Posts Tagged ‘experience’

Thangachi’s Corner: Back Home

By Editor - March 31st, 2015

Thangachi's Corner: Back Home

The trouble was, I was a child the last time I’d visited, and was very much oblivious of who we’d left behind on the mango-shaped island. I was three by the time my feet hit Canadian soil, and had only been back once as a child, when meeting relatives instead of climbing trees was more painful than taking out a splinter. I had kept from twelve years ago mere wisps of faded memory, but was finally ready to solidify it now. Grown and more mature, family meant more to me than it ever had.

Chronicles of a Tamil Freshman – Part 6

By Editor - March 30th, 2015

Chronicles of a Tamil Freshman – Part 6

Tanya entered the lecture room, and found a seat near the back. She grabbed her notebook and a few pens from her bag, placing them neatly on her desk. Minutes later, Prithushan entered the lecture room, and begin climbing the stairs in search of a seat. He stared around the lecture room for a while—almost as if he were looking for something, or someone. Suddenly, he locked eyes with Tanya, and started walking towards her direction. Sweat began to trickle down Tanya’s forehead, when he sat down in the seat next to her.

She tried to avoid eye contact, but could feel his stare piercing through her. Eventually, she gave in, and turned to face him slightly. Her gaze was met by his warm smile again.

“Hey, man. It’s good to finally see a brown guy in this class for once,” he joked.

“Brown guy?! He actually thinks I’m a guy…” Tanya thought, stunned.

She deepened her voice, and tried to calm her emotions. “Err, yeah…I get what you mean, man. Nice to meet you,” she said in a raspy tone.

Applications Open for Ontario Student Summer Jobs

By Editor - March 3rd, 2015

Applications Open for Ontario Student Summer Jobs

Applications are now open for the Ontario Summer Student job program which helps over 100,000 youth yearly with employment needs. If interested, see links below for details, and make sure to apply early!