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The Top Ten Reasons to Come to Summer OrientationJuly 21, 2014

The Top Ten Reasons to Come to Summer Orientation

So it’s the summer, and you’ll be attending Carleton in the fall.  What better way than to jumpstart your university experience than by attending Summer Orientation?  Find out the top ten reasons why you should attend a Summer Orientation Session (and all the awesome things Carleton has to offer). 10. Get a sweet tan when you

9 things you’re likely to see when you’re on campusJune 30, 2014

9 things you’re likely to see when you’re on campus

We have a beautiful and distinct campus and once you’ve been here for a week or two you’ll start seeing the same things over and over. What are those things? Snow. You know we’re in Ottawa, right? Photograph by Wayne Cuddington from The Ottawa Citizen, January 12 2012.  Groundhogs. For those few months when there isn’t

10 of the Funniest Tunnel Paintings in the CU UndergroundJune 23, 2014

10 of the Funniest Tunnel Paintings in the CU Underground

Walking through the tunnels, we don’t always notice the murals on the walls.  We’re usually sleepwalking to our first class of the day or hibernating from the cold.  But if you stop and stare at every single tunnel painting, you’ll see that Carleton students are actually hilarious. Without further delay: 10 of the Funniest Tunnel Paintings in

The 9 things that might happen if you walk up all the stairs in Dunton TowerJune 16, 2014

The 9 things that might happen if you walk up all the stairs in Dunton Tower

We’ve all been there. We’ve had six minutes to get to a class at the top of Dunton Tower and have considered the speed of the elevators. Do I climb or should I be three minutes late? Well, here are nine things you might expect to happen should you choose to climb… Take a nap

Reflecting back on a convocation ceremony I didn’t attendJune 10, 2014

Reflecting back on a convocation ceremony I didn’t attend

What I remember most about my convocation ceremony at Carleton what seems like 50 years ago is that I didn’t attend my convocation ceremony at Carleton what seems like 50 years ago. I had finished my degree after taking a few years off of school and at the time, with a job and the budding

The Peer Helper Program: Equipping you for the futureApril 22, 2014

The Peer Helper Program: Equipping you for the future

One thing that continues to impress me about the Peer Helper Program is the opportunity for creativity and growth. This semester, I had the fortunate opportunity of being working with the Student Academic Success Centre as an Academic Assistant. In this role, I had the pleasure of raising awareness about the various services SASC and