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Top events on campus: Week of Sept. 30

Weekly round up of the top events at the University of Guelph-Humber/Humber North for week of Sept. 30.

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This is our weekly round-up of what we consider the top events that are happening at the University of Guelph-Humber/Humber College North Campus. All events on campus are free unless stated otherwise. 

Monday, Sept. 30

Justice Studies Placement Fair

GH students in the Justice program that are expected to complete their work placement in Winter 2020 should attend this fair to learn more about placement and where they can be completed.

Time: 10:30 a.m- 12:30 p.m.
Location: North Atrium


Tuesday, Oct. 1

GH Career Services: Setting Career Goals

This workshop held by GH career services will talk about what career goals are, and the importance of why students need them.

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: GH 202

Psychology Placement Fair

All students in the psychology program are invited to this fair to learn more about work placements for next semester.

Time: 12:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Location: North Atrium


Wednesday, Oct. 2

Mental Illness Awareness Week

The GH Psych Society presents, Mental Illness Awareness week, starting on October 3 until October 4. Students are invited to learn more about mental illnesses and fight the stigmas against it.

Time: 11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
Location: In front of the plant wall

Kinesiology Placement Employer Fair

Students in the kinesiology program are invited to learn more about work placements for the winter semester. Students can network and ask questions to career service reps.

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: GH Atrium


Sunday, October 6

IGNITE Presents MTV’S Wild N Out

The cast of MTV’s Wild N Out is back! This comedy show will be held at the Lakeshore campus and tickets for Humber/GH students are $25 and for non-students $35.

Time: Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Show starts at 6:00 p.m.
Location: A/B Auditorium at Humber Lakeshore
More information:
IGNITE


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IGNITE Board to meet again in a hidden location

The student union has hidden exact locations since September.

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IGNITE’s Board of Directors, made up of elected student representatives, will be meeting on Wednesday evening at the University of Guelph-Humber, according to a schedule posted earlier this year by the student union, but no exact location or time has been made public.

The Board meeting locations were removed by the student union in September after paid staff blocked a reporter from The Avro Post from entering that month’s gathering of directors, a meeting that later turned out to be of major significance.

The Avro Post attempted to find the meeting in October but was unsuccessful. According to the IGNITE bylaws, the directors have to hold a majority vote to kick a student from the meeting, including student journalists. They are also required to post the meetings publicly.

However, IGNITE has rules currently on its Governance webpage that instruct students, who are classified as members of the union, to reach out to the executive director to obtain access to the meetings, bending the rules of their own bylaws.

If the meeting is indeed held in the University of Guelph-Humber, the typical location for the Board to gather is the conference room found by the entrance doors to the university in the Atrium. ■

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‘This is Garbage’ exhibit launches Thursday

It will be revealed in Lakeshore Campus.

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Garbage will be at the centre of the “This is Garbage” exhibit reveal at Humber College Lakeshore Campus on Thursday.

Sanda Van Ruymbeke will speak on critical analysis and explore the perception and constructs related to discarding material the way society does.

Ruymbeke will look at what contribution can one’s artistic practice make to challenge cultural perceptions and re-imagine the possibilities and value of garbage.

Sandra and Constant Van Ruymeke collaborated for the exhibit, which will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre.

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Don Cherry dropped by Sportsnet

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Don Cherry, who recently was under a lot of criticism following his poppy statement on Saturday night, was forced to step down from his long-running position on Hockey Night In Canada Monday afternoon.

Cherry, who was under fire since Saturday, was fired after his comments in which he talked about immigrants of Canada to support the troops and wear a poppy this Remembrance Day.

Cherry has had an illustrious career with Hockey Night in Canada spending 37 years a part of the business. Ron Maclean, who was Cherry’s co-host of Coaches Corner, issued his own apology during his Hometown Hockey segment yesterday evening during the Leafs-Blackhawks game.

Later Monday evening, Cherry had shared his thoughts on his firing, saying “I mean’t everything I said.”

Sportsnet had then released a lengthy statement Monday evening.

Cherry, who has been welcomed into Canadian homes for the last 37 years will not longer appear Saturday night for the first time.

What will come of Hockey Night in Canada following Cherry’s firing? Change is certainly coming and Saturday’s will no longer be the same with Ron and Don during the first intermission.

Tune in Saturday evening when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7 p.m. ■

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