My Favourite Thing Ever: All You’ll Ever Need to Know About Thrifting (Part 2)

If you haven't read Part 1 yet, I strongly recommend you do so before reading this post! So, it's 11AM on a Sunday and you want to go thrifting. Let's get down to it. Here are some tips to make your first time a success: Above all eat, eat something first. Then caffeinate yourself into a... Continue Reading →

8 Ways to Beat Exam Stress

Tis' the season of midterms! As someone with three midterms within 24 hours (!!!), I, along with every student here at Western, is very well aware of the stress and anxiety that midterms bring with them. Hence, I have decided to dedicate this post to midterm season and how exactly to not let it overwhelm... Continue Reading →

My Weekly Musings: Reverie. How to Control it?

Just Plain Weird

So recently, I posted my first post on Purpology ever even though I’ve technically been posting since September. Why? Well my Purpology invitation may or may not have gotten lost in my spam and I may or may not have been posting to my own personal blog, thinking for some reason it was like a bridge to Purpology, and I may or may not have written about 8 posts that about 0 people were reading. Except my mom. Hi mom.

So, let’s talk midterms.

Last night, while studying for a midterm, I took a much needed dance break. “Colours of the Wind” is one of my jams, so of course it was on replay. An hour later, I fell asleep to the movie Pocahontas. It’s safe to say that reverie (some may call it “fun”) is taking over my life. Over the years, we’re taught some tips and tricks to…

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Perception: The 8th Deadly Sin

I want to start off by asking what word you saw in the banner of this blog post? Keep that answer in mind until the end. Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals. Think about this. Do you find yourself labeling yourself because of stereotypes and pre-conceived ideas of how you should... Continue Reading →

Winter moment: Part 2.

Adam opened his last ration in his backpack. “Olives with mashed potatoes” read the cover. He started eating slowly the greenish thick paste contained in it. With each morsel he could feel nausea creeping up his stomach, accompanied with a vomiting sensation. It reminded him his time in the trenches. These human versions of mole... Continue Reading →

Clean Eats- Oatmeal

I know, it doesn't sound fabulous. However, oatmeal has a remarkable bounty of fibre that is vital for your well-being. As students, we are pressed for time and tend to eat whatever we can get most conveniently for breakfast - and it may not be good for you either. This simple recipe is one that... Continue Reading →

Exam Strategies for the under-prepared test takers

I hope you’ve taken the advantage of the brief respite from the grueling university schedule to catch up and prepare for the onslaught of midterms. If you’ve managed your time well, then congratulations! You know, your capability on self-management tends to increase in a snowball fashion - being able to discipline yourself on one occasion gives you the confidence to better manage yourself in the future as well. On the other... Continue Reading →

Happy Chinese/Lunar New Year! 2015

Side note: This post is 2 days past the start of Chinese New Year. Please forgive for my lateness. What is Chinese New year? Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is an Asian tradition that celebrates the start of a new year according to the Chinese calendar. It starts... Continue Reading →

Western Spirit!

Soooooo, which school has the most spirit? I think we can all agree. W-E-S-T-E-R-N! Or at least Saugeen-Maitland Hall. Or at least 5 Upper. Yes, you know what I'm getting at… 5-Up's viral video of a lip dub to Uptown Funk! If you haven't seen it, watch it right now! I watched this lip dub at... Continue Reading →

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