Category Campus BG

Christine Lyons's Posts

Home / Christine Lyons

Monday, April 25, 2016

Harry Potter perfectly represents the stages of university

First Year Starting your first day with determination. And things seem to go smoothly. A few classes later, and you’re still trying to figure out what this university thing is all about.... more

Thursday, December 10, 2015

19 things that are likely to happen to you on campus this exam season

1. Find the perfect study spot on campus and set up a fort there. Even if it’s just to sit there, hide from the world and watch Netflix. 2. And then refuse to leave that spot for hours because... more

Friday, November 20, 2015

Wake Me Up When November Ends

Wake Me Up When November Ends: An Open Letter to November Dear November, This is how you remind me of what I really am: very far behind on my assignments. Sunday morning rain is falling and... more

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Big, Terrible, Horrible Question of What to Do After Graduation

For some people, this question may not be horrible. They might have an answer to it. I, however, don’t. And so, this question terrifies me. The question of what to do after graduation is more... more

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

27 Reasons why Carleton is Basically Hogwarts

So we don’t have a castle. Or magic. We’re missing some key factors. But don’t let that deter you. Carleton’s basically Hogwarts.  Read on to find out exactly why... more

Friday, October 30, 2015

Life at Carleton as Told by Pumpkins

You probably start your morning with a trip on OcTranspumpkin. Prochaine Station: Pumpkin Town! Sometimes, you’re tripping over others to get to your class on time. Whoa, didn’t see ya... more

Monday, July 13, 2015

5 things most students aren’t told (and they definitely should be)

1. Not everyone graduates in three or four years.  And that’s okay. There’s nothing wrong with taking additional time in your degree. In fact, it might even be a good choice. If you want... more

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

15 Things to Do in Ottawa This Summer

So you’re in Ottawa this summer, and you’re wondering what on earth you should do.  You’re also wondering how you can afford to do anything on that student budget.  It’s a... more

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

40 Donuts You Should Eat Before You Turn 40

Because . . . donuts.   1. Maple Bacon Donuts Recipe: Baked by Rachel 2. Green Eggs (and Ham) Donuts Recipe: Grace Full Eats 3. Hot Chocolate Donuts with Marshmallow Frosting and Chocolate... more

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

21 Types of Poutine You Need to Try

According to Wikipedia: Poutine is a dish originating in Quebec, Canada, made with french fries, topped with a light brown gravy-like sauce and cheese curds. But according to me: Poutine is the... more