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BY MARIELLE MANGANAAN Long hair, don’t care. The motto no longer applies exclusively to the ladies now, but for the gentlemen as well. With trends of cowlicks, man buns, moustaches and beards going on the rise within the last couple of years, Sheridan Sun decided to step out and met six men who are comfortably […]

Rising in heels for violence awareness

Rising in heels for violence awareness

STORY BY BRITTANY PREOCANIN The awkward clacking of dozens of high heels on pavement echoed down Lakeshore Road East in Oakville the morning of Sunday, Sept. 27. About 65 men wobbled 800 metres down the road in hot pink heels to support the cause to end violence against women. Burlington hosted its sixth annual Hope in […]

Oakville hosts the world-famous British car show

Oakville hosts the world-famous British car show

STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY ROSS ANDERSEN Oakville’s Bronte Creek Provincial Park transformed into a showcase of British automobiles over the weekend. The Toronto Triumph Club held its annual world famous British Car Day. “I’ve been coming here since the beginning,” said Michael Veri, from Burlington. “I’ve owned three British sports cars over the years, but […]

Arkells perform surprise encore late into the night at the Marquee

Arkells perform surprise encore late into the night at the Marquee

STORY BY BRITTANY PREOCANIN Hamilton band Arkells surprised the pumped up crowd at the Marquee Friday night with an unexpected encore. After an 18-plus set, which opened with Come to light, the band walked off stage and through the hallways to the back of the bar. About 15 minutes later, band members Max Kerman (lead […]

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 […]

Shedding light on violence against women

Shedding light on violence against women

BY SAM TASKIE The Ray Rice debacle has pushed the issue of violence against women back into the spotlight this month. The 27-year-old Baltimore Ravens runner back was originally suspended from playing for two games. Later, TMZ released elevator footage of Rice attacking his wife. The NFL then stepped in suspending the player indefinitely after […]

Cross country returns to Sheridan

Cross country returns to Sheridan

STORY BY MIKHAIL HELLER After nine years, Sheridan College is reintroducing a cross country running team to its athletic program this fall. Athletic director Jim Flack’s first act to restore cross country at Sheridan is hiring new head coach James Bulhman. “He has an excellent work ethic as a coach and were confidant he can […]

Students weigh in on Russia’s controversial gay ruling

Students weigh in on Russia’s controversial  gay ruling

STORY BY CATARINA MUIA With the 2014 Winter Olympics only a week away, Sheridan students are feeling excited. But they’re also angry at Russian president Vladimir Putin over comments he made about homosexual athletes. Putin said in a TV interview in Russia that homosexual athletes would be allowed to enter Sochi, Russia to compete, and […]

The weather outside is frightful, but the parade is so delightful

The weather outside is frightful, but the parade is so delightful

VIDEO BY MATTHEW LOWE Last Saturday, Hamilton hosted its annual Santa Claus parade. The parade started on corner of Main and Queen Street and finished at King and Bay Street. More than 50 floats were in the parade. For more information, visit The Hamilton Santa Claus Parade website.

First annual Buffer Festival attracts YouTube celebrities from around the world

First annual Buffer Festival attracts YouTube celebrities from around the world

STORIES AND PHOTOS BY PAUL WOODLEY YouTube celebrities left the virtual world and hit the big screens in Toronto for the first annual Buffer Festival.  Last weekend, theatres across downtown Toronto, including the TIFF Bell LightBox, ScotiaBank Theatre, Glenn Gould Studio, CN Tower Maple Leafs Theatre and Jane Mallet Theatre, showcased the work of popular […]

#HopeforCristina: Cristina Di Corte seeks a bone marrow donor at Sheridan

#HopeforCristina: Cristina Di Corte seeks a bone marrow donor at Sheridan

STORY AND PHOTOS BY MAXINE LOWE Just 70 people worldwide are reported to have a rare disease called Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalopathy Disease (MNGIE). It’s a disease that Cristina Di Corte, 23, was diagnosed with two years ago. It forced her to learn how to walk again, and dropped her weight down to 68 pounds. The genetic disease […]

David Bowie is at the AGO

David Bowie is at the AGO

STORY BY NICHOLAS OLSEN Is he a boy or a girl? Is he from Earth or outer space? Fans can now take an in-depth look inside the life and career of David Bowie in a comprehensive exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario. David Bowie Is was curated by the Victoria & Albert museum in […]

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