Bravery in the face of Compliments

One thing that struck me as unique about Student Learning and Transitions when I first started working here was the culture of recognition that...

Car Crash

tw: graphic details about a car accident. This past Thanksgiving, a family member told me about her experience being the first person on the...

Be Kind

It goes without saying that no one has an understanding of what life is like for another person.  Regardless of our personal situations, there...
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It’s the Most Wonderful Time

It’s that time of the year again. Exams. The joyful time of the year where students suffer from sleep deprivation and stress as they...

Maybe there is hope…

Long time no blog! It’s not a secret in the Student Learning and Transitions department that I tend to avoid blogging.  This isn’t my...
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Reflections On Last Night’s Election

Last night sucked for me. I feel that Donald Trump being elected to President of the United States is an incredible loss for marginalized...

November, “Movember.”

Halloween along with the month of October has now come and gone which brings us towards one of my favourite times of the year....

That One Big Test

Throughout your classes in university, there is always that one test that when you think about it, you can’t help but fear it. It...

You’re not special

You’re probably familiar with Dave Barry’s words “If someone is nice to you but rude to the wait staff, they are not a nice...

Transitions

My transition from big city living (Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal) to North Bay has been unlike what the websites say. I should be finding it...