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Calgary poet earns 2017 Governor General’s Literary Award

By Jill Girgulis, November 10 2017 — It’s taken a few decades, but Calgary poet Richard Harrison finally feels like his writing is “getting better.” Harrison is the 2017 recipient of the Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language poetry for his collection of poems, On Not Losing My Father’s Ashes in the Flood. The 1995 University…

Four simple ways to smuggle your pet into class

By Jill Girgulis, September 12 2017 — University classes and family pets usually don’t mix, a struggle many students know all too well. After spending all summer with our furry friends, leaving them behind for class can be heartbreaking. That’s why we’ve come up with these tips and tricks to ensure you never have to say…

Four ways to give your old school supplies new life

By Jill Girgulis, April 27 2017 — Now that the Winter semester is finally over, there’s no better time to start that spring cleaning you’ve been putting off. The first step in this annual purge is dealing with the massive pile of school stuff you’ve accumulated over the year. We’ve created a list of options…

Keep an open mind with studying strategies

By Jill Girgulis, April 27 2017 — I’ve always had a hard time talking to people about how I study. It’s my homework and it’s not very exciting. I also don’t think I’m particularly good at it. I’ve always tended to procrastinate school work, which is nothing new for a lot of people. I’ve made…

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