Make Your Volunteering Count This Holiday Season

The months leading up to Christmas tend to put many folks in a charitable mood. Many enjoy helping the less fortunate, whether by making contributions to toy and food banks or doing hands-on work in their community. It feels good to give, and it can be a source of personal pride and fulfillment to volunteer.... Continue Reading

Students Should Stop Romanticizing Sleep Deprivation

A study published last year by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) shows that the best way to maximize performance on final exams is to study and get a good night’s sleep. For students entering their midterm exam season, it can be difficult to identify if your classmates are suffering from exhaustion and sleep... Continue Reading

The Canadian Federation of University Women Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary Through Giving Bursaries

The Canadian Federation of University Women is a group of over 8,400 Canadians dedicated to improving the lives of women through the pursuit of higher education. “CFUW is the largest affiliate of the International Federation of University Women (IFUW), the leading girls’ and women’s global organization run by and for women, advocating for women’s rights,... Continue Reading

Run-Down: What Legalization Means for You

Canada is the second country after Uruguay to legalize marijuana for both medical and recreational use. Medicinal marijuana was legalized in Canada in 2001, but now, thanks to the 2018 Cannabis Act, every adult citizen here can take part in purchasing the green leaf. Gabriel Bélanger, a professor for Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Cannabis Professional Series... Continue Reading

LGBTQ+ Students Have Higher Student Loan Debt than Average

A recent poll conducted by Forum Research shows that 48 per cent of the LGBTQ+ community left post-secondary education with up to $10,000 in debt. This means that their debt is on average more than 15 per cent higher than the rest of the student and recent graduate population. “It’s interesting to note that almost... Continue Reading