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Spring Break Boredom Busters

I’m officially on Spring Break (or Reading Week as we call it here) and while it’s nice to be home, I’ve already gotten a little bored. This time last year I was on a service trip to Trinidad (building a school, exploring the jungle, and swimming in the ocean). While I am not going anywhere… Continue reading Spring Break Boredom Busters

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Balancing Act: An Article Response

Lauren Pelley, a Western University grad,  recently wrote an article in our university’s alumni newspaper about an important lesson she learned while looking back on her university experience. She found that while it is important to get good grades in university, the more important takeaways are the skills that can be applied to real life jobs more… Continue reading Balancing Act: An Article Response

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Heels are Overrated: The Casual Girl’s Winter Formal Look

Happy Saturday! Last weekend was my school’s winter formal/ball/fancy occasion. While last year I wore my prom dress and heels, this year I went for a more casual-yet-classy ensemble. Here’s the look: I started by choosing a short black dress from Nordstrom that could be worn again in a variety of settings (from business to formal to… Continue reading Heels are Overrated: The Casual Girl’s Winter Formal Look