Monthly Archive: April, 2011

Reflecting…

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…On a school year spent blogging. When I was first presented with the opportunity to blog for Upbeat I was very excited, yet a little daunted by being required to come up with… Continue reading

I like to move it, move it!

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I like to move it, move it. I like to move it, move it. I like to move it, move it. Ya like to move it! For a quick distraction from exam studying,… Continue reading

It’s not you, it’s me…

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Dearest UpbeaT, This is more difficult than I thought it would be, so I decided to put it in writing. It’s been a great year and we’ve had some good times, but we… Continue reading

Final Countdown

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Time: 3:23AM Word count: 2,929. (just 71 words short of finishing my 3,000 word research paper) Typical countdown of a U of T student during finals week. (or even any typical week while… Continue reading

Con te partirò… It’s time to say goodbye.

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I can hardly believe it, but dear readers, almost two years and 57 posts later, this is my last for UpbeaT. Con te partirò… It’s time to say goodbye, indeed. I’ve been writing… Continue reading

What’s on your running playlist?

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Ok, readers. I think I can safely say that spring’s finally here. Yuck, I did see a few snow flakes this week, though…and also a few people wearing flip flops! For me, spring… Continue reading

Time to dust off your wheels…or at least it should be!

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As I write this, I am looking out my kitchen window at yet another spring snowfall. When I decided to write a post this week about “springing” up your bike, I was confident that… Continue reading

Put Your Ballot Where Your Mouth Is…

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Politics. If there were ever to be a hot-button issue, it would be this. University campuses are virtual hotbeds for a plethora of political views; spirited discussions, debates, and disagreements on innumerable social… Continue reading

Study and SAIL Abroad!

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Last week, Lori posed the question: ‘to be or not to be…in summer school’. Last summer, I ended exams early and had about five months of summer. Sounds like the dream situation for… Continue reading

Preserving Chinese heritage through handicraft

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As a child growing up in Hong Kong, I remember the heavy emphasis placed on doing well in academics by my teachers. I remember being told that I had to do well, otherwise,… Continue reading