Columns + Features

VetTech's "Adorable Adoptables"

This year's class of Veterinary Technician students is continuing the popular adoption program. Every week, The Scene’s webpage will feature a pet or two (or more) being cared for by the program, which students (and staff) may adopt. If you are…

HHH: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With Material from Cancer Care Ontario October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Cancer Care Ontario is encouraging women ages 50 to 54 to talk to their healthcare providers about getting a mammogram screening. It is estimated that about 10,100…

Party Like A Pagan, Unless You Have Paraskavedekatriaphobia*

*Fear of Friday the 13th (a.k.a.: Triskaidekaphobia or Friggatriskaidekaphobia) We hope you’re holding a horseshoe, a rabbit's foot or an elephant (with its trunk raised) as you read this. It is a dreaded “Friday the 13th”. Oddly, if we were…

HHH: Cervical Cancer Awareness

CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS WEEK October 16 to 20 is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week. Cancer Care Ontario is encouraging all women aged 21 to 69 to stay up-to-date with regular Pap tests. A Pap test is a screening test that can help prevent…

October's "Recommended Read"

Aside from academic material, the college’s Library staff is also happy to recommend “leisure-time reading material” to students and staff. This month, it recommends … “Passing On” by Penelope Lively. Booker-Prize winning author Penelope Lively is…

Prostate Cancer Awareness

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month … although fundraising for that cause usually occurs in November as part of the “Movember” campaign (including symbolic moustache-growing). In Canada, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men…

The Ig Nobels: You Can't Make This Stuff Up

Every year for the past 27 years - at about the same time that the Nobel Prizes are doled out to recognize brilliant and commendable scientific, scholarly and humanitarian achievements - the reverse is also true ... ... The Ig Nobel Awards are…

Book Look

Aside from academic material, the college’s Library staff is also happy to recommend “leisure-time reading material” to students and staff. This month, it recommends … “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho. Written in 1998, this enchanting novel has…

College Involved In Suicide Prevention Effort

With Material from the Windsor-Essex Chapter of the Canadian Mental Health Association and Windsor-Essex County Health Unit. September 10 marks the 15th Annual World Suicide Prevention Day. In honour of this, the Canadian Mental Health Association…

Staying fresh with frosh

This year’s frosh … Are seeing the demise of Sears, just as their parents saw Eaton’s sink into bankruptcy … Except for alumni games, never saw The Great One play in-person … And don’t realize that a certain building in Toronto actually saw the…