Monthly Archives: December 2013

Life with syndactyly

I’ve been putting off writing this post for a long time, maybe even years. The reason? Pain. It is so painful to talk about. Even though I’ve done my best to prepare myself mentally, the pain in my chest feels … Continue reading

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The term is over

I survived the term! I survived the term! And it certainly was a busy one. What I did/what happened over the past four months can be summed up as follows: Helped get a new course in my faculty up and … Continue reading

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When my supervising professors are recognized for their work

A few weeks ago, my supervising professors for EDU 211 were recognized by the university for implementing and running a mandatory Indigenous Studies course for BEd students, awarding them the University of Alberta Human Rights Education Award! I’m very thankful … Continue reading

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Issue amended; in this specific instance anyway

To those that say social media activism doesn’t work, or say it is a form of slacktivism, I would point out that it can make a difference some of the time. Case in point: Titles (the McMaster University Bookstore) taking … Continue reading

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