Tag Archives: Humber College

Hurricane Sandy doesn’t quite make it to Humber Uncategorized

By: Claire McCormack and Heather VanAndel Students were cautioned to stay indoors Monday night as the effects of Hurricane Sandy swept up the East Coast of North America leaving 200,000 people in Ontario and Quebec without power. But students at Humber’s North campus witnessed very little damage caused by the storm. Claire McCormack has the

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Toronto flu shots available at clinics, pharmacies Uncategorized

By Patricia Brotzel Influenza season has arrived and Ontario health minister Deb Matthews kicked off the opening of free flu shot clinics Monday morning by sitting down to receive her vaccination. Vaccinations will be administered at scheduled clinics from Nov. 25 till Jan. 10, 2013. The flu vaccine is adjusted each year to cover against

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Humber report sharpens focus on education innovation News

By Heather VanAndel Humber has just finished putting the final touches on a strategic document required of all post secondary schools in the province by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities. The ministry this year required each post-secondary institution in Ontario to put together a plan that articulates their strengths, what the institution plans

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HPV vaccine does not cause promiscuity: study says Life

by Julie Fish and Jeanette Liu Girls who receive the Human Papilloma Virus vaccine are no more likely than girls that aren’t vaccinated to be promiscuous, said a recent study released in Pediatrics Journal. The research team from Kaiser Permanent Center for Health Research followed almost 1400 girls over the course of three years to

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Paramedic protest could benefit students News

By Julie Fish and Heather VanAndel The recent refusal from paramedics in Toronto to work overtime hours stands to benefit students. “I think the numbers right now specifically in Toronto are lower and they need employees,” Richard Alvarez, paramedic professor at Humber College told Humber News.  “I think our grads getting jobs will actually improve

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Cross country wins by Hawks at Humber Invitational Sports

By Keaton Robbins The Humber women’s and men’s cross country teams finished first and second respectively this past weekend at the Humber Invitational. It was the first annual Humber Invitational cross country meet, and the race serves as a  tuneup for provincials. What made the men’s second place finish impressive to observers was the fact

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Thanksgiving pie drive helps United Way Uncategorized

By Sasha Lindsay-Ramnarine and Victoria Brown Humber’s annual pie drive hopes to raise $3000 for the United Way’s Thanksgiving drive. According to the Daily Bread report children and adults in the GTA are getting hungrier every day. With the Thanksgiving weekend underway the report says donating to drives and food banks will help those in

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