This past Tuesday, York University’s Student Financial Services team commandeered the Vari Hall Rotunda for the first ever Financial Literacy Fair on our campus. The event, which also featured outside experts on student money matters, aimed at assisting students with their questions about financial aid, scholarships and general financial health. Just in case you weren’t able […]

The Fall semester is coming to a close, which means we have entered a fifth season — exam season. The weather forecast tends to be dark, cold and dreary with light showers of stress ahead. But guess what? You don’t have to endure exam period that way! With the right tips and guidance from yours truly, […]

  I couldn’t tell you who originally said it, or even who passed on the quote to me, but there’s a saying that has always resonated with me: “The smallest amount of bravery can have the largest impact.” Or something to that effect.   In one sentence, this sums up my international experience teaching English […]

The art of writing can be a magical process, one where you can create an entire world with a pen and paper (or on screen with a keyboard, whatever is your preference). As a budding creative writer myself, I must admit I’m completely biased. A blogger over at Glendon Campus, Isabel, summed up the beauty […]

  If you’re like me, a person who grew up far, far removed from the vast Toronto public transit system, listening to someone trying to give you transit directions in first year was the equivalent of trying to understand a turkey gargling oatmeal. Fortunately, although it may seem daunting at first, getting a hold of […]

This past weekend’s Fall Campus Day was a massive success! As a volunteer, I was really excited to meet prospective students, answer questions about student life and help people find their way around the Keele campus. It was truly a one-of-a-kind experience, and because my mother raised me right, I’d like to share those special […]