It’s that time of year again: all the fun year-end events are happening! There are society galas and cultural nights galore! And the best part is you don’t have to be in a particular program or part of a society to enjoy them! So clean yourself up, put on your fancy clothes, and let off some steam as you prepare for your finals. Here are a bunch of them to check out, and you can always find other great things to do at dal.ca/studentevents. [Read more…]
Tuition fees, rent, and the costs of attempting to have a social life make being a student and being low on cash one and the same. If you’ve eaten Ramen noodles for dinner for the 5th time this week and want to save some cash this semester, luckily these establishments have you covered with some great student discounts! [Read more…]
Whether you’ve never lived away from home before or you’re a self-sufficient pro, managing your finances can be a constant battle. Treating yourself to a nice fancy coffee before an exam can be OK, but not if you’re doing it every day. And is it really in your budget at all? We’ve put together a list of steps to living a cheaper life so you can avoid the moment of panic when you realize you only have $4.80 in your bank account (definitely not speaking from experience). [Read more…]
Let’s face it, sometimes you just don’t have the time, or the motivation, to haul yourself all the way down to the dining hall. Or how about when you get home from class late and the dining hall is closed. For all the times you can’t go to meal hall, or just don’t want to, here are 5 easy dinners you can cook in your dorm room using just a microwave, a knife, a plate, a mug, and a fork. [Read more…]
Eating healthy during exams (well, and any time, really) will help to increase and maintain your energy level, sharpen your focus, and improve your mood! Here are 5 tips to help you eat and stay healthier during exam time.
The holidays are almost here whether we like it or not! It can be a stressful time, especially when your funds are a little low. But here are some thoughtful, heartfelt, DIY gifts that your family and friends (and your bank account) will love! Because what matters most is spending time together.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! (Did you sing it in your head too?!) No school, time to chill, and lots of food to be eaten. No matter where you’re spending the holiday break, here are the top things you must do before you start classes again in January. (P.S. These also work as ways to procrastinate studying for your exams.) [Read more…]
For many people the holidays are a time to meet up with family, old friends, take some self-care time, and most of all, it’s a time to enjoy lots of yummy food—especially desserts! If you’re in charge of making the next dessert for your holiday potluck, here are 5 great recipes made around the world during the holidays! [Read more…]
Finals are quickly approaching (gulp) and snacks are a great way to power through your study sessions! Your brain needs fuel to function, so it’s important you’re eating regularly. Here are some tasty and healthy snacks to help you get through to the end of exams.
Eating on campus definitely has its perks, and one of the big ones is having tons of choices available whenever you want them. But it can be easy to get caught up in pogo and bacon day in the dining hall, and as much as you tell yourself it’s only once, it can very easily become a daily indulgence. It’s important to be aware of what you’re putting in your body. Here are some tips and tricks for how to eat healthy so you can stay healthy, ace all your classes, and nourish your body!