For any student or new graduate, our peers and career advisors have told us time and time again that even a little work experience can help boost your resume. A four year post secondary education has now become a minimum requirement for many employers looking for applicants. Students are ultimately left thinking that any work experience is good experience to the point they students have settled for applying to unpaid positions.
Winter is coming. It’s a saying engrained in our minds since the dawn of Game of Thrones airing on HBO, and it is annoyingly overused when this time of year rolls around. Yes, Whistler has received its first graces of snow, and yes, it is getting colder, wetter, and windier down here in Metro Vancouver, but winter is still far beyond our grasp.
I recently came across an online article in the Daily Mail, a UK news magazine, entitled: Friends with benefits? Young people want more than just ‘no strings attached sex. We have been hearing about the friends-with-benefits narrative a lot in the media recently, with the popularity of the movies like, Friends with Benefits and No Strings Attached, as well as countless other references to the arrangement in mainstream culture. The article I’m referencing claims that this type of casual sex arrangement leads to depression and anxiety among young adults.
Bus rides have always been a torturous task for many. From the loud cries of babies and their strollers taking 15% of the buses space to people eating smelly tuna sandwiches next to you, it’s no wonder cars are a blessing. Unfortunately, not everyone can afford cars. For those who are lacking luck and have to ride the bus every day, here are some ways you can make your ride less of a living hell.
Vancouver Fashion Week is a much anticipated event that occurs twice a year to showcase Spring/Summer Collections and Fall/Winter Collections. I was one of the very few lucky individuals that received an all access media pass for the five day event held at the Chinese Cultural Centre.
Like everything else, bullying has evolved. What was once stereotyped as being the bigger kid picking on the smaller kid in the schoolyard has transcended well beyond even the borders of school grounds.