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How One Week in a Walkable City Changed My Habits Forever

Just under a year ago, I was part of a special course where we hosted a group of students from Malmo, Sweden for a week, and then went to Sweden for a week of classes there. I walked more in those two weeks (and the third week while travelling around Western Europe with a friend) …

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On Being One Of The Youngest In The Room: London’s State of the City Address

My first thought as I came up the escalator and joined the long line of people filing into the room was, gosh it’s too early to be alive. My second thought? I don’t belong here. “Impostor syndrome can be defined as a collection of feelings of inadequacy that persist even in face of information that indicates that the …

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Orchestra London: Saving vs. Enabling

As a former band kid and a person who’s life to date has been strongly influenced by music, what’s happening with Orchestra London is heartbreaking. Participating in community jazz bands and orchestras turned me into who I am today because of the friends I made, the places I traveled to, the events I participated in, …

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Homecoming is More Than Broughdale

I knew I wanted to write something about homecoming, but as I sit down to write this I’m a little bit stuck on what to say. A lot has already been said, and from the practical perspective (policing measures, university collaboration etc.) I don’t really have anything new to add. So I figured I’d throw out …

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Despite The Bad Press, Don’t Paint All Student Leaders With The Same Brush

Recent events that have happened on post-secondary campuses are entirely unacceptable and need the attention and discussion they have rightfully gained. However, for every student leader who does something attracting negative attention, there are countless others doing incredible things on our post-secondary campuses, incredible things in their own right as well as a lot of …

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Rotation Curation Love

If anybody reading this happens to follow me on twitter, you may have noticed that I’ve been relatively absent this week. Well, I’ve been absent from my personal account, but not from the twittersphere! Why? This week I’m the voice of Canada as the curator of @PeopleofCanada Rotation Curation (or RoCur) started in Sweden with the …

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