Let’s Talk… and Let’s Listen

Let’s Talk… and Let’s Listen

Bell Canada has popularized the yearly “Let’s Talk” campaign to draw attention to mental health and to combat stigma. Now in its eleventh year, the campaign aims to get people talking about mental health issues. However, such talk cannot be confined to one day a year....

Down, But Not Out

We repeat cliches because they contain truth. Such is the case with the phrase “down, but not out.” After a difficult academic term of online learning, this cliché might describe how many of us feel in academic circles. Remember that every person in authority in your...
Reflections on the Term That Was…Not So Great

Reflections on the Term That Was…Not So Great

I love teaching, in part, because I love students. I teach first-year university students, so their adjustment to and comfort with the culture of the institution matters. Their first-year experiences often determine whether they continue with their academic studies...