#ThanksGLiving

As you already know, I grew up in the U.K., so Thanksgiving was never a part of my life until my family moved to Toronto. Unlike poutine, plaid shirts, and snow-related activities, this is something I’ve taken to like a duck to water. A little gratitude can go a long way, so here’s a list…

Après Explore, Part 1: An Open Letter to Familloise

I just returned from the Spring session of the Explore program at Université Sainte Anne, Nova Scotia. Over the next little while I’ll be sharing des petits morceaux of my experience there, so stay tuned!  Open Letter to Familloise (my residence, Belliloise, for the last 5 weeks) What’s In My Bag: Nova Scotia edition (what…

#WhyAreYUHere : All Roads Lead To Glendon

This month, Team Awesome are waxing philosophical and pondering why we are here at Glendon.  All roads lead to Glendon. I realised this in hindsight. When pondering this month’s theme #WhyAreYUHere, it’s not really a matter of why I chose to be here: Glendon was not my first choice school. It was barely even a choice:…

Benediction For The Burnt Out

It’s that time of year again, friends. Midterm season is upon us. Even many of us who are no longer students are finding themselves in a state of overwhelming chaos, lately. Personally, I’ve had a Bad Week. This week, I’ve had the worst and most debilitating anxiety attacks of my life. The most severe one happened immediately…

A Declaration of Interdependence

For me, as a teenager, the idea of university was synonymous with independence. We’ve probably all thought about this, perhaps without even realising. I figured that I would magically transform into a capital-A Adult. I assumed that I would stride out into the big wide world and never look back. I thought that being in…