The Student Apartment Hunting Guide (Part 3: Finding and Keeping Good Roommates)

Hello critters! Welcome to the third and final installment of the Student Apartment Hunting Guide. In the first installment, we looked at ways to search for your new home, and reviewed the process of securing housing start-to-finish; in the second installment we discussed advice for viewing your potential apartment in order to ensure minimal annoyances/problems … Continue reading The Student Apartment Hunting Guide (Part 3: Finding and Keeping Good Roommates)

Three Years, Two Humans, One Love: 16 Ways to Strengthen Relationships

Hey, want to hear a happy story? Three years and one week ago, I hopped on a plane to reconnect with an old friend after a period of prolonged silence between us. I'd never visited her before, and the first and last time she had come to visit me was a good three years beforehand, … Continue reading Three Years, Two Humans, One Love: 16 Ways to Strengthen Relationships

How to Hug Your Human: A Practical Guide (Bringing Back Platonic Intimacy 101)

When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings. Hugging with mindfulness and concentration can bring reconciliation, healing, understanding, and much happiness. The practice of mindful hugging has helped so many people to reconcile with each other — fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, friends and friends, and so … Continue reading How to Hug Your Human: A Practical Guide (Bringing Back Platonic Intimacy 101)

#GLamour: How to Write The Most Powerful Love Letter Ever (to Yourself)

Valentine's Day has just passed us by. The air is still ringing with the aftershocks of cheap chocolate and corner store bouquets and the war cry of the single against what is, essentially, a national effort to commoditize love. In tribute to love--and in defiance of Valentine's Day's icky capitalistic overtones--Team Awesome decided to all … Continue reading #GLamour: How to Write The Most Powerful Love Letter Ever (to Yourself)

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)

It’s All Golf To Me: True Facts About The Asexual (October Partnership Post #3)

Let me tell you about my first crush. It's a short story--totally unrequited, there's not much to it. I never even knew his name. It's seventh grade. There's a school assembly going on. I'm sat cross-legged on one side of the auditorium, amidst the other Grade 7-8 classes, trying my utmost to hear what the … Continue reading It’s All Golf To Me: True Facts About The Asexual (October Partnership Post #3)