Life of Mel, Writing

The Best Shows For History Lovers

Since I am a history major and spend a decent amount of time in front of Netflix and watching random videos, I figured I’d share my favorite history related shows or series with you guys! Shows That Draw on Historical Events: Outlander: Even though this show does revolve around historical events in Scotland, I think […]

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Writing

History Party

This is part of a series on famous figures at parties, see the earlier philosophical party here. Cleopatra wanders around the party, followed by Julius Caeser and Marc Anthony. Caeser wanders off at some point, pisses a few people off and gets stabbed multiple times. Caligula tries to make his horse a consul, while Nero […]

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30 Day Challenge, University

Favourite Subject

ALL OF THEM! …but really, all of them. I love all my courses this semester, although some make me want to throw statistics out the window some days. Or curse in another language, but those are stories for another time. My favorite subject this semester is a three-way tie between my violence and politics course, […]

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30 Day Challenge, University

Daily Routine

This is a hard one…because my classes are all over the place this year and my schedule rotates around them usually. But, this is usually how my day goes on Fridays. 8:30: I roll out of bed, and start getting ready for the day by showering, and maybe eating a small breakfast. 9:50: I head […]

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30 Day Challenge, University

Your Handwriting

Well, there it is, my messy end of semester handwriting from last year. And, of course, I had to find one that talks about Marxism because IT ALWAYS COMES BACK TO HAUNT ME. In any case, my handwriting is a weird mix between cursive and printing, and if you look really closely you might find some […]

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30 Day Challenge, University

Things You’re Excited About

I’m actually really excited for this year, and semester, of university. First, I’m excited to be learning a lot about the subjects I’m planning on making my major. I’m loving being able to take international politics courses, and history courses. I’m really looking forward to one of my papers, strangely enough. I get to analyze […]

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30 Day Challenge

Day 1-Basic Things About Yourself

I honestly hate this question, because I never know what to say, but here goes. My name is Melissa, I’m a first-year university student at St.FX, taking a bachelor of arts. I’m originally from Calgary; I was born and raised there, until moving away for university. The rest of my family lives there, including my […]

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University

Stuff My Profs Say

*Draws triangle* Is this a triangle? It’s not, it’s only a representation of a triangle because a true triangle would have lines with no width. Being a vegetarian is sort of a religion. Why else would you want to eat tofu? Hitler couldn’t abstract properly because he believed only Aryans are people. [on stereotyping being putting […]

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