Author: Rebecca

Hi York U! I'm a third-year English major with a zest for the written word. You can most likely find me sitting in Starbucks penning my next blockbuster piece or reading one. I hope my articles spark inspiration and encourage you to reach out and change the world — even if the world that you change is your own.

Posted by Rebecca on February 7, 2017

Congratulations, future Lion(ess)! If you are reading this, you’ve most likely received an offer of admission and are flirting with the possibility of spending the coming four years at York U (i ...
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Posted by Rebecca on November 15, 2016

So here we are in mid-November, still at a somewhat safe distance from final exams (they’re coming soon, though, so be prepared), but definitely in the midst of what can be a very stressful stud ...
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Posted by Rebecca on May 5, 2016

University is a time for change and development, two things you will undoubtedly undergo once you start your journey at York. If you’re beginning that path in the summer, you’ve definitely taken t ...
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Posted by Rebecca on April 26, 2016

As I’ve mentioned on the blog before, I’m a bibliophile. I love writing stories and reading them! Books are a source of wonder for me. In a few chapters, I can trek mountains or fall in love with ...
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Posted by Rebecca on April 19, 2016

The snow has melted, the birds are chirping and sunshine has become a permanent part of the forecast. As exams are winding down and many of you are eager to start your vacation, it’s important to co ...
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Posted by Rebecca on April 7, 2016

Let’s start with the obvious: the university-student life is a hectic one. From juggling four to six courses at a time to working one or more part-time job(s) and incorporating some fun (I mean, ...
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Posted by Rebecca on March 21, 2016

Happy World Poetry Day! Today, the art of poetry is being celebrated all around the globe. UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is responsible for declaring March ...
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Posted by Rebecca on March 17, 2016

The last year of high school is a very distinct year for most people — from prom to last-minute hangouts by the bleachers, it can feel like you’re cramming in the last four years of your existence ...
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Posted by Rebecca on March 8, 2016

“Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of lett ...
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