Using animals to help build confidence

Service animals have taken on a new challenge by helping more people in different ways. Service animals have a history with helping the blind, PTSD victims, police and, as of recently, the mentally ill. Continue reading “Using animals to help build confidence”

Making veggie popsicles

 

If you’re looking for an easy way to change up your diet and live a healthier life. Incorporating flaxseeds into your diet is a great start. Flaxseed contains nutrients like omega-3 fats, fibre and protein. Continue reading “Making veggie popsicles”

How To Make: strawberry chia seed popsicles

Chia seeds were originally grown in Mexico. In the Mayan language “chia” means “strength”.

Using chia seeds in popsicles is a fun and easy way to get nutrition such as vitamin E or Omega-3 fats. This strawberry chia popsicle will supply your body with vitamin E and Omega-3 fats but also fiber, protein and much more.

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The art of turning the classroom into a stage

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Student Owen Ferguson (left) and head of arts at Henry Street High School, Gillian Maxwell.

Owen Ferguson, a student at Henry Street High School (HSHS) in Whitby, auditioned for a one-act play back in Grade 9. He had started taking drama classes that year. Now in Grade 12, Ferguson continues to audition and participate in drama productions. He says his favourite role so far has been Mercutio, the witty sceptic and foil for Romeo is Shakespeare’s 1597 tragedy Romeo and Juliet.

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iPhone 6S review

Apple launched its latest phone design the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus this year. Their tagline for the brand new phone is “the only thing that’s changed is everything.” But is that really true? The phone looks very similar to last year’s model, the iPhone 6. The only difference that truly stands out are new features and a few upgrades like the 3D Touch, improved Touch ID and a 12-megapixel camera. Apple also added a new colour to its line, rose gold.

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Celebrating 40 years of success

The Chronicle- Celebrating 40 years of success

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Executive Director, Michelle Marshall shares the book that the Durham College journalism students helped create.

Success stories are meant to be shared. The journalism students at Durham College (DC) and the Participation House Project (PH) of Durham Region worked together to create a book to celebrate Participation House’s 40th anniversary and share the stories of the people they’ve helped.

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Big plans for the future of Durham College and University of Ontario Institute of Technology

The Chronicle- Big Plans

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The Campus Maser Plan shares their plans for the next few decades for the college and university.

 

There are big plans ahead for Durham College and UOIT. After two years of consultation and discussions Durham College (DC) and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) have completed their Campus Master Plan (CMP). There is so much to look forward to including new residence buildings, institution buildings, additional parking, walking trails, green space and more.

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