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How to Make Extra Cash While Getting an Education

The cost of living and getting an education are both pricey prospects in Canada.  Furthermore, Christmas is coming! While many online students balance the 9-5 full-time traditional job with course work, there are plenty of ways to make extra cash on the side for those attracted to a more flexible lifestyle.  See if the following… Read more »

A Response

I wanted to take a moment to respond to Karl’s editorial of last week.  I think there is something really interesting in there that is worth discussing.  I thought about his stance and not understanding Remembrance Day and part of the thought it is pretty wonderful that we are living in a time when so… Read more »

Editorial—Acknowledging Winter

There can be no denying that winter is officially here now, no matter how much I’ve wanted to tell myself, “Surely there’s still someone who hasn’t felt like it’s winter yet,” but by mid-November, even I have to admit that that’s just wishful thinking. Winter also seems to be hitting the minds of the Voice… Read more »

Remembering Honesty

As we approach Remembrance Day I have to, once again, confront the very real fact that I don’t really get it.  I know that might seem sacrilegious, “How can you not get Remembrance Day?” but I just don’t, not really, not in my gut. On an intellectual level, sure, it makes sense.  These are people… Read more »

Twelve Effective Note Taking Strategies

Messy or incomplete note taking habits hinder a student’s ability to retain important course details.  Given that writing down notes is a major part of every course you take, equipping yourself with key note taking strategies supports you in getting the most from your education.  Writing information down, organizing it for visual cohesion, and having… Read more »

A Letter from Brazil

A friend from Brazil recently wrote: This is an outburst of a Brazilian friend who is struggling to one day see his country free from fascism. On Sunday the 28th there was elected a new president; he has already begun to carry out various atrocities with the population, the environment, with the Indians, and with… Read more »

A Little Perspective

Everything is relative. I started getting organized for the holiday season.  I even finished shopping for one person.  When asked by a salesperson what I was shopping for they responded with “wow, you’re organized.” Except, I don’t feel organized.  Maybe for them, starting to shop and think about it in November is being organized.  But… Read more »