Et Cetera



Students with signs advocating against guns and gun violence. (Tomwsulcer)

Matt Owczarz

Originally published in the Et Cetera.

The latest call for action against gun violence in the U.S. is still making headlines and causing a stir without losing momentum thanks to Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students. After their school fell victim to a mass shooter — armed with an AR-15 rifle — who killed 17 classmates and staff members the students took action, organizing protests, starting marches and demanding change.



Toronto needs to back up its sanctuary city designation


Toronto: Nathan Phillips Square and Toronto City Hall (The City of Toronto)

Matt Owczarz

Originally published in the Et Cetera

Toronto is a sanctuary city.

But that doesn’t mean enough is being done for undocumented residents. A city has to be able to back up that title by providing adequate aid to asylum seekers while eliminating their risk of deportation.


Humber alum K. Trevor Wilson, nominated best comedic artist of the year

k-trevor-wilsonComedian K. Trevor Wilson nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award (K. Trevor Wilson)

Matthew Owczarz

Humber alumnus and award-winning comedian K. Trevor Wilson was nominated best comedic artist of the year in the annual Canadian Comedy Awards. Wilson is nominated in the category alongside Graham Clark, Jus Reign, Mike Ward and Kenny Hotz. (more…)

Arboretum cleanup gets just one volunteer – plus reporters

matt_owczarz_shoreline02Arboretum Staff, Alumni and journalism students help clean up the environment around the Humber River. (Matthew Owczarz)

Matthew Owczarz

A low volunteer turnout didn’t stop Humber Arboretum’s shoreline cleanup after Journalism students covering the event pitched in to help save the day, and the environment.

Journalism students from Humber News and Humber Et Cetera joined Arboretum staff and a single volunteer to raise the number of participants to 10 on Wednesday.


IGNITE holds “you do you boo,” clubs fair

clubfairowzcarzStudents fill the student centre at Humber’s North campus for IGNITE’s annual club fair. (Matthew Owczarz)

Matthew Owczarz

Humber club ambassadors filled the North campus student centre for IGNITE’s annual club fair to anchor display booths on Tuesday.

The annual fair allows campus clubs to promote themselves face-to-face with students in a social environment rather than just online. (more…)

North space gallery gets revamp

artspace1Digital Content and Marketing Coordinator Casey Norris inside Humber Galleries’ digital North Space located in the LRC. (Matthew Owczarz)

Matthew Owczarz

Humber Galleries has combined creative expression with advanced technology into its newly relaunched digital gallery.

The North Space gallery opened on Sept. 6 to allow students and faculty to discover how digital technology is shaping the future of teaching, learning and creative expression outside the classroom.


Career Services puts resumes to the 6 second test

resumeBrooke Stevens and Allison Scully from Career Services put student resumes to six second test in the LRC. (Matthew Owczarz)

Matthew Owczarz

Humber students put their resumes to the test as part of a’ Career Services’ back to school event this week

Representatives from Career Services came down to the Humber North campus’ LRC to evaluate the resumes through a hiring manager’s ‘six second test’ from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Monday.



humberThe 2014 – 2019 Sustainability plan focuses on reducing the impact of humans around campus. (Matthew Owczarz)

Matthew Owczarz

Earth has a limited amount of natural resources but people continue using non-renewable energy like there is no tomorrow, and at this rate experts believe there very well might not be.