Author Archives: mjmartinez

So long McDreamy Arts & Entertainment

By Maria-Josee Martinez *Spoiler alert* Last night’s episode of the popular TV series Grey’s Anatomy left viewers and fans devastated. Derek Shepherd, the heartthrob of the show, also known as McDreamy, was injured in a car accident. Perhaps ironically, the much-loved neurosurgeon was declared brain-dead. The episode ends with Derek’s wife Meredith rushing to be

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CICE lends a hand to food banks Life

By Maria-Josee Martinez The Community Integration through Co-operative Education program (CICE) wrapped up a food donation drive on Thursday afternoon. Although there was not as much food donated as last year, organizers said they were pleased with the efforts. “Last year we had a huge amount of food,” said 22-year-old Amal Omar. “It took a lot of

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Trans student success prompts new policies News

By Maria-Josee Martinez Humber’s Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Diversity hosted a presentation this Thursday called “Working with Trans* Students in the Postsecondary Environment.” This event, dedicated to the transgender community, covered topics about equal rights, demographics and awareness. Cynthia Petersen, a partner at the law firm Sack Goldblatt Mitchell LLP., was the main

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Blood donation, saving lives Life, Lifestyle

By Maria-Josee Martinez Giving blood has never been easier. From March 18 to 19, Humber encouraged students to go out and donate blood. Canadian Blood Services set up a clinic in the Concourse for students and faculty to donate. They were also serving treats at the end. Students who wanted to donate had to wait patiently

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