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We used to wait…

As the line in that Arcade Fire song goes, “It seems strange, how we used to wait for letters to arrive. But what’s stranger still, is how something so small can keep you alive.” And it’s quite true. Seeing an … Continue reading

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Memories of the present.

A video dedicated to the hometown love of Rennes created by a girl named Gaëlle. A fantastic, and very personal, view into the city in which I currently reside for my year abroad. I remember seeing this video long before … Continue reading

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Culture Note

It’s interesting what we might be able to surmise from a culture based on a very simple choice that citizens make on a daily basis. Today on my way home from the grocery store, I was forced to think back … Continue reading

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Hard to concentrate.

It’s been one month of living in Rennes, and I can’t quite describe how I feel about that. While this past month seems to have gone by in a hurry, it also feels like it’s been much longer. It seems … Continue reading

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“Your gate is B29, be there by the time shown here.”

And naturally, I arrived way earlier than necessary. Usual state of business when I fly. I’m currently waiting at the gate and wondering if I want to venture off for a coffee. My parents dropped me off at the airport not too … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

Today during the Jumpstart program, a university preparation course, I had the opportunity to speak to students about the transition into university. I wrote out some notes last night (as I like to procrastinate) on what I thought was an … Continue reading

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vaincre l’automne…

It is only natural to be feeling this way. No need to worry, you are not alone. While it is not easy to describe or even to see, it’s undeniably present amongst many of us, not just on Glendon campus, … Continue reading

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hometown glory

After having gone away for university, feelings about going home again are, for many, a mixed bag. For some, going home is a common occurrence. We don’t live far away, it’s cheap or free, and reasons to stay on campus for months … Continue reading

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à bout de souffle

It’s midnight, and I have coffee. No, this isn’t an all-nighter to finish a paper. I’m not cramming for a test in the morning. I can barely remember what time my class even begins tomorrow. I’m a student. Which means, … Continue reading

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