Author Archives: jaredclinton

Humber makes Top Employer list for third straight year Uncategorized

By Jared Clinton Humber College has been named one of the Greater Toronto Area’s top employers for the third year running. Mediacorp Canada Inc., the company which compiled the list of top employers, praised the college for “(encouraging) employees to balance work and their personal lives.” The college employs over 1,400 full-time and 2,300 part-time

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Humber News Express, Nov. 22 Uncategorized

[youtube id=”ky77EG9CIFg” width=”620″ height=”360″] — JFK Assassination Anniversary It’s the 50th anniversary of U.S. President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Kennedy was shot by sniper Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas in 1963. Officials will lay a wreath on his grave at Arlington cemetery today. Ford Won’t Back Down On Budget In Rob Ford news, the mayor

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Fitness Olympics aim to help food bank Sports

Let the games begin. The Humber Fitness and Health Promotions program invited staff and students to participate in its fifth annual Fitness Olympics held at the North Campus gymnasium. The event was hosted entirely by students. The competition was designed to help promote physical activity among the students and staff. Students attending the event could

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Diwali Special Diwali

On November 2, members of Humber News teamed with Humber’s Broadcast Television and Videography program to broadcast a live television special from the Diwali celebrations in the Gerrard India Bazaar. The special, a 20-minute show covering all aspects of the celebration, had the two programs join together to teach viewers about the celebrations, which are

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Learning Resource Commons groundbreaking starts new era News

You can’t spend $84.2 million without a little fanfare, and Humber’s new Learning Resource Commons building was no exception. Humber College president Chris Whitaker and Brad Duguid, Ontario Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, were on hand to commemorate what is set to be Humber’s most ambitious expansion to date. Kateryna Barnes has more on this

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Bell hit with $100 million class action lawsuit News, Sci/Tech

By Jared Clinton A $100 million class action law suit has been filed against Bell Mobility Inc., alleging the wireless giant breached contracts with its prepaid customers. The suit, which represents over one million customers, alleges that prepaid wireless cards used by customers should be protected as gift cards under Ontario’s Consumer Protection Act. In

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Ibrahim and pedagogy kick off Culture Days Uncategorized

By Melissa Deeder When University of Ottawa professor Dr. Awad Ibrahim notices students beginning to nod off in his class, the power of music jolts them awake. Ibrahim, who helped kick of Humber’s Culture Days on Friday, presented ideas on how to alter teaching methods to further engage students, one example being the inclusion of

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