Author: Sam

Sam recently graduated with an Honours BA in Communications.

Posted by Sam on June 21, 2016

For those of you who don’t know, today, June 21, is the 20th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day here in Canada. To honor York University’s long-standing connection to Indigenous heritage, we ...
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Posted by Sam on June 14, 2016

    Oprah Winfrey, David Lynch, Bill Ford, Russell Simmons, Steve Jobs, Paul McCartney . . . other than monumental success, what do these people have in common? Meditation. Mindfulness medit ...
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Posted by Sam on June 9, 2016

Summer school in university and summer school in high school are two very different things. I remember a friend telling me in first year at York that he was enrolled in classes over the summer and bei ...
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Posted by Sam on May 30, 2016

On Friday, May 27, York U celebrated the 2016 Walk with Excellence, which congratulates students on their recent graduation from high school. In a few words: lots of sun and happiness that day. You ca ...
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Posted by Sam on May 26, 2016

  For those of you who don’t know, the 20th Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival is currently taking place all throughout Toronto. Until the end of May (and in some cases beyond that da ...
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Posted by Sam on May 19, 2016

  As part of Mobilizing Inuit Cultural Heritage, a multi-media, multi-platform research-creation collaboration aimed at re-engaging Indigenous Canadian voices in visual art and performance, York ...
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Posted by Sam on May 17, 2016

NOTE: Today we are re-blogging an excellent short post written for the Canadian Bureau for International Education called “Articulating the Academic Experience” by York University alumna A ...
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Posted by Sam on May 12, 2016

Here at the YUBlog, we’re always looking for new and interesting ways to present the true University experience. Photos, videos, the written word, testimonials . . . you name it. One thing we h ...
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Posted by Sam on May 3, 2016

  This being the YU Student Blog, giving you information from a student’s perspective is obviously our main intention. What this can sometimes translate to, however, is us talking a lot ab ...
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