#FetesGL: Breaking Bread With Chosen Family

This holiday season, the eAmbassador team is banding together for #fetesgl and sharing their holiday traditions.  Christmas in my family has always been about the food. We exchange gifts, we spend time with our loved ones, we watch festive films — but most of our time is spent in the kitchen. I’m very lucky that I…

MIT64AARY: Finding A Community For Mixed-Race Torontonians

One of the ways I’ve changed since being at Glendon is my community involvement. It’s something so central to the campus culture, and something I’ve written about recently. Before moving to Toronto, I felt keenly my lack of community: the paucity of role models, the scarcity of people like me. I first attended a Mixed In The…

Ontario University Fair: The Survival Kit

For those of you who are in the process of deciding which universities you’d like to apply to: settle in, everyone, Grand-mère Jasmin has some wisdom to throw down. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: choosing a university is one of the biggest and most life-changing investments of your life. There’s a…

On Setting Intention

I have always loved September. I always look forward to it: the way the humidity softens and crisps into cool autumn weather, the return to a fuller routine, the freshness of it all. To me, Septembers always mean lists and organisation and finally being able to wear jackets, jeans, and boots. To me, Septembers always…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Drake To Teach Summer Course At Glendon

As we all know, Drake recently began construction of a multi-million dollar mansion in the Bridlepath, in close proximity to the campus. In a bid to give back to the local community, he has volunteered to teach a summer course at Glendon and is in negotiations with the university regarding the potential of an extended…

Lessons I’m Learning

Here’s the thing: I have always assumed that by certain milestones I’ll become a particular person, fully equipped to deal with her situation. By 23, I had figured I’d be a graduate, doing my Masters in London, England, working part time for some really cool company, with a cat and a nice boy living in…