“February at UBC seems most aptly summed up in a single word: temptation. There’s the obvious highkey scouting for a Valentine’s Day date, but there are quite a few subtler allures.”

“As your student representatives on the BoG, we are here to keep you in the loop with what is up at Board  —  but if you ever want to learn more, you can check out the BoG website for full dockets, agendas and documents.”

“For the next five months I have decided to heed this piece of wisdom, disregard the clock, and live on a flexible, caffeinated schedule and make the most of it whether it be in sunlight or moonlight.”

“You are so brave. If no one has told you, I’m telling you now. You are brave for taking on so many tasks and challenging yourself in an environment where stress is encouraged.”

“I hope that anyone who is considering an exchange or any daunting experience with an obstacle in their way, let that be expenses or anything else, will not just accept it and instead will do everything they can to achieve what they want.”

This week, a councillor at the University of Manitoba Student Union introduced a motion to strip funding from the Manitoban, the 104-year-old student paper, over an opinion piece he disagreed with. Thankfully, after Manitoban staff and alumni spread the word and an article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press, he withdrew it. Other papers aren’t so lucky.

“When it comes to any relationship, romantic or otherwise, there’s always going to be a kind of tug-o’-war between the two people regarding the quirks that don’t quite mesh.”

“I don’t think I’ll ever get over the fact that I went from bussing my groceries home in Vancouver, to balancing a basket full of groceries on my bike in Copenhagen to getting my groceries delivered to campus in Shenzhen all within the span of a year.”

“Applying this to the topic of self-care, we then see a rising trend of social media telling us that to properly take care of ourselves, we need to commit to pampering ourselves with finer things like fancy beverages and pretty candles.”

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