«Advice» column

Had a Bad Day?

March 1st, 2017; By Marianne Stephens

Have you had a lousy, everything-just-keeps-going-wrong kind of bad day? We’ve all been there. Sometimes things just don’t go the way they should, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be […]

How Do I Respect Other People’s Differences?

March 1st, 2017; By Mariann Roberts

Growing up as a Canadian student, you have probably noticed kids in your class who may be very different from you. From different skin tones, to languages, to the kinds […]

Regrets – why you shouldn’t take them to heart.

March 1st, 2017; By Gavin Mercier

Everyone has regrets, no matter what they say. We all have at least one thing we regret doing – maybe it’s something you said, or maybe it’s even something you […]

Alberta Students: Transitioning Out of the Traditional School System for Persons with Disabilities

February 27th, 2017; By Mariann Roberts

Most graduating students find themselves facing a variety of challenges as they transition from the traditional school system into post-secondary and/or the workforce. For graduates (and families of those) with […]

Frosh Week 101

February 27th, 2017; By Jingwei Chen

Frosh week can also be known as orientation week, and it is a universal rite of passage for all incoming post-secondary students. As the name suggests, it is a week […]

What are the Benefits of Working in the Skilled Trades? Part 2

January 29th, 2017; By Jingwei Chen

A previous article discussed three benefits of working in the skilled trades: the plentiful options as to which trade you would like to pursue and practice; the enviable salaries; and […]

How to Save Money for School

January 29th, 2017; By Leah Butler

You’ve most likely heard the costs for university and college. All the residence, tuition, extra fees; it’s crazy! Getting ready for college or university can be very stressful and frustrating; […]