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Networking 101: A Student’s Biggest Strength

April 25, 2022
  When I first entered high school as a freshman, I remember hearing this one word and feeling my anxious little introverted heart just squeeze right up. The word: networking. I was, and quite honestly still am, an awkward girl who spent most of my...

500 Mask project #risingyouth

April 21, 2021

COVID-19 is increasingly becoming more difficult to mitigate, as more cases have been rising. In the midst of this, I am happy that I was able to complete a project that helped at least partially mitigate the virus for someone. Back in August, I was fortunate to receive grant funding, though an organization called TakingITGlobal, to be able to make 500 face cloth masks for the staff at Grove Park Home, and Simcoe Manor Beeton.

Poetry Month

April 21, 2021
Since it is National Poetry Month, I thought it would be fitting to talk about a short poem that I wrote in the past. It may not be up to a great standard in terms of poetry, but it is written from the heart. Here is the poem: A Mirror- By: Arjun  A...

5 Musicals to get you into Broadway

April 1, 2021

   Five Musicals To Get You Into Broadway Have you ever wanted to go see a broadway show but don’t know which one to see? Or do you want to listen to a musical but don’t know where to start? Well, you’ve come to the right place!...

How to take care of yourself during the pandemic

January 16, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly impacted various aspects of our daily life, including education, jobs, social gatherings, and mental health. During the fast rotation in the new “quadmester” system, students were faced with challenges to understand key academic concepts in a short period of time. This has led to many feeling overwhelmed with the workload and burning out. However, there are many ways where you can maintain healthy mental well-being and prevent stress and fatigue.

Lessons from a NaNoWriMo Veteran: Giving yourself a reason to Suck.

November 2, 2020

A great author once told me that the biggest enemy of the writer is the blank page. While abstract, I firmly believe that they were right. There is no greater hurdle to a writer than having written nothing. Writers are driven by the need to create and overcome by the desire to fill the blank page. Because writing something is always better than writing nothing.

And such is the beauty of NaNoWriMo.