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Sponsored: Student Success 2020 Challenge: Take on your goals and compete for $100 to the Campus Store
Jan09

Sponsored: Student Success 2020 Challenge: Take on your goals and compete for $100 to the Campus Store

By: Jeff Low The Student Success Centre (SSC) is motivating students to start the year on a productive note with the Student Success 2020 Challenge. To celebrate their accomplishments, the first 100 undergrads to complete the challenge will receive a $100 gift card to the Campus Store and a certificate of completion. Here’s how it works. To participate, students must visit Gilmour Hall 110 after January 13 to pick up their activity...

Sponsored: Use Your Elective Credits to Add a Professional Certificate or Diploma to Your Degree
Jan09

Sponsored: Use Your Elective Credits to Add a Professional Certificate or Diploma to Your Degree

Today’s top employers are looking for more than a Bachelor’s degree. They are selecting candidates with professional designations – either in the form of a diploma or a certificate – to join their team. To ensure you’re a qualified candidate for any job, your skillset needs to move beyond the degree. You need to show that you not only have the technical skills obtained from your degree, but also the soft skills required for many...

OPINION: Exam culture puts students at risk Promoting all-nighters through memes normalizes unhealthy behaviour
Jan09

OPINION: Exam culture puts students at risk Promoting all-nighters through memes normalizes unhealthy behaviour

By Kayla Freeman, Contributor Each year of university can feel like a new beginning, culminating in a gruelling session of final exams. Final exams are customarily used to test students’ comprehension of course material over the course of the semester. However, many students study for exams by cramming as much information as they can the week, or sometimes even the night before the final. This trend has birthed what is commonly dubbed...

OPINION: The privilege of forgetting Understanding the burdens of others is difficult if you don’t acknowledge them first
Jan09

OPINION: The privilege of forgetting Understanding the burdens of others is difficult if you don’t acknowledge them first

Photo by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor cw: misogyny By Roba Dekamo, Contributor Most people experience some level of privilege based on a combination of characteristics society considers integral to who you are. Some factors that influence privilege include your race, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity. Based on these characteristics, your life will be harder or easier, and unfortunately you don’t get a say in the...

No days off Even over the break, the women’s volleyball team was working hard playing games and signing recruits
Jan09

No days off Even over the break, the women’s volleyball team was working hard playing games and signing recruits

Photo by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter While most of us got some well-deserved rest over the break, the women’s volleyball team was hard at work. Not only did they play games, but they signed yet another top recruit. The Marauders signed Hayley Brookes in early December. Brookes comes from the Halton Hurricanes, a club team in Burlington. The Hurricanes have won consecutive national championships, and the team consistently churns out...