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All I want for Christmas is…

The twenty-six-year streak is over. For the first time in my life, I won’t be spending Christmas with my family. I moved to Nanaimo from Regina in 2013, but I’ve always made the trip back home during the holidays. This Christmas, though,…

Eat, sleep, study, repeat

The initial glow and optimism of the early semester are long gone, and I don’t need a calendar to know it’s mid-November. Instead, I can simply read the appearance and behavior of my classmates: bloodshot eyes, slouched shoulders, bursts of…

Family Matters

Nothing is more challenging than family. Family members sometimes pick their relatives apart. I used to pick on my brother mercilessly when we were growing up. I thought it was funny to make jokes at his expense. It wasn’t until later in…