Let the Good Times Roll!

During the stressful time that is midterm season, we all know how easy it is to get caught up in the negatives and start thinking about the worst case scenario. Midterm season = pessimism in its prime. Negative thoughts live for times like these. It's as if they percolate deep down inside of you waiting... Continue Reading →

To Sushi or Not to Sushi

su·shi ˈso͞oSHē/ noun sushi a Japanese dish consisting of small balls or rolls of vinegar-flavored cold cooked rice served with a garnish of raw fish, vegetables, or egg. For the longest time, I could not get past the idea of eating raw fish... it completely grossed me out. But, I also try to live by... Continue Reading →

Variety is the Spice of Life

Ever found yourself in a rut? Sick and tired of doing the same old things over, and over, and over, and over, and over... Okay, you see my point. School can get to be very repetitive. Get up, throw yourself together, go to your classes, do a little studying (if you're lucky), maybe attend some... Continue Reading →

Ten Books to Read Over Your Winter Break

Is your mind saturated from reading too many textbooks? Kick back and refresh your mind with these ten great books over your winter break. This reading list was recommended by Jane Ciabattari writing for the BBC Culture Report. James Lee Burke, House of the Rising Sun Burke, named a ‘grand master’ by the Mystery Writers... Continue Reading →

Movies to Watch over Your Winter Break

Starting to plan what you will do for your winter break? Here is a list of eight films to watch - compiled by Fiona Macdonald for the BBC Culture report. The Hateful Eight After Django Unchained became the highest-grossing movie of his career, Quentin Tarantino revisited the Western with a story about bounty hunters seeking... Continue Reading →

Relive the Glory Days

Through spending my summer as a tennis coach for elementary school children, I have realized we can actually learn a lot from these kiddos. Be ambitious in everything that you do It’s okay to have a competitive side; in fact it’s healthy. This competition, whether it be between two siblings or friends, pushes you to... Continue Reading →

European Trapped Inside a Canadian Body

Wanderlust. A German word meaning a strong desire to travel. Today, our world is so interconnected, providing ample opportunities to explore new lands and cultures. There’s just something about venturing into the unknown that makes it so appealing. With all the technology we have today, it is so very easy to metaphorically travel from the... Continue Reading →

How To Fail A University Midterm

Mid-October stress getting you down? We can all relate - it happens to the very best of us. Luckily, you’re not in this alone. Do you feel irrevocably unprepared for the paper you’re about to write? Well, fear no more - I have come to your rescue with a new and exciting list of ways... Continue Reading →

Big Hero 6 Movie Review

By now you’ve probably heard or seen Big Hero 6, a charming animated movie inspired by Marvel™. It’s an interesting movie with wacky, comical characters and a compelling story. While many love the movie, there were some aspects that I personally did not enjoy as much. Here is my opinion of Big Hero 6 in... Continue Reading →

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