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Natalie Dixon

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November 2015

LGBTQ+ community inclusion grows

(From left to right) Amanda Soriano, coordinator for orientation and transition, Natalie Elisha, coordinator of the resource centre and Tareek Ferouz, a second-year student in the CICE program at Humber.
(From left to right) Amanda Soriano, coordinator for orientation and transition, Natalie Elisha, coordinator of the resource centre and Tareek Ferouz, a second-year student in the CICE program at Humber.

Jessica Newman found it hard to live a lie.

But when she did come out as gay she found strength in the support from her friends and family.

“The best feeling in the world is being able to live the life you want to live. Being able to feel free and feel that freedom to love who you want to love. Live your life in acceptance and love,” said Newman, 20, a graduate from Visions Hair & Esthetics Academy Inc. in Newmarket.

“And when you have your friends and family standing there with you, supporting you, nothing is better.” Continue reading “LGBTQ+ community inclusion grows”

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Cultural mimicry not acceptable for Halloween: Humber

A geisha costume Aboriginal Liaison Officer Quazance Boissoneaur said is disrespectful.
A geisha costume Aboriginal Liaison Officer Quazance Boissoneaur said is disrespectful.

Many Humber College students are scrambling to find costume ideas as Halloween approaches.

But even at a time when costumes are meant to scare or entertain, some are considered out-of-bounds because they are disrespectful and demeaning. Continue reading “Cultural mimicry not acceptable for Halloween: Humber”

How Important is the Flu Shot?

Child getting their flu shot.
Child getting their flu shot.

The flu season is here. The fall and winter months mark it. In accordance, it is important to get a flu shot to prevent the disease. There are also other preventative measures citizens can take, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada website. In addition, it mentions the effectiveness of getting the shot. Today, there are many options for people to get the shot. There are now nasal sprays available as opposed to the needle. Also, people can now go to their local pharmacy to get the shot, making it easily accessible. Continue reading “How Important is the Flu Shot?”

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