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New Things Happening on Campus Campus 

New Things Happening on Campus

Hello Vanier students, welcome back to school! There are a lot of new things around campus. A few things are happening around campus for those interested in joining activities on campus or just finding something to do on campus.  You have recently seen tents that are placed around the campus. Some tents are for you to sit and eat and in. Using the tents does include following protocols of maintaining a two-meter distance, respecting a maximum 15-minute occupation of a spot. Once you are seated in your spot, you have…

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College Covid Case Count Now on Omnivox Campus 

College Covid Case Count Now on Omnivox

A little disclaimer for those who have not been made aware yet, every Tuesday and Friday on Omnivox, there will be updates on our case count at Vanier.  As of now, the current number of total cases is thirty-six, and we have an average of nine cases every week. While this number may be relatively small compared to a large number of students and staff currently at school, it is important to continue to follow public health guidelines. Wash your hands, wear your mask correctly, maintain a distance of two…

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Upcoming VCSA By-Elections Campus 

Upcoming VCSA By-Elections

The VCSA By-Elections are currently underway. The positions that are available for the upcoming By-Elections are: Treasurer, Internal Affairs Coordinator, Academic affairs Coordinator, Communications Coordinator, Clubs Coordinator, and Community Coordinator.   A very brief description of each of the position’s roles and responsibilities:  The treasurer is to be responsible for the management of the Association’s finances.   The Internal Affairs Coordinator is responsible for acting as the official coordinator of internal communication within the executive council.  The Academic Affairs Coordinator is responsible for being the liaison between the academic council and the…

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Back to School under COVID – Interview with Director General John McMahon Campus 

Back to School under COVID – Interview with Director General John McMahon

It was the moment that many Vanier students were hoping for: going back to in-person learning. For returning and new students, the idea and experience of going back to school under a pandemic can create a mixed bag of emotions. From the excitement of seeing friends and teachers again to fear over catching the virus in the classrooms, here at the Insider, we have asked our own Director-General, John McMahon, about his thoughts and feelings about going back to school on campus, in the hopes of enlightening and reassuring students….

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The Interviews of VSuccess Campus 

The Interviews of VSuccess

VSuccesses’ interview with Vanier’s Director General John McMahon allows viewers a glimpse into the life of an educator with amassed diverse experiences and interests. He speaks candidly of his experience teaching in Nunavik and the Caribbean, as well as his passion for hockey. Mr. McMahon discusses how his positive influence as a teacher has helped him be happily satisfied in his career as an educator. Making a point to highlight the Vanier graduation ceremonies, he calls attention to their inspirational and impactful nature. Director General McMahon emphasizes the importance of…

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Virtual Sustainability Activity Campus 

Virtual Sustainability Activity

Hey Vanier Students! Are you looking to green up your house, or spaces around your house, or the living area, or maybe your room, but aren’t sure how to? Vanier Sustainability has a virtual workshop set up just for you! Vanier Sustainability is holding a virtual DIY plant propagation & macrame plant holder workshop. The virtual workshop will be held on March 24 at 1 pm. In this workshop you will be able to make your very own macrame plant holder and be able to propagate plants. Supplies for this…

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Vsuccess Arrives on Campus Campus 

Vsuccess Arrives on Campus

There is a new initiative called Vsuccess at Vanier College. The initiative was founded by Mario Michas and Maia Fukuyama of the Vanier Student Leaders. As part of the initiative, successful, motivational and inspirational Vanier students, staff members, professors and alumni are interviewed.  In the interviews, important pieces of advice are given; tactics on how to succeed in CEGEP and beyond are shared, as well as the offering of messages of encouragement.  In the first interview, Ms. Cari-Lynn Clough who works tirelessly and selflessly as a Student Success Advisor, shared…

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New Mental Health Initiative on Campus Campus 

New Mental Health Initiative on Campus

With the pandemic, many of us have been confined to our households and take most of our classes online. Being in quarantine has led to the detriment of the mental health of a good proportion of the population, including us students. Reaching out to the right services seems unattainable and confusing at times, which is where the VCSA has stepped in. Our student union has purchased for all current full-time day-time division students a subscription to the Empower Me virtual application, which means that access to the application comes to…

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Vanier student Karim Mane is going to the NBA.  Campus 

Vanier student Karim Mane is going to the NBA. 

  Vanier Cheetahs guard Karim Mane has made history by signing with the NBA’s Orlando Magic.    Mane becomes the first player ever to join the league directly from CEGEP, having attended Vanier College from 2017 to 2020, turning down interest from a number of NCAA Division I universities. The 20-year-old made the announcement two days after he went undrafted in Wednesday’s 2020 NBA Draft.  Blake Murphy posted on Twitter that Mane’s deal in Orlando is a two-way contract. Mane said on Twitter that he’s “excited and humbled” to join…

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De-Stressing and Holiday Activites With Vanier Student Life Campus 

De-Stressing and Holiday Activites With Vanier Student Life

    Once again, Vanier Student Life has some fun and de-stressing activities for you. If you like animals and need to find ways to de-stress, then the virtual animal therapy event will be just for you. Vanier Student Life has also organized multiple Netflix Watch Parties with the theme of holiday movies.       Vanier Student Life has organized a virtual animal therapy event. This virtual event will help you de-stress, and, also, you will get to meet really cute animals.  It will be held on December 9th during UB, which is from…

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