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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

How the Peer Helper Program Helped Me Prepare for My Career

I have had the opportunity to serve as a Peer Helper in the 2016-2017 year for CU Don’t Know, Carleton’s alcohol awareness program. As Social Media Coordinator, I have been able to apply many of... more

Friday, April 7, 2017

Networking: How to Take the First Step to Your Future

Networking can be difficult for many people. It takes time and practice to master the art of networking. The best approach is to get out there and try it. The more you network the easier it will... more

Friday, April 7, 2017

More Than An Office: My experience at the ISSO

As my year as an International Student Services Peer Helper comes to a close, I am reflecting on my experience and how it changed my perception on work-life. Prior to working at the ISSO, I had not... more

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

You may know “A Christmas Carol”, but do you know “The Chimes: A Goblin Story”?

Charles Dickens is well known for his classic Christmas story, A Christmas Carol. Did you know that it was the first in a series of five Christmas books that he wrote from 1843-1848? Following the... more

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Exam Time Services

Exam Time doesn’t have to suck when you’re a Carleton Student There is a lot offered to us as students at Carleton, whether that’s on campus services or great spots off campus. I’ve made a... more

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Safe Space: Continuing the dialogue

Warning that some of the content below is disturbing. “I feel discussion is critical to understand how decisions and situations can impact everyone involved, [however] discussions that... more

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Making Carleton My Home: An International Student’s Experience

September. September is “back-to-school-month”, but for me it’s a little more. Around this time, nearly three years ago I landed in Canada from halfway across the world. My name is... more

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Why I’m Grateful that People Question My Degree

Last weekend I was at a social gathering with some friends. We were talking about school and sharing our program choices. When it came to be my turn to talk, and I said “Humanities,” my statement... more

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

My Summer Orientation Experience

Before my first year of university, I decided I wanted to do everything possible to prepare myself. I was an off-campus student living at home and wanted to be as involved in campus life as possible.... more

Thursday, June 2, 2016

5 Reasons why the Summer Semester is the Best Semester

For 6 out of the 8 months of the fall and winter semesters, I trudge through the tunnels with my extra layers on, head on a swivel as tunnel carts race by, and a look on my face that says, “I do... more