I need help, STAT!

A couple of years ago, we started thinking about the idea of a student run tech team. It’s not something we can take credit for coming up with. There are numerous examples on the internet, with some secondary institutions even offering a course for credit. Check this link as well for more details: https://jennscheffer.wordpress.com/2014/12/27/student-tech-teams-101-a-toolkit-for-educators/ I…

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SSL Everywhere

Warning; technical details ahead: Over the weekend, the entirety of the Commons was switched over to the HTTPS protocol. This has been in the works for a few months now, and took a few key steps. We first needed to secure all of the content that you share on your site. We accomplished this by…

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Picture of the Commons in 2011

The Commons Experiment

5 years ago, around this time of the year, we sat in the Memorial Building in Ancaster, feeling like perhaps it was too late, and that maybe we should wait to launch until Semester Two. What would become the Commons had just been brought to life on a small server. Most of the summer was…

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