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A new start-up on campus Campus 

A new start-up on campus

Social Science students were able to attend a “coffee break” activity on September 29th and November 17th. This initiative serves as an “informal” discussion space amongst students and economics teachers where Applied Economics can be discussed outside of a classroom setting. Their first meeting was about Personal Finance and Wealth Management in the Age of Millennials, while their second meeting explored the Bridges and frontiers between Economics and Psychology.  During the first meeting, students were able to share their thoughts on portfolio diversification, real estate, and cryptocurrency while engaging in…

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The Shoe Box Project – It’s a Wrap! Campus 

The Shoe Box Project – It’s a Wrap!

Through donations from Vanier students, staff, friends and family, the Vanier Shoe Box Project created 42 gift-filled shoe boxes. These holiday gifts will be donated to local women’s shelters for those impacted by homelessness. This project served a purpose to share kindness and love with the less fortunate during the Holiday Season.  I’d like to thank my team of volunteers who assisted me throughout this month-long project: Alexia Wojcik Da Silva, Gabriella Gratton, Vanessa Papamanolioudakis, Dhimahi Jigneshkumar Patel, Victoria Lattas-Patrinos and Alexandra Tsigaras. I’d also like to thank the Vanier…

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Pasko Na Naman! It’s Christmas Again! Campus 

Pasko Na Naman! It’s Christmas Again!

Hey there, Vanier students! Are you looking for a group activity to do over the Holidays? The Vanier College Filipino Association (VCFA) will be organizing their first Christmas event on Wednesday, December 15, and all Vanier students are welcome to join! Titled Pasko Na Naman! It’s Christmas Again!, the VCFA will be offering classic Filipino games as well as food from Aunt Dai restaurant. It is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the end of your semester, meet some new friends and learn more about Filipino culture. Admission is free, and…

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Don’t Forget Your S.T.A.R. Hours! Campus 

Don’t Forget Your S.T.A.R. Hours!

On Omnivox, you can officially download the S.T.A.R. hours request application! For those who don’t know, the S.T.A.R. program recognizes a minimum of 60 hours of volunteer work and participation on and off-campus and will be recognized on your transcript.  Any volunteer work or club participation on campus can be used for S.T.A.R. hours, whether volunteering for the open house, aiding in V.C.S.A. events, or even writing for the Insider! It’s important to note that you can receive S.T.A.R. hours only if: You are a full-time student  Not on academic…

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Vanier Women’s Soccer Team Division 1 are National Champions! Campus 

Vanier Women’s Soccer Team Division 1 are National Champions!

The Cheetahs are #1 in the country!! Yes, the Vanier College Women’s Soccer Team Division 1 is number 1 in Canada, winning gold in the 2021 Women’s Soccer National Championship.   A big congrats to the Vanier Women’s Soccer Team Division 1 on their huge victory in winning the National Champions! On November 13, our Women’s Soccer Team Division 1 defeated the Dynamiques de Sainte-Foy, from CEGEP Sainte-Foy, in the CCAA National Championship Game. The Cheetahs won with a final score of 3-0 in the gold medal match and gained the…

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Women’s Self Defense Workshop and Vanier Art Hive Activities Campus 

Women’s Self Defense Workshop and Vanier Art Hive Activities

Hey Vanier Students, there are plenty of workshops and activities for you to attend on Campus! There will be a Women’s Self Defense Workshop, and The Vanier Art Hive has some fun activities organized for you. Student Services has organized a Women’s Self Defense Workshop. The workshop is to empower our female students and give them the tools they need to protect themselves. The workshop will be provided by Sasha Reece, a Martial artist who has 20+ years of experience in Karate and Kung Fu. She is also a First-Degree…

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Black Friday Blowout Campus 

Black Friday Blowout

This time around, it is our turn to give back! For many, Black Friday is the best occasion to thank the community they serve. Here at Jake’s Co-op, we are more than grateful to have the chance to accompany our students, teachers and service personnel through their week and perhaps make things a bit easier for them. Whenever you forget your calculator at home, right before an exam or when you take the decision to show your school pride by acquiring a Vanier hoodie, we are here to make sure…

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Jack.org is here for your mental support! Campus 

Jack.org is here for your mental support!

Do you want to find a safe place to talk about your feelings? Do you want help to help people raise awareness about mental health? Do you want to participate in activities to socialize and boost your morale? Jack.org is here for you! Jack.org is Canada’s only charity training and empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health. Jack.org was founded to prevent the rise of suicidal thoughts in youth across the country. All leaders are trained to talk, present and raise awareness and dismantle barriers to ensure positive mental health…

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Get into the spirit of giving while on campus Campus 

Get into the spirit of giving while on campus

With the Holiday season approaching, the Vanier Key Society and I have launched a fundraiser this November. This fundraiser is for the Shoe Box Project. The Shoe Box Project is a non-profit organization that gives back to women impacted by homelessness through gift-filled shoeboxes. These small gifts are a way to remind them just how valuable they are. Additionally, it is a great way to share compassion, empathy and kindness with women in shelters. Although we’ve already had our bake sale, you can still get involved! We encourage you to…

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Halloween Activities on Campus and More! Campus 

Halloween Activities on Campus and More!

Hey, Vanier Students! Are you ready to celebrate Halloween on Campus? Get excited because Vanier Student Life, VCSA, and Vanier MEDLIFE have organized many fun activities for you!!  The VCSA organizes multiple Halloween activities and events on Campus. On October 25th, there will be a pumpkin stress ball giveaway at the VCSA Office C-214. On October 26th, there will be Halloween cookies at the VCSA Office C-214. On October 27th, the VCSA organized a pumpkin carving contest that will be happening during UB in the tent between the D &…

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