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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Angelique Dack

Angelique Dack, a brunette, fare-skinned woman with glasses laying in a pastel ball pit.

Digital Community Crew

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Hello, my name is Angelique! I am currently a third-year student in FSSH under the Political Communication specialization with a minor in Criminology and Justice. I am a very active member on campus as I am apart of Ambassadors, Equity Advocates, Peer Leaders, Peer Note Taker, and now - Digital Community Crew! You may also see me around campus giving tours to future Ontario Tech students as an Office of the Registrar Tour Guide. When I am not on campus, you can find me playing Pokemon Go in the heart of Downtown Oshawa, attached to my laptop engaging in digital activism, or my nose in the latest R.L Stine book. Born and raised here in Oshawa, I have a deep appreciation and love for my city. I strive to educate myself to help uplift the rest of my community.

Posts by Angelique

From suspension to success: How I failed my first year

My experience with failure and how you can come back and succeed.
September 28, 2020

The importance of student feedback surveys

“The more students who participate, the better feedback we have” – Dr. Theresa Miedema
December 4, 2020

Ready for all the emotions: heartbreak playlist

A collection of the heartbreak classics!
February 12, 2021

Things I learned this week

Here are some things that Ontario Tech students have learned about this week!
February 24, 2021

Celebrating Black creators

A list of Black creators to support in the areas of fashion, film, visual art, and writing!
February 26, 2021

“What to do with your BA?”

Read to learn more about the “What to do with your BA?” event happening on March 16th, 2021, hosted by the Ontario Tech Humanities Society.
March 10, 2021

TikTok made me listen to it

Now some of my favourite tracks and sounds that live rent-free in my brain come from this app.
January 29, 2021

What minor should you add to your degree?

Ontario Tech has such a vast array of courses and minors; Why not consider adding a minor that interests you onto your Undergraduate degree? From Astronomy to entrepreneurship, take the quiz to find out what time best suits your personality!
June 17, 2021

The Inside Scoop on Working at Ontario Tech as a Student

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work at OntarioTech? No need to wonder any longer, this article will tell you all about various different positions on campus and how to apply!
June 30, 2021

Who the heck is S-Tech?

The Sustainable Technology Club, commonly known as S-Tech, the newest club at OntarioTech with a focus on the innovation and integration of new sustainable technology & practices.
September 3, 2021

Horror Movies Ranked from Never Sleep Again to So Bad, it’s So Bad

Trying to figure out what movies to add to your horror binge list? Look no further! Here are 30 movies ranked based on the vibe you are looking for. Grab the popcorn and dive in!
October 25, 2021

How To Get Politically Involved

Political engagement can be hard as a university student. Here are some experiences from your fellow classmates and how they became politically involved and the importance of the youth's voice in all levels of politics.
November 2, 2021

Alternatives to Holidays: From Gift-Giving to Experience-Giving

What do you get for the person who has everything? How about the gift of spending time together, it’s what this season is all about anyway!
December 16, 2021

Songs to Scream While Getting Ready for Galentine’s

Galentine’s day is an international phenomenon of friends spending this day of love together and bringing the holiday back to its roots, showing you care.
February 14, 2022

Diversify Your Playlist: Black History Month Edition

Where would music today be without the influences of Black culture? Time to take it back to our roots for Black History Month and #DiversifyYourPlaylist with some amazing up-and-coming artists!
February 22, 2022

Tips and Tricks for Durham Region Transit

All full-time students have access to Durham Region Transit so why not take advantage? Here is list of tips and tricks from a pro to teach you all about the do & don't of public transportation.
March 10, 2022

Diversify your playlist: 2SLGTBQIA+ Edition

In celebration of Pride Month, let's take a moment to celebrate some amazing queer artists! The truth is, queer people have impacted the music scene for decades from Prince to Conan Grey, we see their talent in every genre. #DiversifyYourPlaylist by adding a song or two to your personal playlist.
June 13, 2022