BETH GULILAT It’s a wintry Thursday afternoon. As I stare at my boots treading on the sparkling snow, I catch the last gust of cold air, and enter the blanket of warmth that is the International and Graduate Affairs building. This is not the last sense of warmth I would encounter. If you haven’t heard … Continue reading The Faces of Global Cafe
Who doesn't love food? It is the heartbeat to every culture, and the source of many happy memories with friends and loved ones. Here is a list of restaurants to try in London for when you are craving a foreign cuisine or are simply missing the taste of home. Thuan Kieu 1275 Highbury Ave N … Continue reading Restaurants You Have to Try in London
BETH GULILAT It officially began in 1976. The time to recognize “the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavour throughout our history”, according to President Gerald Ford. From 1976 and onward, the month of February has been designated in the United States as Black History Month through the help of Dr. … Continue reading Celebrating Black History Month in Canada
WU XIAO Whether it's from travelling or meeting someone from another country, we've all experienced culture shock. Differences in culture aren't always noticeable (language barriers, climate, religion, etc). I wanted to know what were some aspects exchange students found unique about living in Canada (minus the cold weather) that a domestic student wouldn't think about … Continue reading Canada from a Hong Kong Perspective
BETH GULILAT It's that time of the year again! With nearly 2 weeks left, there are still plenty of things to do across the city to get you into the holiday spirit. For students experiencing their first winter holiday season in Canada, you may have noticed the Starbucks holiday-inspired cups, busy shopping malls, and festive … Continue reading Things to do this 2018 Holiday Season
WU XIAO Western students often joke that once mid-terms begin, they don't stop until final exams. Sadly, when exam season finally does hit, it can be a difficult time- especially if the curriculum is foreign. Even Canadian students have trouble understanding and balancing all their courses. Fortunately, there is support available to help students succeed … Continue reading Five Helpful Campus Resources for Exam Season
Nearly 3 weeks ago, Canada became the second country in the world, aside from Uruguay, to legalize marijuana production, sales, and consumption. This may not seem too surprising for Canadians given that it has been a major topic of discussion since Trudeau’s election as leader of the Liberal party in 2015. However, the Canadian government … Continue reading Cannabis Legalization in Canada: What does this mean?