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On Friday, March 24, Radio Humber celebrated 45 years of Radio at Humber College by inducting Adam Wylde of Breakfast Television and KISS 92.5, Amber Payie of CP24 and CHUM FM, Brad Barker of JAZZ FM, Maurie Sherman of KISS 92.5, Mora Austin of Larche Communications and Ryan Doyle of NEWSTALK 1010 into the Hall of Fame.
Eating healthy is not easy. Especially when you are on the go and don’t have the time to ready your meals ahead of time. Plus! Its expensive, vegetables and fruits cost a lot than a quick sandwich from Timmies. However, the Toronto food scene is catching up and recognizing this need and are starting to come out with some really yummy (and affordable) options for people looking for healthy food on-the-go.
How many times have you told yourself, “I think I’m limit how much sugar I eat”?
Many believe it is possible to do by limiting sugary drinks, and taking one less spoon of sugar in their coffee or tea. However, in many foods, there are added sugars present. The added sugars are normally naturally occurring, but are they not as bad as sugar?
We’re almost there, Humber. Officially, there are less than 30 days left in the semester, and you can almost taste the freedom.
At this moment, your mind might wander as you sit in lectures, complete final assignments, and prepare for exams.
The University of Guelph-Humber’s annual EMERGE Conference is set to return to Humber’s North Campus on April 25.
Statistics Canada just recently updated their numbers and they show the truth of the situation.
As summer approaches, we are making plans and getting ready to celebrate the end of the school year. Let's take a look at a few tips on how to make the best out of our travels!
After securing an interview for a job or internship, what’s your next reaction?
Statistics Canada just recently updated their numbers and they show the truth of the situation.
The one word you’ll hear every year of your college career and afterwards is “Network”.
While it is the support of our parents and loved ones, I think we all know what entity helps us through the stress of college semester or year.
Summer’s coming! Music festivals are announcing their line-ups and it’s time to see what’s happening around Toronto.
"We weren't sure what kind of band we were. We didn't know who we wanted to be. But, three years later, we are ready to show you who we've become, and we're proud of it. Really proud."
Folk/rock band Newport Electric visits Humber College North Campus yesterday for an exclusive interview.
Canada, and Humber Music, was well represented at the 59th Grammy Awards.
The age of droids and starships might not be as “far, far away” as George Lucas suggests. Piaggio, the makers of Vespa, designed an autonomous cargo robot called Gita (jee-ta).
Being in college is the best time to travel. Chances are, outside of classes, extracurriculars, and work, young people aren’t weighed down by the same pressures and responsibilities as adults.
According to the SOCAN Music Appreciation Survey, 85 percent of Canadians said that music plays an important role in their lives.
"Bigger, bolder and wholly encompassing in its creation...Cult Following is a brand new horizon,” DIY magazine wrote about Little Scream’s 2016 album.
Premier Kathleen Wynne is spending this week visiting post-secondary campuses and Jane Burke, one of Humber’s own journalism postgraduate students, had the opportunity to sit down and have an interview with her.
With many of us in the thick of lectures, assignments, and group work, we might be feeling a bit overwhelmed with our academic schedules.
January 25, 2017 TORONTO- Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and Humber’s Ignite team is having an event surrounding mental health from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Student Centre.
When people talk about Jazz legends, they often gravitate to those originating from New York, Chicago and New Orleans; however, Jazz Music can never forget the contributions of Canadian pianist and composer Oscar Emmanuel Peterson.
The nominees for MTV's American Music Awards were made known to the public, earlier this week by Joe Jonas and Rachel Platten, both who were also fellow nominees.
On the behalf of the 96.9 Radio Humber family, we would like to share the story of Meghan McPeak.
Phil Brooks shunned a life of WWE stardom to chase an MMA dream. Will he succeed, or fall victim to his own audacity?
The stars were out in full force at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York City last weekend.
Kelton Reid with an op-ed on why a meme born of a near-tragedy straddles the line between humour and poor taste.
Stan Musial with his take on the raunchy Seth Rogen offering.
When you hear the words, “Let’s go to the Ex” on the radio, that’s how you know the end of summer is near. But it’s also that that time of the year for one of Toronto’s most anticipated and beloved events.
Strap in, Humber rookies. The adventure is about to commence! Nick Miron has the definitive survival guide to ensure the ride is a smooth one.
All day on August 17, Radio Humber put together a tribute show for The Tragically Hip as they finish up their potentially final tour for their latest album, Man Machine Poem.
If you haven't indulged in a Pixar film in a while, you need to do yourself a favour and immediately watch Inside Out!
Radio Humber's Nathan White sits down with one of the hottest young comedians in the nation.
A recent report from The New Zealand Herald indicates that Elvra Savino of the political party Forza Italia has proposed a new law that could imprison “radicalized” vegan parents for providing their children with a vegan diet.
The Arkells have been in the music scene for a decade now, and their age is showing. But this is not a bad thing.
A new theory suggests the death of DNC staffer Seth Rich is linked to leaked Clinton e-mails sent to WikiLeaks.
You’d better have your costumes ready, because Fan Expo 2016 is fast approaching. From September 1st through 4th, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre will be transformed into a fan paradise.
Radio Humber’s Alex Cooper reviews the fine brunch fare at Hank’s on Church.
Another installment of the brunch Bible features Toronto staple Boom.
Andrew Berkeley serves up a pretty ugly indictment of Pretty Ugly People.
SDCC once again delivers tantalizing previews of what’s on film and TV deck in the months to come.
Noah Scanga was at Time Festival over the weekend and has a comprehensive review.
Billy Talent are easily Canadian rock and roll veterans at this point. Since their early days of Pezz, they have been writing and playing music since before many Humber College students were even born.
Gord Downie is an exuberant front man. Top hat, handkerchief, fitted trousers, boots & neutral tones: these fashion pieces are part of his iconic look.
Radio Humber's Radhika Lakhani breaks down the essentials to make the freshman campus transition a smooth one.
Noah Scanga has the lowdown on one of the city's most slept on summer events.
A look at a burgeoning podcast conceived and bred at Humber College.
Samantha Roman highlights some must-see, defunct programming that viewers want to see brought back to life.
Radio Humber’s Christine Yoo breaks down the legendary rock act’s visit to Toronto.
Astrolope is a busy artist. Between frequent collaborations with other artists on the Plutoid label, and being a part of crazy lineups all of Toronto, he also created a solid soundscape of digital bliss.
Drake (aka the 6ix God) and Future were in Toronto for their Summer Sixteen Tour stop this past weekend, but it wasn’t just a regular tour stop.
It’s always been easy to get active, but staying active has always been difficult. Here are some of the best ways to keep your heart rate up this summer that don’t involve going to a traditional gym.
Nathan White presents a comprehensive list of Canadian Olympic fashion do’s and don’ts.
Radio Humber's Andrew Berkeley has high praise for Nickelodeon's anime offering.
Alex Cooper indulges in the rich fares of CocoaLatte on St. Clair West.
When the summer sun is shining strong, and you want to soak in that Vitamin D, then the beach is the best place to be! This list is your guide for some fun in the sun on Toronto’s best sandy shores.
Nathan White goes on a whirlwind tour of Europe without leaving the comforts of campus.
For the most part, it just sucks. Trying to do your own thing with the people who made you constantly breathing over your shoulders.
2016 sees Pokemon mark 20 years of life. The collection-based franchise has spawned a television show, theatrical movies, a trading card game, uncountable toys and dozens of video and board games.
Old Man Canyon is a Vancouver-based band led by Jett Pace. Radio Humber’s Landon Bailey spoke with Pace about the band’s first full length album, titled Delirium.
If you are going to the movies in the next few weeks and are looking for a laugh, look no further than Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.
Toronto became a little more British this past weekend. TD Echo Beach welcomed Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds to Toronto’s Molson Amphitheatre on Sunday, July 10.
I went to my first festival just last year. I did not know what to expect, how to dress and the etiquette involved.
This month saw the conclusion of the second most anticipated soccer event in the world: the UEFA European Cup.
If you ever wanted to experience life at sea (but in your own backyard) look no further than Port Credit!
The Toronto Argonauts are making their home games more enjoyable than ever before. In connection to their relocation to BMO Field after 27 years in the Rogers Centre, the team is also introducing tailgating to the home game experience.
If you’re in the mood for outdoor entertainment, then Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square has just what you need. Every Tuesday and Wednesday night the Square opens up for its annual City Cinema series.
Do you like brunch? Of course you do. Who doesn’t like the delicious combination of breakfast and lunch, which can be enjoyed long after it would normally be acceptable to drizzle hot maple syrup on a warm pancake?
It’s impossible to define punk, let alone punk music. Punks are keen on being different, so how can you narrow it into one solid definition?
The end of the 90's and the beginning of the Millennium was littered with the odd and zany stylings of the two man group Prozzak.
When you have an artist line up that is so stacked with great acts like Rockfest did this year, some bands lose out on longer sets. Despite only being given 45 minutes on stage, Billy Talent did not waste a second of it.
Toronto is home to so many music festivals. However, for those who like their music a little loud, the options get sparse very quickly.
Humber Arboretum has been around since 1977, but each year students still miss out on the wilderness in their own backyard.
Nancy Birko profiles Radio Humber alum and Kiss 92.5's Shemroy Parkinson.
As an adrenaline junkie, you live for the thrill. While some may call you crazy, it’s about testing your limits and experiencing a once in a lifetime thrill, and there are plenty of ways to get your heart racing in Ontario.
There is never a dull moment in the city we call home, and Toronto has so many great events featured every summer
Tuesday, June 21st was International Yoga Day! To celebrate this wonderful occasion, we’re showing you 7 beginner poses that we don’t know at all!
If you are not involved in the aboriginal community it can be easy to miss their presence all around us, in addition to their rich history in Toronto.
Tyler Connolly is the master of teasing his fan – by telling them absolutely nothing.
Nick Miron breaks down all the Pride festivities across the city this Canada Day long weekend.
Known as the “biggest block party of the summer”, fans lined up for hours to witness the iHeartRadio MMVAs last Sunday night in Toronto.
Andrew Berkeley skewers the latest Zac Effron vehicle on Netflix.
For everything from the daily essentials to where you should invest your hard earned cash.
Rob Michaels graduated from Humber College’s Radio, Television and Digital Communications program in 2003
This year, North By Northeast took place in the Port Lands, the festival’s anchored location. This is a big shift from the typical format the festival has been accustomed to.
Summer 2016 in Toronto has yet again failed to disappoint when it comes to live music.
Small towns have a certain charm that cannot be replicated in any city. From their apple orchards to an annual fishing festival, they give way for some memorable experiences that the members of Cold Creek County can attest to.
A cover of fellow Canadian, Justin Bieber’s ‘Love Yourself’ played loudly for a silent crowd at the Danforth in Toronto on the first day of Canadian Music Week 2016. DCF’s rendition of the song was slower and played at a different pace, sounding more genuine than the overplayed version.
The first time I heard Florence + the Machine, it was the song "Cosmic Love", 3,000 times in a row and not by choice. My housemate wanted to see how long he could play the song before it got old.
This year, 96.9 Radio Humber was lucky enough to get invited back to Bestival. 2016’s festival location changed from Toronto Island to Woodbine Park. Located north of the beach on the east side, this venue provided a magical atmosphere of modernity and nature.
Bestival ain’t like the rest of the tivals going down this summer in Toronto.
Growing up can be a difficult time. Between the ages of 18-25, you find yourself being pulled in different directions by the influence of your parents, friends, and the media all around you.
Summer usually indicates the beginning of the music festival season in Ontario, and the festivals for 2016 are set to include some big musical acts.
Are you wondering what Toronto concerts you should experience this summer?
We all remember class field trips as one of the better aspects of attending school. Most of us viewed this as a day out of the classroom and an opportunity to get up to no good. In hindsight, however, we were truly learning through experience.
Kelowna, British Columbia’s Chad Brownlee is a man of many talents. If the name sounds familiar, you may recognize it because he was a former pro hockey player and a sixth round draft pick of the Vancouver Canucks.
The weekend of May 27 – 29 saw one of Canada's largest conventions celebrate its 20th year with record-breaking attendance numbers at the Toronto Congress Centre and International Plaza Hotel.
What do you know about arthritis? Who does it affect? How can you help the cause?
One of the most anticipated acts at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards was Britney Spears. Since the 1990’s, Spears has been one of the most emphatic leading female acts of all time and still generates a popular following selling out seats in her Las Vegas tour.
Take a deep breath, because college can be crazy! Listed here are some websites to help make life less stressful and a bit more fun.
A detailed look at seven places that are worth visiting during your summer “staycation” here in Toronto, featuring everything from the physical to the not-so physical.
For an album entitled "The Dream Is Over," Toronto's own PUP has a lot of ambition in their music, and despite the conclusory nature of the title, has their entire career ahead of them.
It was a lucky night in Las Vegas for Canadian talent as they took home a combined total of 12 awards, one for each month our talent dominated the airwaves in the last year.
Down 2–0 in the Eastern Conference Finals, Toronto is facing an uphill battle against a ruthless Cleveland Cavaliers team.
Sometimes, one of the hardest choices is knowing when to call it quits and walk away from something, even if you love doing it. Luckily, Hot Hot Heat are not making that timeworn mistake.
If you’ve ever ventured around the streets of Toronto late at night, chances are you’ve already experienced the majesty of a live Tupper Ware Remix Partyshow, as they have become infamous for impromptu street performances.
Summer is just around the corner and so is one of the biggest Pride celebrations in the world.
When most people think of country music, they rarely associate it with Canada.
Canadian Music Week just wrapped up and Radio Humber was there. We had such a great time jamming out to some of the freshest tunes and newest acts.
The Blue Sky Miners are a folk-rock band based out of Toronto. I had the chance to catch the first night of their residency at the Dakota Tavern.
If you can’t get the image of Jose Bautista’s bat flip during AL division series last year, then know you’re not alone.
Last week, Canadian rock band, Arkells, released their new single, ‘Private School Boy / Private School Girl’ – a song about people who are born into privileged lives and don’t realize just how good they have it.
If you direct your eyes to the movie poster above, you might immediately assume that American Ultra looks like a basic action movie with B-list actors who reached their peak back in 2010.
I hope you enjoyed listening to Radio Humber's coverage of Canadian Music Week as much as we enjoyed putting it together because, you know, we enjoyed it a lot!
After a long wait of whether this festival would be back this year or not its official, BESTIVAL IS BACK!
Before you can sell yourself to others, you need to be able to sell yourself to yourself.
This year's tournament will feature national teams from Canada, the United States, Russia, Sweden, Finland and the Czech Republic.
If your name is Daniel, this last week must have been one heck of a week for you. With the “Damn Daniel” video surfacing over reading week, people can’t help but say “Damn Daniel”.
It’s that time of year again; just after reading week, stressed because you didn’t actually do anything productive during reading week and needing something to help you distress.
This year’s Juno nominations are in, and Radio Humber had the pleasure of meeting many of this year’s nominees.
With Mattel’s latest announcement of their new editions to the Barbie collection, people are going crazy.
Wanting to get a tattoo can be one of the most impulsive things you may ever do, and if you are confident enough in your decision go for it.
2016 is here, are you ready for it? Here are a few tips on how to make the most out of this new year.
A great deal of magic has been lost in the world this week. With Ziggy Stardust (David Bowie) first returning to the stars, another legend has joined him. British actor, Alan Rickman, passed from cancer on the morning of Thursday, January 14, 2016 at the age of 69.
I know you’re probably wishing you were getting ready to go on a great vacation to Cabo right now, but with the weather we’ve been having in Toronto you won’t really need to leave.
Know what you want to order when you reach the cash register. There is nothing worse than someone who can’t make up their mind when there is a whole line up behind them.
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Jett Pace is the mind behind the meditative songs of Old Man Canyon.
Do you love cats, but don’t own a furry friend? Toronto’s first Cat Café has you covered.
By this time last year, we were up to our waists in snow. This year, no snow yet.
Welcome to another edition of The Continuing Evolution of Canadian Music.
As the semester is winding down and it seems like the work load is growing, you may need a good place to study for all the exams you have or to do any work you may have to do.
Do I believe I was born in the wrong era? Sometimes I do. Is there a possibility that in my past life I was dancing in the mud at Woodstock?
Especially as the holiday season is approaching managing your money is getting harder and harder.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year... EXAM TIME!!!!
The power of reading is something that people take for granted.
With the release of Episode VII approaching fast on Dec 18, fans are getting restless waiting to see the next chapter of the beloved sci-fi saga.
Lee’s Palace filled up quickly for the opening performances by Gold Complex and Adrian Underhill.
That’s something you might not often think about but I’ll challenge you to think about it now.
Spectre the newest installment of the James Bond franchise was released this weekend and in typical family fun my father and I carried out our tradition of going to the movie theaters and watching the new action flick.
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With every choice comes consequence, and with every decision made is a moment you don’t get back.
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Pumpkins! You love to eat them, put them in pies and tarts, but more importantly you love to carve them
ATTENTION SPOILER ALERT!!! IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED THE LAST EPISODE OF THE WALKING DEAD PLEASE DO NOT READ THIS!!!!
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We know that it’s starting to get cold outside but we still have a few warm weeks left!
Toronto’s 5th annual D.I.Y Punk festival Not Dead Yet is back and this year it promises to be bigger than ever.
Boo! It’s almost Halloween and that means it’s time to watch some scary movies.
Sixty percent… That was the number of people who showed up to vote during the last election.
As college students, a lot of people know how tight money can be.
The Toronto International Film Festival is one of the city’s biggest events.
It’s that time of the year again when school has started back up and students are getting back into their regular routine.
August is already here and if you haven’t been visiting the beach, the time is now. Before you know it, you’ll be stuck in class wishing you visited the beach when you had a chance.
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Sunday July 26th had a lot going for it. It was the closing of the PanAm games at Pier 4 in Hamilton, the final night of Wayhome music festival, and Hamilton Fringe Festival as well.
Being one of the hottest award shows of the year, the MTV Video Music Awards will be airing August 30th.
Everyone loves a good laugh and I definitely know that I do. These are a couple of videos that gave me a giggle this past week. Some even made me cry.
Toronto is one of the best cities for festivals in the whole country and summer is the season when some of the best festivals take place. If there’s one thing that the majority of Toronto has in common, it’s the love of music.
Along with pool parties and BBQ’s it’s safe to say that festivals are a huge part of summer. If you’re a music lover you’re in luck. Canada is home to a variety of festivals that showcase an array of music genres.
Netflix has challenged modern television and cable with its offer of $7.99 a month for unlimited shows, movies and even documentaries. It offers thousands of shows to watch with themes to spike everyone’s interests.
Not going anywhere exotic this summer? Well, that’s okay! Just because you live in Toronto doesn’t mean you can’t make your summer great! Toronto has all you need to enjoy a great summer, without breaking the bank.
I think that many people in today’s generation can agree that a dead cell phone is one of the worst things ever. There’s nothing worse than being out in public and having your phone die on you.
The birth of the microwave transformed kitchens around the world. Did you know that the microwave was accidentally invented? This kitchen gadget has saved families everywhere the time and stress of slaving over a hot stove.
Food is an optional expense that only a few people in the world really need to worry about. For those of us that do need to eat to stay alive, there are a few things to keep in mind when considering your diet. Ordering pizza every few days is one way to get your fill but you might drain your bank account more than you want to.
While aimlessly browsing around the net, I came across something so bizarre that I couldn’t believe what I was seeing at first. Apparently, people can now drink sunscreen.
Canada’s largest city has been home to many movie sets over the past few decades. The beautiful Toronto, which was the most recent host city for the Pan Am games, has harbored the likes of Will Smith, Queen Latifah, John Travolta and many more big Hollywood names in Toronto filmed movies.
The new, more popular, name for “How to…” videos is DIY, meaning “Do It Yourself”. There has been a new craze with “Do it Yourself” videos. It seems everyone wants a sense of independence and wants to learn new skills; if you would call them skills.
Instagram has become one of the largest social media outlets over the pest few years. It’s not only a way for photographers to show their work, but it’s also a way for everyone to capture and share snapshots of their lives.
The Pan Am and Parapan Am Games are in full swing with loads of entertainment for spectators to experience in addition to the games themselves. There are over 130 musical artists to see including Rich Aucoin, Joel Plaskett, Serena Rider, The Once, and so many others.
With declining viewership and script diversity, the fifth season of the legal drama Suits, starring Gabriel Macht and Patrick J. Adams, could be just what the show needs to get back on its feet. Suits began as a hit show in 2011, with no episode in the first season ranking below seventh on the cable charts; however, episodes in the fourth season fell as low as 41. Viewership plunged from an average of 4.16 million in 2011 to 2.26 million by the end of season four.
The TTC has gone through some major changes over the past couple of months. From the fare hike to being able to connect to Wi-Fi at subway stations, many Torontonians (including myself) have been left with some mixed feelings.
Over the past couple years Netflix has taken over the movie streaming market. With the amount of love Netflix has received since dominating the digital market, there’s nothing wrong with a few hacks that can enhance your viewing experience! Here are 11 Netflix Hacks that can really come in handy.
You need some quality tunes to compliment the open road and beautiful scenery this country has to offer. A well curated playlist can make a perfect score for your grand adventure, whether you're on the way to the cottage or making the pilgrimage across the country.
Going to college and university gives you a vast knowledge of anything you could possibly want to know from industry professionals. So how do you survive without having to live off of ramen noodles and the occasional home cooked meal when you visit your parents?
Sleep. Just like a healthy diet, it’s a crucial factor to good health. Getting some sleep is one thing, but nothing compares to having a good night’s sleep. Have you been having restless nights lately? Are you tired of disturbed sleeping patterns? If so, many people are in the same boat as you. Sometimes getting a good night’s sleep is hard but here are six tips that can help you catch up on ZZZZZ’s.
Summer is the season of festivals. With the sun beaming down, all the smiling people everywhere, and not to mention amazing live music, you should make the effort to attend at least ONE music festival this year! These will give you the opportunity to meet new people, make some unforgettable memories, and possibly experience something new.
This summer, Canada has some great festivals coming up, which are bound to please the ears of music lovers all over the country. Whether you’re into pop, dance, metal, etc., it’s pretty likely you’ll find a festival to suit your musical taste. Here’s a quick list of some music festivals you should try to get to this summer.