Tag Archive: reading

Being Part of the Academic Community: Critical Reading Seminar

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The way I see it, university is mainly about two things: reading and writing. Obviously this is an oversimplified view of what it means to be a student at University of Toronto, but… Continue reading

Reading Week + Reading Lists

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Happy Reading Week, y’all! It seems cruel that Winter with a capital W finally decided to kick in during the one week we don’t have school. But to make the most of these… Continue reading

Tackling the Big Bad Reading

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Why did my professor do this to me? Why is she making me read this overly dense, buzzword-ridden, thinly veiled torture device of a book? We are repeatedly told never to make our… Continue reading

Planning to Procrastinate

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I have never felt so emotionally attached to an e-card as the one you see below.  Not only do I feel like this victorian lady is my spirit animal, but I also feel… Continue reading

Reading, Writing, and Relaxation (They Can Go Together, I Promise)

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When brainstorming ideas with the rest of the blog crew this week, we were discussing libraries and using academic resources.  I made a joking comment that you could, hypothetically that is, actually get… Continue reading

Staying Productive Over the Holidays

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They say that what really defeated Hannibal Barca in his war against ancient Rome was the winter he spent at Capua. His soldiers became soft. They ate and drank and slept and relaxed,… Continue reading

Why You’re Not Too Cool to Read

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My answer to the classic question, “What three things would you take to a deserted island?” has unfailingly remained the same all my life – books. I started reading independently at a very early… Continue reading

I’M GOING TO DISNEY WORLD…actually I should probably study instead.

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When your eyeballs feel like they are about to dry up into prunes, and your legs are achy, and your wrists hurt, and you’ve finally finished that last paper of the term you… Continue reading

Don’t fear the Procrastinator

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Everyone does it, and I know for a fact that you, as a student, do it all the time. You procrastinate! The first step to combating procrastination is to admit that you’re guilty… Continue reading

Looking for Allies In all the Right Places

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Hello to all the lifeatuoft readers.  I’m Desiree, and I will be blogging about a wide variety of student experiences on campus.  As I walked to class the other day, passing by the… Continue reading