In “Creepin’ on Campus,” Alex Cianfarani, Bianca Di Felice, David Leo and Jonina Charles set out to uncover the truths and tales surrounding all things myths and urban legends. This week’s episode takes the first step into the world of hauntings. From a haunted theatre, to an unworldly mansion, to what’s happening on the Humber Lakeshore campus grounds.

Varsity Clues: Myths and Legends is produced and hosted by fourth-year University of Guelph-Humber Media and Communication Studies (MCS) students. They dive into topics related to colleges and universities and uncover stories about myths and legends told and heard by students. 

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Links and Resources

5 Creepy University Urban Legends [Time Stamp 01:07]
Click the link for more information about legends and myths that are said to have happened at universities and colleges. These may look familiar as many of these myths and legends are said to happen on campuses through television series and movies.
Click here for more Toronto-based urban legends.

Story One: Humber Lakeshore or Asylum [Time Stamp 03:15]
Mimico Asylum’s Storied History still Fascinates
Information and audio to learn more about the history of Mimico Asylum or what we now know as Humber College Lakeshore.

Story Two: Ryersons Haunted Theater [Time Stamp 07:31]
Supplementary information from Jordan White. White does further investigations on Ryerson’s theater. There have been over 132 reports of people who have experienced paranormal activity in the school’s theater.

Story Three: The Haunting of CHRISTIE MANSION [Time Stamp 10:54]
Additional imagery and information about the haunting of Christie Mansion. Information provided by HouseHistree.

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Featured image credit: Briana Fee