Monthly Archives: November 2012

Toronto Fro-Yo Boom

What’s the deal with all the frozen yoghurt in Toronto? That was the premise of my Toronto Fro-Yo (yes, Fro-Yo) Boom map. When you’re in the Annex as much as I am and see three frozen yoghurt places open, and stay open, in the span of a year, it prompts some questions. From what I […]

Male Domination Leading to Less Female Input

Females in male dominated fields may be contributing to discussion up to 75% less than their male counterparts. An August study by scholars at Brigham Young, Princeton and Portland State universities found that in male dominated workplaces females are less likely to speak their opinions. While the study pertains directly to women in the workplace, […]

Career Services Boost to Student Employability

Career services in post-secondary institutions are proving beneficial to students looking to enter the working world, according to a report released by the Council of Ontario Universities. Students with access to work-study and career service programs are better prepared for the workforce then those without, the study found. The report, titled #MyCareer: How Ontario university […]

Canadian Federation of Students Goes to Parliament

The Canadian Federation of Students is taking its battle to the frontlines by meeting with the federal government to discuss easing student debt and making education more accessible. Drafted in 2011, the Public Education for the Public Good proposal outlines CFS’ ideas to improve Canada’s post-secondary education system. The Federation is advising the government to […]

Smartphone Safety App for Students

Humber College is looking to develop its own app for users to call campus security, director of public security Pervez Ditta said. “We’re exploring a couple of options,” said Ditta. “We haven’t identified which model we’re going with but we are looking at having something in place in the next 12 months.” Toronto Police 23 […]

Student Library Advisory Council

Humber libraries are taking action to ensure students get the most out of resources. The Student Library Advisory Council [SLAC] is a new effort to integrate Humber student ideas into the library systems. Read the rest of this article at the Humber Et Cetera.

Student Volunteers

Humber students are taking what they learn at school and using it to volunteer and help out those less privileged outside the college walls. Greenhope for Children is a youth-led not-for-profit organization with a mission to provide education to children living in poverty in Third World countries. Gerardo Agbuya, 21, in third year Creative Advertising, […]