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Midterm crisis: Tips on surviving and succeeding

Posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Movies often portray a midlife crisis during a character’s development, but clearly the writers don’t understand midterm crisis’, because that would make for much more a traumatic screening. We know the feeling all too well, you’re just minding your own …



On the Twin Impulses: A brief note on the two internal impulses which divide us

Posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Free expression—reservation. Be yourself—fear of judgement. Unbridled being— embarrassment. The will to act and make mistakes—meanwhile conscience whispers conservative messages of perpetual restraint and the virtue of temperance. Which internal sentiment should one to be partial to? A binary antagonism, …



Students and food security: It’s not when meal hall ladies catch you leaving with extra fruit

Students and food security: It’s not when meal hall ladies catch you leaving with extra fruit

Posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Food security among university students is a big issue. Unless you live on campus and have a meal plan that allows you into Morrison Hall an infinite number of times, then you know how expensive eating healthy can get (even …



Library etiquette: What you’re doing wrong (and right)

Library etiquette: What you’re doing wrong (and right)

Posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 by | 0 Comments

The StFX library is a kind of community, comprised of students from all ages and programs coming together in the name of academia to put in the perspiration to get that coveted X-ring and degree. Everyone from the homeless-looking off-campus …



The black and blue hand: The inside scoop on the left hander’s everyday life

The black and blue hand: The inside scoop on the left hander’s everyday life

Posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Holy shit! I am so tired of doing everything to accommodate right-handed people. I am left-handed. And damn! Things are really different for us lefties. I always find it amazing when people come up to me and say, “Whoa …you’re …



Student representatives on Presidential Task Force share their views

Posted on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by | 0 Comments

With only four of the twenty seven members of the Presidential Task Force members of the student body, some students on campus are questioning the impact of student opinion in the decision making process. The Task Force released the report …



Students’ Union councilors react to Presidential Task Force report

Posted on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by | 0 Comments

The Presidential Task Force’s report released on October 6th is an all-encompassing report which discusses various programs in all aspects of the educational experience here at StFX. This report allows recommendations toward various outcomes of specific academic, athletic, and administrative …



Please, let me learn: Depression, Redemption, & The Audacity of Hope

Posted on Monday, October 20th, 2014 by | One Comment

Can you hear me?
Is anyone listening? Please, I want to know. Don’t leave me out here with no hope and no future but…
It doesn’t matter.
You don’t care.
You shouldn’t care.
You won’t care.
But will you?
Maybe.…



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