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Reflecting on The Matchstick: Amnesty International’s Youth Newspaper

Hey everyone! I wanted to take some time to reflect on my journey with The Matchstick, Amnesty International’s Youth Newspaper, focusing my post on the process of getting the newspaper re-launched as well as my vision for the year ahead! I’ve…
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TIFA Small Press Market and The Arts: Community and Personal Fulfillment

As a new initiative in the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA), I tabled for Augur Magazine (along with Terese Pierre and Lawrence Stewen!) at the Small Press Market in Harbourfront Center last Saturday. It was a very low-key area,…
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Literary Meet and Greet Event: An Overview

The Arts and Culture Commissioner’s portfolio for VUSAC (Victoria University Students’ Administrative Council) is really interesting and engaging. Some aspects of the position include Co-Producing The Bob, an annual sketch comedy show held at Victoria College, co-planning the Gardiner Gala,…
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Facilitation For Leaders Workshop: A Reminder of Identity, Memory, and Goal-setting

Now that the first month has passed by, I wanted to revisit my earlier goals for this work-study term. One skill I really wanted to develop was the ability to facilitate workshops and meetings. I have a quiet voice, so…