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Yes, it’s that time of the year again! From the sound of the scrunching leaves to the warmth of a hot apple cider complementing the cool, autumn breeze, we know fall has arrived. And for most students, it is also an exciting (or nerve-wracking) back-to-school season! Taking a BCIT course load can seem daunting—it can…

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Review: Ye.

Stephanie BohnStephanie grew up in a small town and has enjoyed adjusting to life in Vancouver. She like to keep an open mind and learn about other people’s lives. When Stephanie is procrastinating from her studying she can be found falling at ice rinks or attempting to ride tandem bicycles at Stanley Park.

Moraine Lake, AB

Hello, Nature!

I’m not a hiker. You can probably guess that when you see the picture of me in Stan Smiths. (Those aren’t the only shoes I’ve hiked with—I’ve also used my Continental 80s!) Despite that, I’ve went on an impressive total of four hikes in the span of a year, three of which were during this…

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Good Sleep

With midterms approaching, it’s important that you’re getting enough sleep. When a proper sleeping pattern is maintained, there are many positive outcomes, such as an increase in productivity, or an improvement in learning and memory. When sleep isn’t maintained, focus and attention can drift, causing it to be harder to receive information.1  Short-term health consequences…

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Ideal Identity

Social media is no stranger in our daily routine. The average person spends seven hours online each day, and around two-and-a-half hours of that using social media. You probably checked it prior to reading this and will again after. That’s not said to be critical; our frequent use of social media is understandable. After all,…

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Zoom Fatigue

“The distractions of not being in the classroom have caused the primary thing, a person’s education, to become almost a background topic.” In March 2020, Zoom Video Communications’ stock was around $100USD. As of September 10, 2021, this number stands at $301.50USD. It is not a shock to see the exponential rise of Zoom, especially…

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Open Education

BCIT Open Education Grants BCIT offers Open Education Grants to further encourage open education initiatives at BCIT. Open Education is defined by BC Campus as the “teaching, learning, and research resources that, through permissions granted by their creator, allow others to use, distribute, keep, or make changes to them.” Personally, I think of open education…