Author: Monica Xiao

Monica Xiao is a second-year English & Professional Writing major at York University. She loves classical music, detective fiction, and just relaxing. She hopes to bring York's student community closer together through writing for the YUBlog.

Posted by Monica Xiao on November 25, 2022

With only two weeks left in the term and final deadlines approaching, we’ve reached the busiest time of the term. I have three assignments due and one test between now and the last day of class. Wha ...
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Posted by Monica Xiao on November 4, 2022

Many of us work, participate in cocurricular activities and volunteer while studying. Other than being a university student with a 60 percent course load and cocurricular commitments, I’m a writer, ...
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Posted by Monica Xiao on October 26, 2022

With midterms going on and finals approaching, you’re probably either looking for a quiet study spot or a hang-out space where you can take a break with your friends. Either way, we’ve found five ...
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Posted by Monica Xiao on October 5, 2022

There’s a lot that we can do during reading week. It’s perfect for autumn foliage viewing, spending time with family and just catching up on some sleep. While it’s wonderful to take some tim ...
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Posted by Monica Xiao on September 28, 2022

The start of the Fall term is such an exciting and vibrant time, especially after years of being tucked away in a remote setting. However, the start of something new can be overwhelming and can be imp ...
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Posted by Monica Xiao on August 24, 2022

Welcome to York University! Before diving into study mode, don’t forget to register for Orientation Day! If this is your first time attending university, you may have questions about what university ...
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Posted by Monica Xiao on August 17, 2022

If you’re like me, you will be studying or living on campus for the first time this September, and you may have questions about campus safety. York’s Community Safety Department is here to ensure ...
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Posted by Monica Xiao on July 26, 2022

York University is such a big university that offers so much for York students. If you’re not sure how to get involved and make friends, remember that York is one large community built of smaller co ...
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Posted by Monica Xiao on July 22, 2022

Today we’re back with another Club Spotlight! If you haven’t read our previous Club Spotlight features, make sure to check out the WUSC, PWSA, AIESEC at York, YUMSO, the Robotics Society a ...
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