Rising grocery prices could start to affect students on campus

The Chronicle- Rising grocery prices

Director of Food Services for Aramark, John Kerr.

Canadians may be paying more for food this year – and that could mean students at Durham College and UOIT will have to dig deeper into their wallets to satisfy their stomachs. Meats, fruits and nuts are all expected to see the greatest increase in prices for 2016.

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Celebrating 40 years of success

The Chronicle- Celebrating 40 years of success

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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Reduce stress

The Chronicle- Rising stress levels

As flu season approaches people are falling victim to stress and losing daily motivation because they’re overworked. Students are dropping out of programs because of the workload but that workload is possible to be controlled. “From time to time I felt stressed out trying to work on multiple projects at once,” says Sarah Brooks, recent graduate of Durham College’s Graphic Design. “If I knew I had plans or wanted to have free time, I would just make sure I had my stuff done or almost done early, in anticipation of doing social things.” Brooks admits there were a couple of late nights she stayed up to finish projects but says she procrastinated more than she should have.

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