The world could potentially be my oyster…

As an iBA (international bachelor of arts) student, I’m required to spend at least one semester abroad as part of my degree.  Last week, the process for exchanges opened up – WOOHOO! York International and the Glendon Exchange department came to present us with the application process, requirements, and the possible locations and schools we…

Changed “For Good”

I was about 10 years old when my vocal teacher brought me the score for Wicked, a production that had just opened in New York. The musical tells of Oz as it was before Dorothy dropped in, and the colourful characters that lived there. Galinda (who would soon be known as the Good Witch of…

Small school, big safety net

I am the classic “Oh Em GEE it’s September, school is starting and I couldn’t be happier” type of nerd… I love new possibilities, opportunities, knowledge, and friends. I always, without fail, look forward to the first week of classes. However, my first week back at Glendon did not go as smoothly as I would…

Do what you love, love what you do

Full confession: I am the classic incarnation of the over-acheiver who’s far too involved. Not only am I a serial volunteer, performer, and student; but I work 4 jobs on rotation. People literally stare at me as if I have three heads when I tell them how I’ve more or less got my finger in…

The Pick-me-up Playlist :)

Notice to the world: I am buried in Frost library under a mountain of textbooks and assignments….helllooooooo exam season! If y’all are going through some stressful times as well, here are a few songs that have been pulling me through the rough patches. If you need a weird mash-up of background tracks for a smiley,…