Archive for November, 2012

Scoring for Centennial and the world
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By Zenaira Ali
Sports Editor

Soccer is no stranger to Centennial Colt and Guyana’s national team player Mariam El-Masri. She’s been playing the game since she was just four-years-old.

“My parents put me in it when I was younger and it grew on me,” El-Masri said. “They used to play it and then when they got us, they put us in it.”

El-Masri has two older brothers who also play soccer, one of which plays soccer for Canada’s national team.
She played for school teams growing...

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Creepy Stories: The Last Laugh
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All the doors slammed closed as students rushed late into their classrooms and only the ticking of the clocks echoed up and down the halls. Some of the younger ones shoved past Scrubs, calling him names and giggling. Sometimes they made fun of his teeth, he was missing a few in the front so he would always whistle through the gap. Most of the time he pretended not to hear, but deep down it always hurt. But he just kept on whistling.

Nicholas...

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Student costumes on a student budget
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Eye Popping Treats
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By Rebecca Steckham
Arts and Lifestyle Editor

These eyeballs are deliciously disgusting. Who says you need eye candy for Halloween when you have THIS kind of eye candy!

Ingredients:

• 5 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
• 4 cups peanut butter
• 1 cup melted butter
• 6 cups Rice Krispies
• 1 1/2 lb of white chocolate or 2 12 oz. bags of white chocolate chips
• 1/2 bar of paraffin wax
• 1 large bag of M&Ms
• red...

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In With the New: Ashtonbee Rewnewal Project
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Digital renderings of the completed renovations at Ashtonbee campus.

Bottom: The bridge that will connect one side of the campus with the other. Top: The front entrance of the school.

The ground is officially broken at Ashtonbee campus. It was broken in the more literal sense last spring, but now the brass of the College’s Board of Directors, Student Association and...

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Read all about it: The History of Ashtonbee Campus
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Blast from the past: You’re looking at a spread of the construction of Ashtonbee campus from the Asylum (the old Courier) in Sept. 1972.

In the accompanying article, the College President at the time, Doug Light, explains that Centennial hoped to expand to 20 campuses and nearly 5000 students by 1980. Though that plan never came to fruition, the next campus project did. A campus would be built near Progress Ave. and Markham Rd. that was similar in size to Ashtonbee, but with more room to expand.

Centennial College’s...

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Opportunities for college business grads
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By Coriandre Lawrence News Editor

The school of business at Centennial College is on the verge of completing a new articulation agreement with the University of Lethbridge.

The agreement has been dubbed “two plus two” which allows business students who graduate with a two or three-year diploma to be able to earn a bachelor of management degree from the Alberta based university. However, based on the specific program students wish to enroll in and considering their GPA, two years may become two and a half. As a result...

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Making progress by mapping…Progress
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By Theresa Spohn
Courier Contributor

Have you ever wanted to take a virtual tour of Progress Campus on Google Earth Maps? Well, now you can.
Last spring, Centennial College had its campus grounds mapped with the use of a three-wheel “trike”. Previously, Google only used cars to complete their Street View maps. The new device allows viewers to go off the road and literally tour...

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