years ago. With newfound facts […]

An Era of Rap

An Era of Rap

BY MARIELLE MANGANAAN Rap music has come a long way to be dominating in the music industry today. In over a decade, it has risen through years of ridicule and controversy to now stand at the forefront of pop culture in fashion, social media, and sports. With its hard-hitting beats and lyrics that confront sensitive personal and social […]

Adele says Hello to the world

Adele says Hello to the world

STORY BY RACHEL LEE-THOMAS After five years of growth, Adele is back to say “hello” to fans with a new release. Transitioning from strictly pop music, 25 has a R&B vibe. It can be viewed as a transitional point for Adele as she is stepping into the light for the first time in years. Featuring 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 […]

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 […]

Can one little word help stop campus sex assaults?

Can one little word help stop campus sex assaults?

BY ROBERT MOODIE AND KATE WOODS The new ‘Yes means Yes’ law that was passed in California in August is about young adults giving verbal or very clear non-verbal consent to sexual activity. Universities in California are now required to teach students why an affirmative ‘Yes’ is important and what non-verbal consent looks like. Students […]

College lacking meaningful climate change approach

College lacking meaningful climate change approach

COLUMN AND PHOTO BY CHRIS COUTTS The dazzling sustainability metal waste bins that litter Sheridan’s Trafalgar Campus grounds illustrate what appears to be the Emerald City of environmentalism. But the college administration’s style-over-substance approach to some of the most important decisions an institution can make is the same sort of thinking that landed our planet […]