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Why you should go to University

After I graduated from high school, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. I initially chose to go to university as a kind of buffer between high school and the real world. What I ended … Continue reading

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3 Best Kept Secrets of Campus: Outdoor Locations

It’s spring time! With the weather warming up, it’s time to get out and enjoy the fresh air. I know we’re all super busy as the semester winds to a close, but I find that getting out for a walk … Continue reading

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Networking with Professors

A good relationship with a professor can mean a number of different things: someone to go to for advice about your academic career, someone who can let you know about opportunities that arise for someone with your interests, as well … Continue reading

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Reading Week: poorly named, but still awesome

Okay, so it’s no big secret that many students don’t actually use Reading Week to read. For some schools, the equivalent is Spring Break or Revision Week, but here at the U of L (and at many other schools in … Continue reading

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Money Tips for Students: Entertainment Budget

After a long week of classes and homework it’s tempting to unwind by splurging on fun activities. But it only takes a couple of trips to the mall or the bar to end up with very little money left over … Continue reading

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A Taste of Scottish Culture: Robbie Burns Day in Lethbridge

Haggis, bagpipes, Scotch whisky, and Burns poetry. That sounds like a night out to me! In a place like Lethbridge, the only time to have all these things under one roof is on Robbie Burns Day. It’s a great chance … Continue reading

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Starting university in January?

Most students start their university careers in September, but there’s a small group of us who started in January! Like some of you reading this, my first semester at the U of L was a winter semester. Our experience is … Continue reading

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

Happy New Year! If you haven’t come up with a resolution for this year, here is a list of ideas you should consider as you get ready to commence the New Year and a new semester. 1. Keep a journal. … Continue reading

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Last-minute homework, first mistake | James

It’s 10:00 pm. Your clear the clutter off your desk and boot up your computer. You stock the fridge with several cans of your favourite caffeinated soft drink. With longing, you throw a quick glance at your pillow. Regrettably, there … Continue reading

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Politics on Campus | James

I just voted in a campus referendum! Democracy can be exciting, and it’s great to participate in it right here on campus. Occasionally the Students’ Union proposes a new initiative that has to go to the student body for a … Continue reading

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