Monthly Archives: October 2011

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What started off as a regular morning with a dreaded 8am class turned into a spectacular surprise thanks to an unsung hero… the mailman. I know what you’re thinking… with all the technology at our fingertips (e-mailing, texting, Tweeting, Skyping, … Continue reading

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There’s this stereotype about university students: that all we consume is Kraft Dinner and coffee. And I will admit, this stereotype is frequently realized. Last winter I had 8:00 am class and was rushing to catch the bus in the … Continue reading

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The month of October is the beginning of the Fall season, and features 2 of my favourite holidays: Thanksgiving and Halloween. However this month also harbors my least favourite time of year – Midterm season!!! (insert horror movie music here). … Continue reading

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Hi All, I would like to start off by saying… I LOVE MY JOB!  This past weekend I attended OUF (the Ontario Universities’ Fair) with the Brock Recruitment and Liaison Team and it was one of the best weekends I … Continue reading

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Hey everyone! So being in concurrent education, we have many required courses to help us in becoming experienced teachers. At Brock, we begin our practicum (practice teaching) in second year, so when I was finally assigned the school and teacher … Continue reading

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Ah… tonight I get the whole house all to myself.  Glorious!  I tell you, sometimes it’s the simple things in life that make me really happy.  I love my roommates, I really do, but after seeing people all day and … Continue reading

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It’s unbelievable how fast thanksgiving weekend flew by, especially since I went home for the first time since I moved in for second year. I was really excited because my roommate from New Zealand was coming to my house for Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Hey all! It’s BIG. It’s scary. It’s FRESHMAN 15. Freshmen 15 is a common phrase amongst the first years because it refers to gaining 15 pounds and loosing 15 percent of your high school average. Is it necessarily true? Starting … Continue reading

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Less than one day now until the start of this year’s Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF)!  I guess this countdown would have been better suited for a longer period of time, but… too late for that now.  Besides, unless you’re an … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving is one of my FAVOURITE holidays! It didn’t used to be, but after coming to university I am so thankful for Thanksgiving (ha…ha…ha). The first six weeks or so of school are insane, so it’s the most refreshing break … Continue reading