Category Archives: Residences

Small Hauntings & Ghost Walks






By Maina Chen; Professional Writing, ‘18 Although it’s no longer October, it’s never too late to write about the month that celebrates all things spectral and spooky—prompting me to give a small shout-out to Fridge Ghost, the house guest to my roommates and I. At the beginning of our move into the residences, there would be […]

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Montreal: City of Saints; Sin City






By Jana Pietrzyk; Professional Writing, ‘16 There is a cashier at the bagel place on the corner, who watches a man – dirt stained and sweating- walk in, making a beeline for the pitcher of water. He’s turned away. He walks out, quietly, and she says to me she wishes she owned the place so she […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Champlain Montreal






By Amanda Deep Coming here to Montreal for me was a huge step, both in terms for my professional career and my personal comfort zone limits. Though I can definitely say, even though I’ve been here for less than a week, it was the right decision. For this first blog entry I’m going to tell […]

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Orientation: The Great Equalizer






By Sara DeLoach Collectively (universally), the great equalizer is the shiver we all feel at the phrase “move-in day.” This is only amplified when the move is to another country (even if it is only an hour farther than the regular drive up to school). There’s just something about crossing a border that makes everything […]

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Fall 2015: One Last Thing…






By Emma Campbell The semester is coming to a close. We students are worn out, sleep-deprived, and somewhat glad our work is almost over. Time flies, and deadlines approach faster than anyone ever anticipates. Despite this, though, many of us are sad to leave Montreal. This is because, along the way, we’ve formed a community […]

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