Monthly Archive: December, 2008

Sun, Sand and a New Perspective

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Hola! After a week on vacation, I have a new perspective on life – one that is certainly tainted in judgement by beautiful sunsets, shimmering ocean waters, a fresh sea-breeze and generous, hot… Continue reading

With Every End Comes a New Beginning

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So another semester has come and gone. Since this is going to be my last post of 2008 for UpbeaT, before I say anything else, I’d just like to take a moment and… Continue reading

Chasing A’s at U of T

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When I was in first year, I discovered the ultimate thesis – The Individual Vs. Society. It’s malleable and totally shapeable. It can work for equity studies, histories, literature (especially), art criticism and,… Continue reading

A Cup of Summation with a Dash of Fortuity

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Welp, my last exam is in… 44 minutes. Not looking forward to it. For various, emotional and psychological reasons, I have not been myself this semester. Keyword: Apathy. Subtext: Delusions of grandeur. Playing… Continue reading

The Coming of the End: How to [Messily?] Wrap up Loose Ends

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Like most other U of T students, I have just finished the fall term for 2008 (and boy does it feel good). Unlike the majority of other students, however, the end of this… Continue reading

Steak vs. Plate – The Ultimate Theoretical Showdown!

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I’m finished my exams, and I thought that all educational reflection was done for now–no more discourses and thinking! Then, yesterday morning, I re-heated last night’s dinner for breakfast. I had no idea,… Continue reading

A DIY Gift Guide for the Poor and Weird

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A random assortment of gift ideas, for you. I broke my body, brain, and so-called ‘spirit’ this week, so, it’s a bit disjointed. I’m going to go cry now. Box of Hugs/Kisses/Positive Mantras… Continue reading

All This Injustice

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There comes a point in every relationship when one suddenly comes to the brutal realization that his or her significant other is actually not perfect. As a result, dissatisfaction ensues, and the outcome?… Continue reading

How To Avoid A Giant Pain In The Backside

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I like U of T, I really do. But being a good student here sometimes turns out to be a real pain in my back. It’s exam time, which normally means that for… Continue reading

The Monsters

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I’m tired of talking about exams. Really tired.   I know they’re out there. Looming in the distance. Under my bed. In my closet. In the dark. In my books. In my laundry… Continue reading