Sweat pants, pubs, and libraries: You know you’re on Campus When… (Or, How to Pick a University)

(Sadly, this post lacks current pop culture references because it was written in March while riding on a train back to Ottawa after my Epic Campus Tour. To compensate, here is the latest episode of Snooki & JWOWW) Photo effects courtesy of Instagram: campus art. In my hunt to set myself up for the best possible […]

How to Create a Useful Twitter Network (Stalking for Success)

(Image courtesy of I Can Has Cheezburger) This is just to let you in on a secret: PROFS LOVE TWITTER. Well, not all of ’em, but definitely the ones studying the Internet. When I began my search for potential supervisors at universities across Canada, I realized that looking for professors who study a specific topic […]

Why study the internet?

Disclaimer: This is simply brainstorming for an application and so you can expect that the ideas presented will not necessarily be fully formed or logical (read: be patient if I don’t make sense). Why study the internet? Why not? Done. … Nope, I don’t think that one will fly. (Image from here) Have a look […]

Evening Future Planning

There’s a point of complete and utter exhaustion that causes everything, funny or not, to be downright hilarious. Usually it’s reserved for laughing fits at 3am, waiting in the poutine shack line-up for a woman who resembles Seinfeld’s ‘soup nazi’ to serve us up some of central Canada’s most notorious junk food. However, after a […]