Students stage a different kind of all-nighter

Arlette Bax, a student at the campus and one of the organizers, explained the rationale for an all-night event: “For people who struggle with mental illness, night-time is the most difficult time for them because they’re at home and they may be alone. So we are staying up all night in solidarity with them.”

Civilian nurse serves both sides during War in Afghanistan

As a nurse in a war zone, Jane Ramage found service toughest when dealing with the other side. “I had a hard time not being able to give dessert to suspected Taliban,” she said. On April 14, intensive-care nurse, Jane Ramage was interviewed by Centennial College journalism students. During the War in Afghanistan, she left civilian nursing and served two tours of duty in a military hospital at the Canadian military base in Kandahar.

TTC bus

No snow tires on TTC buses: Riders at risk?

Imagine being on your way somewhere and the TTC bus you’re in is not moving, because it can’t get up the hill in the snow. That is exactly what happened to many passengers on Monday February 2, when at least one bus on York Mills Road east of Yonge Street was struggling to get up the hill, due to the 22 centimetres of snow that walloped Southern Ontario overnight Sunday and into the morning commute. The TTC buses do not use snow tires.