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By Stacey Thompson A group of Humber students is preparing to launch a campaign to raise money for prostate cancer and to bring both men and women together to recognize men’s health issues for Movember. Toronto your Mustasche (TOyourMO), will officially launch at Humber’s North campus next Tuesday. Right now the campaign is recruiting students
By Andrew Millichamp Don’t be surprised if you see U.S. President Barack Obama, Big Bird and Korean pop star Psy walking down the street this weekend or on Halloween night next Wednesday. “All the things that are selling are television shows and things that are being brought out by the pop culture,” Jessica Matchett, an
by Heather VanAndel and Jeanette Liu Some Humber students and staff were surprised Tuesday by a new study that says PMS is a myth. A University of Toronto research team reviewed 47 studies on the premenstrual syndrome and in a recent report found there is no solid evidence to suggest a woman’s menstrual cycle puts
By Matt Creed Autumn may not look as colourful this year – due to a stunted photosynthetic process brought on by a lack of rain – but the Humber Arboretum still has plenty of visually striking colours for those looking to kill some time in between classes, or just take a fall stroll through the
by Heather VanAndel and Jeanette Liu A sugar-filled diet won’t just make you overweight, it may also make you mentally slower, according to a recent study from University of California at Los Angeles. A steady intake of sugar might disrupt the brain’s ability to process information and can lead to poorer memory and learning abilities,
By Stacey Thompson This Halloween, Canadians can combine trick-or-treating with a good cause. Children can collect and adults can hand out their yearly mound of candy in addition to non-perishable goods. Free the Children – an organization geared to helping youth to become agents of change – has teamed up with Campbell’s for its annual
By Briar Hopley Humber’s graphic design students are creating a recycling awareness campaign for the first time. “I want to create an education campaign around campus to get people to understand how to recycle and what to do and be excited about it,” said Lindsay Walker, Humber’s manager of sustainability, who has spearheaded the project.
By Andrew Millichamp and Helen Surgenor To celebrate Canadian Citizenship Week, the Historica-Dominion Institute is hosting a contest for students across the country. The Canadian Citizenship Challenge is a series of questions based on the test new Canadians must pass. Reporter Helen Surgenor put Humber students to the test.
By Meagan Malloch Humber will be working over the next two years to find ways to talk — and deal — with violence against women. In collaboration with the Urban Alliance on Race Relations, the college and the Humber Student Federation have created a two-year plan to educate students on the importance of stopping violence
By Ryan Saundercook A new campaign by Canada’s Heart and Stroke Foundation might creep you out if you’re not a fan of zombies, but it could also literally bring back people from the verge of death. The new YouTube video, “The Undeading”, was released in early October and has since become a bit of a