Spending the holidays in the city? Whether this is your first time spending the holidays in Halifax, or you’ve lived here your whole life, there’s lots of stuff to keep you entertained. We’ve put together a short list of things you won’t want to miss! [Read more…]
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 that time of year! That’s right, it’s ugly holiday sweater time! We’ve found some ideas so you can have the best sweater at the party (and win all the awesome prizes)! [Read more…]
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…]
With the semester quickly coming to a close it can be hard to focus on anything beyond getting through exams and taking some well-deserved time off. However, there are already a ton of great events in the works for the coming year! If you’re new to Dal, these will all be new to you! [Read more…]
I recently went to an event put on by the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Peer Mentorship program, where they provided materials and guidance on how to create your own self-care kit. The kits are easy to put together and basically just include things that can help make you feel better when you’re stressed. Here are some of their tips! [Read more…]
It’s that time of year again. With classes coming to an end, finishing up final assignments, having in-class exams and finals, having a quiet and comfortable place to study is crucial. [Read more…]
Living in residence can be fantastic. You don’t have to cook your own meals, deal with absentee landlords, or worry about paying for your heat. But a lot of students choose to live off campus, and it has its own set of benefits. Beyond cooking for yourself, dealing with monthly bills, and being responsible for your own space, there are some things you need to think about when deciding to live off campus. Here are 8 things to keep in mind.
Having a good landlord can make or break your off-campus housing experience. Constantly fighting to get every little thing repaired (and not having much luck) can be incredibly frustrating, let alone worrying about them dinging you for every pinhole. Don’t get me wrong, there are incredible landlords out there. These are ones who genuinely care about your well-being and will go to bat for you if they need to. And those are the ones we want you to find! So here are some signs of a bad landlord, and some tips to help you navigate a potentially bad situation. [Read more…]