Exam Week: Some tips for reducing exam stress

Auto-regulation, self-management, meditation, stress reduction.  All terms which relate to how we can cope with stress.  UBC has an excellent site which assists students in understanding the usual stresses associated with scholarly studies, and has advice on methods for enhancing one's state of mind, or reducing stress.  Take a few minutes to check it out, … Continue reading Exam Week: Some tips for reducing exam stress

Hunger Games screenings cancelled in Thailand

  A cinema chain in Thailand's capital has cancelled all screenings of the latest The Hunger Games movie after a student group planned a protest at a theatre against the country's military coup. Activists said Wednesday that police pressured the theatres to halt the showings. Opponents of the May military coup have adopted a three-finger salute … Continue reading Hunger Games screenings cancelled in Thailand

VELOCITY: Kootenay Literary Competition

Experience The Creative Power – and win some prize money while you’re at it. The 2014/15 Kootenay Literary Competition is now open. “Velocity” is our theme for this year so get your pens revved up! Writers may interpret the theme in any way they like, and approach it through any of the genre categories. The theme … Continue reading VELOCITY: Kootenay Literary Competition

Canadians love their libraries; however…

A report by the Royal Society last week informs us that Canadians care “passionately” about their community libraries and archives, but Library and Archives Canada, the font of our national memory, remains demoralized and in desperate need of help. The Royal Society’s 225 — page report is the product of a series of 60 consultations across … Continue reading Canadians love their libraries; however…

New to the Library–adjust your print credits here! Recent printing changes in the Library.

There have been a few changes in the past weeks to how students can print in the Library. There are two printing systems in the Library:  printing from the OPAC computers (the computers in the centre of the Library, not the Lab) and printing in the Lab.  For the time being, printing in the Lab … Continue reading New to the Library–adjust your print credits here! Recent printing changes in the Library.