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How to stop procrastinating

As a student, you pick up plenty of new skills, for example, getting from Allard Hall to Building 6 in 10 minutes, an absolute mastery of Ctrl-F, and how to re-tell the most interesting fact about yourself in all of

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How-to

Being a freelance social media manager

For communications students, job opportunities vary based on where we are most needed. Social media management is a combination of communications and marketing concepts. Businesses search for communications students to take on the role  Starting with a non-profit organization to

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Culture

How to: Grow your own garden

As a long and particularly stubborn winter comes to an end, it’s the perfect time to start pulling out the gardening gloves and get planting. Don’t let a lack of space stop you from taking up gardening. You can start

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How-to

How to: Meal prep for students

Chances are that when you hear the phrase “meal prep,” you don’t get overly excited. I was in the same boat not too long ago. I recently started meal prepping a few times a month, and I am here to

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How-to

How To: Make Candles

February is the perfect opportunity to dust off your creative skills and get candling. There are very few rules (despite what the fancy candle sites want you to think), and you can make whatever your sweet, little candling heart desires,

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How-to

How to actually achieve your goals this year

Setting out New Year’s resolutions and goals can be a fun activity, but what about actually achieving those goals? According to Marla Tabaca of Inc., 80 per cent of New Year’s resolutions fail. She recommends choosing a word of the

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How-to

How to: Keep houseplants alive during the winter

Houseplants are great for stress relief and decor. One of the most daunting tasks can be how to maintain them throughout the year because of the varying weather. Winter weather is genuinely dreadful for plant lovers everywhere. Many of us

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Education

Seven tips to stay motivated

Staying motivated with little energy can be difficult. Whether it’s school, work, or general life that has you down, it can be difficult to find the drive to complete your tasks. Motivation can come naturally, but sometimes we can burn

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How-to

How to: DIY Halloween costumes

So it’s finally October, a time to dress in cozy sweaters, take pictures with tiny pumpkins for your Instagram, and of course get your favourite skinny pumpkinspiced latte (PSL) from your local Starbucks. Let’s not forget October’s most treasured holiday,

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How-to

How-to: buy a used car

At some point, almost everyone will find themselves needing to buy a car; perhaps an old hand-me-down car has finally bit the dust, a move has made it impossible to go anywhere without one, or you simply feel that the

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