An opportunity to take advantage of your free time Did you know that January is National Hobby Month? Whether you plan on starting a new hobby or picking up an old one, this is the perfect time to do so! Start the new year off right with an activity suited to your interests that keeps […]

Consent, respect, and the distribution of intimate images In a culture where sharing intimate images with friends and romantic or sexual partners through social media has become more commonplace, a discussion on consent and respect in cyber spaces must be held. How can we create a culture of care in the case of intimate images? […]

Importance of self-care practices Many students get overwhelmed during their university years. Practicing self-care regularly is a simple mechanism that can help in many ways to maintain balance within your mind. There are many healthy habits that students can incorporate into their daily schedule to increase their well-being. Self-care is anything an individual does intentionally […]

It’s time to talk about mental illness – for real. Bell’s annual Let’s Talk Day (LTD) is widely lauded for the awareness and funds it raises in support of mental illness. According to their website, “Bell Let’s Talk promotes awareness and action with a strategy built on four key pillars: fighting the stigma, improving access […]

Values, Virtues and Vocations Over the last couple of years, I have taken to asking students in their graduating year a different kind of question about their future. Instead of the usual “What are you going to be?” I have taken to asking “Who would you like to become?” This past month, I have applied […]

What do you think when you walk through this campus and see the garbage containers outdoors and in the hallways and rooms of the buildings? Are you giving any thought to the items that you drop into the various receptacles? If you have been watching the news recently, you certainly should be. I hear a […]

Capitalism, advocacy and keeping the mental health conversation going Yesterday was Bell Let’s Talk Day, a day when people use the hashtag #BellLetsTalk to address stigma and raise money surrounding mental health. The campaign, run by Bell Canada, is the largest corporate mental health campaign addressing stigma, research, care and access, and workplace health in […]