Stepping through the glass doors, you immediately feel the warm, tropical air. The gentle sound of a waterfall trickles in the background, as you’re surrounded by tall, lush green trees and exotic colorful plants extending to the glass ceiling. After being there for only a few minutes, you forget you’re in the middle of a bustling urban city. Tucked back from a busy road on the east side of Oakville, a greenhouse stays hidden and many locals don’t even know about it. The Oakville Municipal Greenhouse is maintained by two full-time staff who take care of seeding and oversee the
Have you ever visited the Sheridan Gallery at Trafalgar Campus? If you head there now, you can catch the Interaction Design Program’s IXD Futures Exhibition. The Exhibition showcases the cutting-edge work of students. Interaction design focuses on how people engage with all forms of digital technology including mobile devices, collaborative interfaces, and global networks. Interaction designers are creative problem-solvers who find new ways to integrate technology into our lives – by creating new products, developing better applications, and generating more compelling content. The Sheridan Gallery is located in the AA wing, Trafalgar Campus. The exhibition will run until April 1,
Do you vape? A question that is becoming more and more common among young adults, aged 20-24, according to Stats Canada as of 2013. Electronic cigarettes, marketed as safer than regular cigarettes, deliver a cocktail of toxic chemicals including carcinogens into the lungs, new studies show. Even though vapes and e-cigarettes are gaining in popularity with each passing day, they simply haven’t been the subject of too much in-depth research, so the long term effects are unknown. If you are considering using one of these devices, it is best to use caution. For the full story, watch the video below.