This week I thought I would debunk some thoughts around self-care. While it may mean different things to different people, the principles remain the same. It differs in dosage, but everyone requires a level of self-care in their daily lives. When pursuing this, consider the following: Self-care is NOT selfish: Putting time and attention towards […]

First of all, I would like to be more clear about the on-campus resources I had mentioned in the first article. They fall under the Student Affairs umbrella but are physically located in different areas of the Wallace Mccain student centre. One thing that really caught me off guard in first year was just how […]

***CONTENT WARNING : discussion of gender-based violence*** Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada has seen an increase in sexual violence and intimate partner violence. In a time when individuals were asked to self-isolate in tight family units, with many facing intensifying financial and mental health issues, homes became incubators for domestic violence. Among those most at […]

Lack of social distancing during this year’s Homecoming activities was worrying When Sackville summer came to an end and the students returned this fall, the parties returned with them, and while this usually kick-starts the spirit of the school year, this year’s pandemic made these parties disheartening and a little bit frightening. Understandably, the students […]