Plagiarism

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Are you struggling with schoolwork? At this point of the semester, a lot of students find themselves flooded with assignments, projects, reports and essays. The tasks seems infinite but the time is finite. All this work can be done with proper time management and focus, but what about an easy way out? A pretty common word you will hear is plagiarism. Plagiarism is copying and pasting information such as journals, essays, or even short quotations without citing your sources. The first thing that should appear when googling ‘plagiarism’ is “DON’T DO IT”… Read More

My Cultural Identity

As a young kid, I watched a lot of Cartoon Network and Disney channel shows on weekend mornings and evenings. I always found it intriguing that Cory from “That’s So Raven” ate cereal for breakfast, or how Raven wore casual clothes to school given she was still in high school. I thought it would be so cool be just like them one day. That one day happened and it was a bittersweet moment for me. Ten years ago, my family immigrated to Canada from the Philippines. I’d always pictured myself and my… Read More

My Thoughts on Visiting Home

What I love about living in Vancouver is its diverse community. A very good example is exploring the restaurants around Douglas and seeing the many international flavors that each has to offer. Many of our families originated from different places, which makes everyone have  unique and fascinating stories, from the many languages to the various traditions. I recently had a chance to visit the motherland, the Philippines, more specifically an island called Cebu. The moment I came out of the plane, I could already see and feel the vast difference between Canada and… Read More

How Douglas Got Me Off the Couch

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Fall weather doesn’t have to mean you have to finish working out for the year. There are tons of activities that I like to DO at Douglas, and how I started doing them is, to me, pretty amazing, since fitness was never really important to me. I would never have thought that fitness and college really went hand in hand. It was in the middle of my first semester that I started to change my mind, when a friend from my old high school invited me to play basketball with him. After… Read More

Klyde

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Hey guys, I’m Klyde! I’m a 3rd year Financial Services student. Outside of class, I like to spend time eating and chatting up with friends. I also try and meet new people while I’m at it. I’m part of the Student Ambassador program which also keeps me busy by helping out in events and even meeting more new people! I recently got myself a Ukulele and in the process of trying to perfect one song at a time with it. I strongly believe in hugs, not drugs! High fives and napping before… Read More