Getting Enough Sleep

If your summer was anything like mine, chances are it involved a lot of going to bed at 3AM and not rising until noon. From Game of Thrones marathons to nights spent watching super moons and meteor showers, there were plenty of reasons to stay up late. Now that we’re back at school, it is important to prioritise sleep as much as study and social time.

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Bored During Your Breaks?

Twigs
85 Rue Ste-Anne, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC
Located within easy walking distance of the college, this charming internet café boasts a wide selection of salads, sandwiches, soups, tasty beverages, and mouth-watering desserts. The atmosphere is laid-back and enjoyable, with local art on display, friendly staff, and comfortable seating space.

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Gaza Conflict Rages On

Ever since the ceasefire of the Six Days War in 1967, one small strip of land in the Middle East has been the cause of much negotiation, strife and struggle: the city of Gaza and the large suburban area around it. In the last few months, tensions ran high once again as a prolonged artillery bombardment from Israeli forces began once again.

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Ask Alice

Is college the right time to lose my virginity?

It depends on the person. After all, no time is the right time, but you should only ever do something until you feel completely ready and safe. You shouldn’t feel pressured to lose your virginity because of others, if you are not prepared enough or think you shouldn’t then perhaps it isn’t the best time. There is no shame in waiting.

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School Survival Guide

Hey there, and welcome to John Abbott College! I’m sure you’ll enjoy your stay – despite being bummed that summer vacation’s coming to a close. Everybody can get a little stressed about coming back to school; whether you’re a returning student, or better yet, a new recruit to Abbott’s diverse and growing student body! Don’t worry, we’ve got some tips and tricks to set you on your feet for another exciting school year on campus.

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Hidden in Herzberg

Food, friends, wifi, and more food – located in the basement of Herzberg, The Oval, our campus café, was just reopened last semester after being closed for renovations. The Oval goes back to when Herzberg was first built, along with the tunnels connecting it to the Brittain building. The tunnels are now closed after unfortunate crimes that took place inside and a fire burning the inside of the Brittain building leaving it abandoned. Nevertheless, The Oval is now open and ready for business.

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