Learning Archive

  • BY AUSTIN WELLS For anyone looking to learn French or improve their existing skills, the Idea Exchange’s Preston Library branch has introduced the perfect event. Their Speak More French event debuted Jan. 10, and is run by senior branch assistant Tina Runstedtler. “All of my family is of French heritage, and I’ve been speaking French for over 20 years. I finally decided that I would be interested in teaching French and pursued it in school...

    Library’s French-speaking event a success

    BY AUSTIN WELLS For anyone looking to learn French or improve their existing skills, the Idea Exchange’s Preston Library branch has introduced the perfect event. Their Speak More French event debuted Jan. 10, and is run by senior branch assistant Tina Runstedtler. “All of my family is of French heritage, and I’ve been speaking French for over 20 years. I finally decided that I would be interested in teaching French and pursued it in school...

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  • BY BRANDY FULTON I turned 20 at the beginning of this month. I have been living an hour and a half away from home for two years now, and I am pretty self-sufficient when it comes to getting to school and work, spending wisely and understanding basic life skills. However, a couple of days after my birthday, my parents decided they wanted to have the ever so dreadful and painfully confusing tax talk. For roughly...

    Tax talk opens my eyes

    BY BRANDY FULTON I turned 20 at the beginning of this month. I have been living an hour and a half away from home for two years now, and I am pretty self-sufficient when it comes to getting to school and work, spending wisely and understanding basic life skills. However, a couple of days after my birthday, my parents decided they wanted to have the ever so dreadful and painfully confusing tax talk. For roughly...

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  • BY JOY STRUTHERS Conestoga College had a lockdown drill Sept. 19 that was successful in some ways, but it left many students feeling confused about the changes in procedure. Janet Mannella, the occupational safety manager at Safety and Security Services, said learning about options was the purpose of the drill and that she thought it went well. “It’s always great to have the drill as a learning tool,” she said. There are different ways in...

    Lockdown drill held

    BY JOY STRUTHERS Conestoga College had a lockdown drill Sept. 19 that was successful in some ways, but it left many students feeling confused about the changes in procedure. Janet Mannella, the occupational safety manager at Safety and Security Services, said learning about options was the purpose of the drill and that she thought it went well. “It’s always great to have the drill as a learning tool,” she said. There are different ways in...

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  • BY JESSICA PETT Ten bookable rooms, 560 seats, 580 places to plug in and 80 computers. All of this is housed in the 27,000-square-foot library resource centre (LRC) at the Doon campus. There are many attributes to this newly renovated space and as students it is important to know everything that is available to you. The bright, modern and inviting library has become a safe haven to a large majority of the student body. Whether...

    What to expect from the LRC

    BY JESSICA PETT Ten bookable rooms, 560 seats, 580 places to plug in and 80 computers. All of this is housed in the 27,000-square-foot library resource centre (LRC) at the Doon campus. There are many attributes to this newly renovated space and as students it is important to know everything that is available to you. The bright, modern and inviting library has become a safe haven to a large majority of the student body. Whether...

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