Hello McMaster, This is my final post on Water Cooler Gossip. I guess you could say it’s now part of my own McMaster legacy and I’m finding it pretty hard to say goodbye. To put it simply, I’ve always been a person of extremes – when I am happy, I’m over the moon
If you’re back in school and need a good motivator, view this. I have listened to so many motivational speeches, but this one really got me. Shonda Rimes, the director and writer behind Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder speaks about the challenges and happiness that has given her life meaning.
As the school year comes to a start, you should be thinking about building habits that will help you to succeed. Probably the first suggestion people will tell you is to put away the phone because it’s a distraction. I think that’s a bit close minded because your phone is a brilliant little piece of
I have some big news, and I am so excited to share it with all of you. Water Cooler Gossip is on the search for a new blogger for the 2016-2017 school year!
If your around campus in August, there is a new type of excitement in the air. That’s because Welcome Week is right around the corner, and literally everyone at McMaster is getting ready for new and old students to arrive on campus. Welcome Week, whether you’re new to Mac or not, is always a blast.
It’s the end of July. You might be killin’ it at work and have a pretty good tan going, but do you feel fulfilled? For me, summer is not only about making an impression at your summer job, it’s about meeting up with your friends at a nearby beach, taking long walks in the evening
This summer has been one heck of a roller coaster ride. After a lot of up’s and down’s in my job search, I finally did it. I achieved the ultimate adulting goal; I found a full-time job, and here is the best part, it’s in a field that interests me and in a city I
We all know it’s crucial to get on your professors’ good side, but how do we go about forging those relationships? Chantal Godin, a recent graduate of McMaster University, has some great advice for those of you who want to work on these connections without being too “goody-goody.” Check out her recent post on Unwritten to
This year I had a conversation with the president of BAM (bloggers at MAC), and we discussed a common challenge related to the blogging community; blogs, no matter how good the content, or how passionate the writer, often have trouble generating traffic. We could pour our hearts and souls into creating sentences that for hours
Recently I came across this article and it gives a pretty interesting take on life goals. Should our generation follow their passions? Is it leading us to failure? Some would say yes, some would say no, but this article provides a perspective that I think most students and young people could benefit from reading if