Tagged Student Experience

Rock climbing to receive its Olympic debut in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games

By Danielle Grant, March 9 2018 — Last month, Bolder Climbing Community in Calgary’s southwest hosted the Alberta Open Bouldering Championships. House music boomed through the facility and spotlights illuminated competitors as they scaled the walls with impressive athleticism. Due to popular interest, the event was even livestreamed. Competitive and recreational climbing have recently gained significant,…

Brain-boosting study snacks available on campus

By Christie Melhorn, March 2 2018 — Now that we’re past reading week, the semester is getting shorter but the late night study sessions are getting longer. The stress of looming assignments and tests can either ruin your appetite or trigger a sugar-binge. Either way, fueling up with tasty, wholesome snacks can keep your focus…

Bake gingerbread cookies to soothe stress during exam season

By Christie Melhorn, November 30 2017 — Holiday food culture is loaded with sensory delight, nostalgia and pure indulgence. But the subsequent sugar crash can leave you feeling sick and lethargic. However, you can still satisfy your sweet tooth and stress cravings by swapping refined sugar for natural sweeteners in homemade goodies. Take a break from the…

Three ways to make mornings more enjoyable

By Danielle Leong, November 24 2017 —  Getting enough sleep as a student can be tough, especially in the thick of exam season. Sometimes, even just waking up in the morning can be a challenge. Completing some kind of morning routine before rushing out the door is a whole other story. This semester, I made…

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