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Recommended Reads

Contributed by John DeCaro of the Library In remembrance of two of the finest American writers who contributed inestimable profundity to the international literary scene, we would like to offer two titles for “Books of the Month – Summer Reading…
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Thames Students Remember Their Roots

A long-standing tradition was celebrated at St. Clair's Thames Campus in Chatham recently, when a representative group of college grads planted a tree on the school's grounds. This municipal government program is entitled "Your Roots Are Always In…
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As Bowie Said, "Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes" ...

COPING WITH TRANSITIONS By Giovanni Perissinotti MSW, RSW Windsor Family Health Team One of the biggest transitions is leaving school. After having been in school since pre-kindergarten until now, this can be a scary time knowing you may be done…
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Have A Mindful March (And Beyond)!

By Giovanni Perissinotti, MSW, RSW, of the Windsor Family Health Team “Mindfulness” is focusing on the present moment by centering your awareness, while recognizing your thoughts, feelings and sensations within your body. Mindfulness is a great…
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Winter Getting You Down? ... Information on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

By Giovanni Perissinotti MSW, RSW, Clinical Social Worker, Windsor Family Health Team, St. Clair College During this cold winter that we are having, many people’s moods can be affected. It’s cold. It’s overcast and snowy. Motivation to do things…
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Book Look

Contributed by Mellissa Forget of the Library Did you know your campus Library carries the latest 2017 Giller Prize shortlisted novels? If you’re looking for something to get you through this long winter we’re having, feel free to ask us to put a…
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Happy Marmota Monax Day

TODAY’S PREDICTIONS Punxsutawney Phil: Saw his shadow, six more weeks of winter. Wiarton Willie: Saw his shadow, six more weeks of winter. Shubenacadie Sam of Nova Scotia: Didn’t see his shadow, early spring. Chuck of Staten Island, New York:…
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Book Look

Contributed by Marnie Kursiss-Morrow of the Library The Winter Olympics are almost upon us! The Windsor campus Library has a collection of hidden gems that delve into the history, politics and gender of the Olympics and winter sports. You will…
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Study Shows University Students' Migration To Colleges

Editor’s Note: A major study of postsecondary transfers – and ease of transfers – has been released by the Office of Student Mobility at Seneca College, using data from 2007 to 2015. Some interesting stuff in it – including the fact that the most…
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Thames Student Packs A Punch

Contributed by Mark Benoit Rebecca D’Agostin is a graduate of St Clair College’s Early Childhood Education program and a current student in the Child and Youth Care program at the Thames Campus. She is also a provincial Golden Gloves boxer.…