If every month had a definition: University Student Edition

Between balancing responsibilities, celebrations, and plain old life, we can probably give the months of the year specific definitions at this point. Here's how I see it: January: way too quiet it’s kinda sketchy, people slipping on ice, Ryerson students apparently still on break? February: singles awareness month, Christmas tree still up, probably pretending to enjoy…

You have to be charismatic to be a leader (Myth 1 out of 5 on leadership)

I'd like to flat out tell you (and hope you'd be convinced) that last week was life-changing for me but you're going to be indifferent. I would only hope that you would believe me and take everything I say as pure truth, but I know you will not empathize with what I'm about to tell you…

How to get bad grades and still succeed

October is the month we students start to feel a little sad because we get back our marks from our assignments/tests we submitted in September... Or is it just me? It also prolly has something to do with the weather. *Disclaimer: The title of this post may be misleading to some - because you should know you won't graduate university…

8 Unwritten Rules of the TTC that should be written

Only 3 weeks into school and that commuter life already has me chilling in my cocoon of bedsheets every morning longer than I ever did last month. Being a commuter during the school year means having to depend on somebody else to get me to my 10am class and 5pm shifts - if that wasn't evident enough every time I tried…

Reaching the peak (but almost giving up) 

I posted a short video a couple of weeks ago on my Instagram which probably confused y'all. Here's the full version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHPtG3y3MdQ&feature=youtu.be This past summer, I worked as a French teacher for around 20 Gr2/3 students. It was one of the most overwhelming and patience-testing experiences of my life, but boy is it true that…