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Where Are You From?

Student blogger Teah Pelechaty takes a look at the implications of a seemingly everyday question.

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Fresh Veggies and Summer Sun: The Dig In! Exclusive

Urban agriculture is a great way to connect with your city, and it’s happening right here on campus. Student Blogger Sarah attends a Dig In! gardening evening and reports back on the benefits of growing your own food.

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Yum on a Budget

by Sarah Nathanson. Sarah misses her family’s cooking, but she’s finally tamed the kitchen! Use her mistakes, and what she’s learned from them, to move away from scrambled eggs for dinner.

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Your TO-Do List This Summer

by Sarah Nathanson. If you’re sitting in bed, unhappily watching Friends reruns on Netflix, use the recommendations in this post as an excuse to get up: here are the coolest (and cheapest) activities in the city.

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Clumsily Adulting: How to Get a Summer Job

by Sarah Nathanson. Are you a student looking for the summer job of your dreams? Are you just trying to fill your time and/or pay rent? In this first installment of “Clumsily Adulting,” Sarah gives you some tips on how to feel out the job market.

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Happily Ever After…?

by Erica Ly,  So how did the balancing of 9AM to 9PM classes and my six-hour daily commute really turn out?

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Dear Me.

by Lakshmi Sadhu.  An open letter of advice to my 18-year-old self.

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Keeping the Faith: When East Meets West

by Lakshmi Sadhu.  Corporeal as we are, visiting a physical place of worship is sometimes beneficial for reminding ourselves of our spiritual priorities, and for both stoking and keeping the faith.

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Toronto Light Festival – Highlights!

by Lakshmi Sadhu.  A free open-air light art event taking place in the Distillery District until March 12 to provide an escape from the dark and dreary days of winter.

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What would you do with $1 million?

by Erica Ly.  Upgrade from pack ramen to “the good” cup ramen? Pay back student loans? Travel around the world? Here are some of the most normal and craziest things people have done with millions of dollars – which do you agree with?

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The One Sport You Need to Try Before Graduating

by Erica Ly  From getting a proper workout and developing better discipline, to dunking your coaches in fountains in celebration, here’s why Dragon Boating may be the answer to your extracurricular fascinations.

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Reference Letters: The Untaught Protocol

by Lakshmi Sadhu.  If you have no reason to ask for a reference letter anytime soon, you’re probably wondering what could be so hard about asking a professor for a recommendation.

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Commuting Cheat Sheet PART 2

by Erica Ly.  At furst blush it might not seem that way, but there are some positives among the frustrations of commuting.

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The 5 Stages of Winter

by Lakshmi Sadhu  Experiencing winter in Toronto after growing up in a country where it’s hot all year round.