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Introduction to the 2017-18 UPEISU Executive Report Cards

In mid-March, a new crop of executives were elected and hired, keen to improve the lives of students at UPEI. The executives are now more than halfway through their term, so the editorial board of The Cadre sat down with... Continue Reading →

2017 in 300 words

“I can’t believe 2017 is almost over,” people whisper while Mariah Carey blasts her Christmas tunes over the speakers at Starbucks. “Where did the year even go?” As The Cadre prepares to wrap things up for the year next week,... Continue Reading →

November 19th UPEISU Council Recap

The UPEISU Council met on November 19th for an extended meeting to hear a presentation from The Wave, review financial reports for Mickey’s Place, The Wave, and Halloween Pub, and vote on the amended budget for the SU. #SaveTheWave Presentation... Continue Reading →

Does Humour Have a Place in the Classroom?

Humour is really, really difficult to manage in a classroom context. Teachers who have reputations for being funny are typically people who are funny (or who exploit humour, or value wit) more generally. To a certain extent, they can’t help... Continue Reading →

Are You Prepared for Finals?

As much as it scares me to say and for you to hear, finals are drawing near. Like the darkness that spreads across the sky at 5 pm, the end of the semester is an ineliminable outcome. As you sit... Continue Reading →

UPEI Arts Review Author Profile: Stephanie Cairns

The Arts Review is a student-led print publication that strives to promote excellence in student writing at UPEI. Last year, the Review published its sixth volume: White Water. This volume contains a wide variety of both creative and academic pieces that... Continue Reading →

A Storm Brews

The court was filled with the screeching of basketball shoes struggling to grip the surface as the players wearing them ran around the court completing complicated drills. The team’s coach issued instructions in his typical booming voice; his language consisting... Continue Reading →

Should UPEI Get a Fall Reading Week?

We are fresh out of a long weekend, and I’m not sure about you, but I’m not feeling too refreshed. We had two days off this week to catch our breath before we head into final exam season, and here... Continue Reading →

Eye on the Endgame

With final exams just around the corner, making plans to go home, and the Christmas holidays fast-approaching, we as students are swamped with things to do. How are we to cram classes, studying, work and personal commitments in the time we... Continue Reading →

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