“But Why Do I Care?”: The Most Important Study Tip There Is

Good morning humans! Look at this! I finally completed my own joke and bought myself a certain book: I'm about 110/200 pages through and I have thoroughly loved and been impressed by every page. Looking back, I'm glad I made a tongue-in-cheek reference to this memoir in my blog title even before I'd read the … Continue reading “But Why Do I Care?”: The Most Important Study Tip There Is

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Nanda-nisidotam: Adventures in Ojibwe with Maya Chacaby (Glendon Class Recommendation)

In case you didn't know, someone had her 15 minutes of fame in Macleans the other day. “I’ve always heard Indigenous languages are some of the toughest to learn. Turns out Anishinaabemowin is easy to learn, it just depends on how you teach it,” says fourth-year student Sienna Warecki. HEY, WE KNOW THAT NAME DON'T … Continue reading Nanda-nisidotam: Adventures in Ojibwe with Maya Chacaby (Glendon Class Recommendation)

#GLSuccess: The Only B+ I Ever Received (And Why It Was Really, Really Good For Me)

A reality to consider: there are students alive right now who consider getting out of bed in the morning to be a matter of considerable triumph. Another reality, to juxtapose: there are students alive right now who have near perfect GPAs and well-paying dream jobs and the out-loud approval and validation of their professors, and … Continue reading #GLSuccess: The Only B+ I Ever Received (And Why It Was Really, Really Good For Me)

The Freshman and The Fortune Teller: a Letter to First-Year Me

NB: Feature Image by the amazing Chris Taylor. --- Happy November, friends and fellow humans--we have one month left of fall semester. That is mindblowing to me. So far, this school year has been a capricious and ever-shifting thing, and while that changeability and that unbridled momentum is propelling me into all sorts of golden … Continue reading The Freshman and The Fortune Teller: a Letter to First-Year Me

I DO NOT LIVE IN A LAMP: True Facts About The Linguist

My first instinct was to call Linguistics the unicorn of university majors, but then I realized that was inaccurate. It's not that we're invisible or super rare or difficult to seek out. In fact, there are more and more Linguistics majors as the years go by. No, after giving it some thought I've decided that … Continue reading I DO NOT LIVE IN A LAMP: True Facts About The Linguist