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By: Katherine Aylesworth There may be a lot of guys with bare faces today, but it won’t stay like that for long. There start of November also brings the start of Movember, the annual month-long mustache growing event that raises money and awareness for mens health around the world. At Humber College in Toronto, after two successful
By: Katherine Aylesworth Mental health is a growing issue when it comes to social media, and Instagram is rolling out an anonymous reporting system to help address their user’s well-being. Instagram isn’t all selfies and kittens. There’s a haunting component behind the site that has its glaring disadvantages. The site can be used as an outlet to
By Sveta Soloveva A recent survey of 25,000 Ontario students has found rising rates of student anxiety, depression and suicide attempts, CBC reports. However, some Humber specialists say a lot of people don’t know the definition of depression and confuse it with stress. OUCHA president Meg Houghton said 20 Ontario colleges and universities participated in the survey.
Britnei Bilhete The federal government has pledged over $13.8 million to provincial eHealth programs, one of which is a York University online initiative that will focus on students and their emotional well-being. “These projects have the potential to make high quality mental health services more available to the young Canadians who need them,” Jane Philpott, Minister of
Samantha Singh with files from Samantha Juric and Jessica Reyes The two remaining Humber Students’ Federation presidential candidates commented publicly Thursday on the sudden dismissal this week of Mikki Decker, the other candidate in the race. Ahmed Tahir and Joel Caldarola spoke to Humber News two days after Decker was disqualified because of her grade point