Suspect dead after attack at Ohio State University

              By: Caitlin Patrick The shelter in place at Ohio State University has been lifted and the situation is now safe, students are being let out of the building. One suspect is dead, one victim is in critical condition and nine other people are said to be stable. In…

Torontonians prepare for winter months ahead

            By: Caitlin Patrick and Lindsay wadden Winter is less than a month away which means bad weather conditions have begun. Transit riders and drivers are both affected when the weather turns for the worst. Delays are expected on the roads and the Government of Canada suggests getting an earlier…

Humber security not satisfied with lockdown drill response

By: Caitlin Patrick, Brandon-Richard Austin and Erian Amor De Los Reyes Humber College’s North Campus held a lockdown drill this morning. Security staff at Humber said after the procedure that they weren’t totally happy with how students conducted themselves. During last year’s lockdown drill, Humber was criticized for the instructions it gave students. Police said…

Canadian NASCAR drivers react to Johnson’s 7th championship

                  By: Caitlin Patrick Jimmie Johnson has won his seventh Sprint Cup Championship title, tying him with Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Sr. for most over-all. After winning five straight championships, 2006-2010 and his sixth in 2013, it was never a question of if but a question…

Gilmore Girls’ Luke’s Diner coming to Toronto

              By: Caitlin Patrick A Toronto coffee shop owner says “there’s a lot of buzz” about his business taking part Wednesday in celebrating the 16th anniversary of the TV show Gilmore Girls. Four coffee shops in the GTA will be transformed into Luke’s Diner, a popular hot spot in the show….

Lower parking rates for Ontario hospitals

                  By: Caitlin Patrick Ontario hospitals are now required to offer lower parking rates for patients and other frequent visitors. As of Oct. 1 hospitals that charge more than $10 a day must reduce their rates by at least 50 per cent. They must now provide passes…

Samsung ends Galaxy Note 7 production

                By: Caitlin Patrick Samsung announced this week that they are ending production of their Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, after reports of the new devices catching fire. Samsung originally recalled the phone on Sept. 15, and later released replacement phones to compensate. After more reports of the second…

UN suspends aid convoys following Syria airstrike

By: Caitlin Patrick The UN humanitarian aid agency has suspended all convoys following airstrikes on aid trucks that killed at least 12 truck drivers and Red Crescent workers in Syria, Monday night. The UN called the attacks “sickening, savage and apparently deliberate,” in a statement Tuesday. “The humanitarians delivering life-saving aid were heroes. Those who…

Homa Hoodfar free from Iranian prison

          By: Caitlin Patrick Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed that Dr. Homa Hoodfar, who was imprisoned in Tehran’s Evin prison since June 6, has been released. “Canadians are relieved that Dr. Hoodfar has been released from jail and will soon be reunited with her family, friends and colleagues,” Trudeau said…

Shomi to shut down streaming service

  By: Caitlin Patrick Canadian streaming service Shomi will be shutting down at the end of November. David Asch, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Shomi, said in a statement, the company is grateful to “Canadians who enthusiastically invited us into their living rooms and took us with them on their phones, tablets and laptops….

Women’s volleyball sweeps Redeemer University in home opener

The Humber women’s varsity volleyball team squared off against Redeemer University for their first home game of the season on Thursday. An energized Hawk Nation fuelled the team on the court and it showed as the Humber Hawks ended up sweeping the Redeemer Royals in three straight games. In the first of three matches, the…

Hawk men’s basketball passes Redeemer Royals

The Humber men’s varsity basketball team staved off a late rally by Redeemer University on Thursday, hanging on to win its last game before Christmas break. At the start of the first quarter the Humber Hawks began to pull away but the Royals struggled to keep it close, ending it 25-18 for Humber. Redeemer refused…