Holiday

Tips for following through on your academic resolutions Photo by Marta Kierkus By the end of every semester, when you have (at least) a month’s worth of readings to do, five papers and four exams to write, and 12 panic attacks lined up, you begin to think: How did I get here? It happens every …

Adult hot chocolate: Canadian Cocoa This holiday, it’s time to leave the eggnog behind with the ugly Christmas sweaters. A much richer, decidedly more Canadian drink exists, and should be your new go-to holiday cocktail. Canadian Cocoa is simple to make, will warm you up on frigid winter days, and packs a rye whiskey-fuelled boozy …

  Three seasonal offerings exclusive to Ottawa Photo by Marta Kierkus Skate on the world’s largest outdoor skating rink Whether you’re skating to school, looking for some exercise, or enjoying an evening out with friends, the Rideau Canal usually leads to a good time. The canal is such a unique part of Ottawa’s heritage, and …

‘Tis the season of indulgence. We fill ourselves up with gifts, food, and relaxation, but balance is key when it comes to holiday excess. If you want to beat the “festive 15,” staying active during the holidays is a necessity.

Having lots of free time, little or no concern for school, and no one to answer to is the recipe for a potentially delightful holiday season. Here are just a few suggestions of activities that can be enjoyed in spite of your lonely circumstances.

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