Author: Sam

Sam is a fourth-year Communications student with a crippling inability to provide an interesting bio. He can't function without music, he is always wishing that he read more, and he will do just about anything for a bag of tomato-basil rice cakes.

Posted by Sam on March 23, 2017

Today was comically cold. And the day before . . . . And I’m pretty sure the day before that too. BUT the sure signs of spring and summer have finally begun to emerge. Granted, they are rare and fa ...
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Posted by Sam on January 26, 2017

“I cruised through all four years of University with flawless, undisturbed study!” said virtually no student ever. Things happen. We find jobs, get involved with clubs and/or sports, there are fam ...
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Posted by Sam on January 17, 2017

Did you know you that as a York U student, you have the option to construct a degree tailored to your specific needs? I’m not talking about simply adding a minor or second major to your existing deg ...
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Posted by Sam on January 12, 2017

The holidays are over and you are likely in one of two situations. You are either enjoying a newfound fortune (granted a fortune for a student is a $25 Starbucks gift card) courtesy of your generous f ...
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Posted by Sam on December 8, 2016

Exams started yesterday, and today I present to you not your typical guide to exam prep and survival, as the days of leisurely flipping through your notes are probably over and you are now most likely ...
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Posted by Sam on November 22, 2016

There are two seasons in Canada, construction and winter, and unfortunately (or maybe fortunately) construction season has come to an end. Just last week, when it was 17 degrees in mid-November and I ...
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Posted by Sam on November 1, 2016

Building on one of my previous posts, The Importance of Applying What You Learn, I thought I’d take the next logical step and tell you about Experiential Education (EE). It’s one of those ...
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Posted by Sam on October 13, 2016

This is a mini-post I have been meaning to write since I began working here at the YUBlog. Not because it’s particularly informative, but because it involves one of the most universal past-times and ...
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Posted by Sam on September 29, 2016

I was having a conversation with a friend a couple days of ago about a particular classmate in one of her courses. She was irritated by her classmate’s tendency to interject into any class discussio ...
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