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Natalie Dixon

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November 2016

Remembrance Day: Moment of silence at Humber

By: Natalie Dixon, Lia Richardson and Sargon Jajjo

Hundreds staff, students and community members gathered at Humber’s North Campus concourse to honour members of the military on Remembrance Day.

The event, hosted byHumber journalism professor Carey French, included the playing of the national anthem, the reading of Flanders Field, and several bagpipe players.

Continue reading “Remembrance Day: Moment of silence at Humber”

Canadians disapprove of Trump policies

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President elect Donald Trump is expected to take office as of Jan. 20. (Flickr/Gage Skidmore)

By: Natalie Dixon & Lia Richardson

Many Canadians say they are dissatisfied with Trump’s proposed policies. Some respondents expressed their concerns on what Trump’s victory would mean for Canadians. The Forum surveyed 1, 474 Canadian voters. Students at Humber College also express their worries about new president Trump. Some of those included stock market, trade and race issues. Continue reading “Canadians disapprove of Trump policies”

Study says Toronto tenants living in conditions violating bylaws

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A new survey found that 95 per cent of Toronto tenants are living in conditions that violate bylaws. (Flickr/Boorsma2013)

By: Natalie Dixon & Lia Richardson

A new survey has found that 95 per cent of Toronto tenants were living in conditions that violate the city’s property standards bylaw for apartments.

Of 174 respondents surveyed by the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), the top tenant complaint was cockroaches with 83 per cent saying it is a problem. Continue reading “Study says Toronto tenants living in conditions violating bylaws”

Napping important for optimal energy, new book says

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Some students said it’s hard to find time to relax while in school. (Flickr/mrehan)

Nick Littlehales’ book Sleep – The Myth of 8 Hours suggests there’s a perfect moment in the day to take a nap that boosts alertness and awareness.

The British sleep guru, who coaches athletes, explains the components to getting the optimal rest. Continue reading “Napping important for optimal energy, new book says”

Jays fans on edge going into Game 4

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The Blue Jays are set to play Tuesday afternoon at 4:08 p.m. game four. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

After a game three loss, Jays fans are revving up for Game 4– the make or break game.

If the Jays don’t win this they will not qualify for the World Series.

They are facing Cleveland again with the starting pitch happening at 4:08 p.m. in Toronto at the Rogers Centre. Continue reading “Jays fans on edge going into Game 4”

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