About the author  ⁄ Assam Elahi

A highly motivated, ambitious, hard working and determined journalist who strives hard each and every day to accomplish more. During my time at Mohawk College, I wrote multiple articles on multiple topics.

A religion like Islam is not always the easiest thing to understand and it may come with many misconceptions. Malik Datardina came to Mohawk College on Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 8) to give a presentation and hold a Q&A session on Islam, explaining it in simple terms and dispelling any misconceptions. ...

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Burlington residents came together by the hundreds on Monday night (Jan. 30) to hold a vigil to show their support for the Muslim community after the tragic shooting at Quebec’s Grand Mosque the previous night. The vigil was held outside of City Hall where Burlington residents brought flowers and lit ...

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Mohawk College students are asking whether an outbreak similar to the one that recently hit Humber College could happen here. The norovirus outbreak at Humber sickened over 200 students with flu-like symptoms. “My friends at Humber became extremely ill and one of them actually had to be hospitalized,” said Mohawk ...

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Wrestling legend Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka passed away on Sunday due to stomach cancer at 73 years old. Snuka debuted his wrestling career in 1968 at the National Wrestling Alliance starting off with a bodybuilder gimmick. From there, he went on to wrestle in many other wrestling companies including the World ...

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The Halton District School Board (HDSB) has voted to consider closing Burlington Central High School (BCHS) in 2018. A downtown school that dates back to 1922, BCHS has a lot of history as the first high school in Burlington. But the board says declining student numbers may force the school ...

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Residents of Burlington teamed up by the thousands in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for largest human letter of the alphabet, but their efforts fell short at the end of the rainy, but highly-anticipated event The Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation event drew 2,334 people to Spencer Smith ...

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It has been 20 years since Tupac Shakur, one of the greatest rappers and influential spokespeople for the black community, died in a Las Vegas hospital after being shot. But his movement and legacy live on. While his murder remains unsolved, fans around the globe are still dedicated to what ...

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With spectacular performances by all fighters, amazing comebacks, devastating injuries and a debut that fell short, most expectations for UFC 203 were met. Although each fight on the main card was entertaining in its own way, the anticipation of each fight paid off. 18,875 were in attendance at the Quicken Loans ...

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