Self- Titled: The Definition of “Woman” according to Beyoncé
December 13, 2013: a day christened by the Internet world as “Beyoncéday.” Forget T. Swift’s birthday, Britney’s “Britney Jean” album, or even Lady Gaga’s “Artpop” coming out that month....
Lessons Learned: Notes to Self
I by no means am trying to say that during my whirlwind 20 years on this planet I have become an expert on life. But along the way I have picked up a couple tips and tricks that for me were necessary and at times...
The F Word
No, not that F word but the one that is invisible to the eye but the one covering our everyday with bright colors. Feminism. If someone were to ask what feminism is one might come up with words like butch,...
Second Year Struggles
For many living in residence first year it was the first time living away from family. Living in residence for the first year of university was thrillingly (and at times not-so-thrillingly) different than...
How to get a University Degree in 40 Days
For most of us, school’s a mountain we need to climb.
We start from the bottom, and eventually, somehow, we always get to the top. At the end of every term, we manage to pass all (or most) of our courses....
I let what I want in.
Tell me more about love.
I am in awe of this word.
Like a child dreaming
of Kings and Dragons
I’ve lived my life
in innocent anticipation.
To this day I am unfulfilled.
But let us not walk
through barbed wire and grassy knolls:
I am here but disconnected.
Disconnection was always
such a biting, bitter word
But now I choose it
as a means
Wanting breeds suffering,
but I will let you walk in.
Open, not as a wound,
but as a door that...
Jacques rushes out of his room, set to be late for class. Realizing that he forgot his key card, he cries on the inside during his sprint through the door that he forgets to open. Luckily, there’s a gaggle of beautiful ladies on the other side poised to enjoy the humour of Jacques’ lack of coordination. Continuing through the door, letting the ladies pass by, Jacques attempts to appear cool, calm, and collected. He quickly removes this mask as he rushes down the stairs, doing them 10 at a time,...
Steve Wozniak, Bill Gates, Eleanor Roosevelt, Barack Obama. What do these people have in common? Susan Cain author of Quiet points out that all of them share the quality of introversion. Although the book focuses primarily on introverts, it is also relevant to extroverted people as well. This is because it is important for both types of people to learn about the personality characteristics of others. Cain touches on a lot of different areas such as creativity and success to provide an insightful...