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First intercollegiate slam poetry competition Campus News 

First intercollegiate slam poetry competition

Slam, or spoken-word poetry, is a growing practice among young adults in North America, and is replacing the classic image of a poet with a more modern version. Spoken-word competitions consist of a series of writers, or modern poets, who read their work aloud, turn by turn: changing the face of poetry, as it is no longer directed towards readers, but to an audience. This allows the author of a poem to employ different techniques to give them a greater control over rhythm, speed, tone of voice, etc., and entices…

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Give Hope by Dancing News 

Give Hope by Dancing

Since 1991, with an amazing total of 135 million dollars raised, the Children’s Miracle Network has been working hard to help the countless children affected by illness in Canada. One of their more popular charity initiatives has been the Dance Marathon hosted by high schools, colleges and universities alike across the country. For generations, hundreds of dedicated students have worked to help these children and raise money for the hospitals that try so hard to bring their health back. Of course, the students of Montreal have joined the healing movement….

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Newcomer Support Group at Vanier College Campus 

Newcomer Support Group at Vanier College

Are you new to Vanier? Or even new to Canada? Would like someone to talk to about your experiences? Hw about with others who have just come to Canada as well?   At Vanier, there is a new “newcomer” support group where students from abroad, experiencing their first time living and attending school in Canada, can share their backgrounds, concerns, questions, feelings, stories, or even reactions to studying at Vanier.   If you’re a little unsure about going to a whole group of people you don’t even know to talk…

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CRC Robotics Competition at Vanier Campus 

CRC Robotics Competition at Vanier

The CRC is an annual event that where students from their respective schools ranging from high school to college can compete to show off their ingenuity, creativity and technical skills. Every team must have a robot made specifically for the challenge designed for that year, an informative website and a promotional video featuring their team and their school. This year’s event was held at Vanier College, where teams faced each other off in a 2 vs 2 setting in the G-complex’s mirror room where an arena was set up along…

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A Letter from a fellow Vanier student Voices 

A Letter from a fellow Vanier student

Dear Readers, I’m Anora. I’m a writer and a photographer, wishing to pursue both professionally, and working towards that goal. I originally was going to write about my first week at Vanier, but honestly, it was nothing special – just different. Instead, I will focus on a few special moments in the first month of cegep at Vanier. So much has happened so far and it has been really different. To start off, I have been making many friends at school – though ironically, the majority of them are boys…

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