Day-to-Day Logistics of ICTs (Or, How to Stay in Touch with a Loved One)

While perusing ye olde map store (how do these places still turn a profit?) with my long-term partner, we launched into a discussion about communication in long-distance relationships. Since I’ll be studying abroad and there will be a 5 hour time difference between us, it soon became apparent that we would need to use differentContinue reading “Day-to-Day Logistics of ICTs (Or, How to Stay in Touch with a Loved One)”

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

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 topicContinue reading “How to Create a Useful Twitter Network (Stalking for Success)”

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 aContinue reading “Evening Future Planning”