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 →

Bus Surfing for Dummies

Is the cold weather getting you down? Dreaming of a sunny day at the beach? Here is an easy solution to all your November blues. BUS SURFING! This is a how-to guide for this simple and fun sport. In no time at all, you can become a bus surfing pro! STEP 1: Ditch walking to... Continue Reading →

Build your Immunity to Negativity

Negativity and pessimistic attitudes can be contagious. So how can you stay positive amongst the sea of sadness? During midterm season everyone got stressed and easily aggravated. My friends had little positive energy and they just kept getting sadder. I noticed that their attitudes were rubbing onto me as well, but I knew I needed... 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 →

Plan for the unexpected

The life as a university student bears a certain degree of resemblance to war – not only on an emotional level, but also in a more literal sense. You see, similar to a general commanding troops effectively to overcome the opposition and achieve victory, a student must deploy his or her time and energy effectively... Continue Reading →

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