Asbestos is best known for its role in causing mesothelioma, a rare and deadly form of cancer that develops mainly in the lungs. Although we now know about its dangers, it was a popular building material as recently as 1990. Due to its fire-resistant nature, it was used in insulation, shingles, ceiling tiles, and even cement.
Every fall, high school seniors throughout the world begin their long, grueling journey towards higher education. Many of them fret over their admissions essays and worry about whether they’ll get accepted into their dream school. But, more than anything else, these students are most concerned about the rising cost of tuition and the student loans they’ll have to take out to pay for their degrees.
Students from all across Ontario recently attended the Study and Go Abroad Fair, which was held on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 from 12 PM to 5 PM at the downtown Metro Convention Centre, right beside the CN Tower. The fair featured dozens of different universities, colleges, and schools from all over the world, and also hosted multiple presentations and seminars.
Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School’s library has been closed for the first half of lunch since the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year. “It feels a bit unfair to the students and to the people who really need it,” said Anton LoRi, a twelfth grader who is amongst the many students affected by the library closure.