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Mono & Me: Self-Regulation

Values and morals are relative to an individual. Every time a choice is made repeatedly it set the precedent and inevitably becomes the standard. The difference between values and morals is simply from where they stem from, with the former being a personal standard and the latter being a societal standard. Societal standards are generally easy to abide by because they are defined by social etiquette, whereas where we generally falter is personal standards.

Varsity 101: Maintaining Relationships

Rena Stephanus


Human interactions are vital and this does not stop when you get into university. I once read somewhere that the friends you make in university will become your friends forever. I agree with this statement as through my years of studying I have met wonderful people, I have created relationships that are based on more than just academics and interactions when the semester breaks are over.

You must become teachable

I have walked a journey that has been inspired from the onset by a man I call my father. He has been able to inspire me in his journey, he not only spoke words of wisdom into my life, but he too was the set example of what it looks like to walk in those words of wisdom. I have been fortunate enough to be inspired and planted into by people who deemed my journey worth planting into. I am the classic definition of – it takes a village to raise a child. I have had people mentor me from all walks of life, I have had people plant wisdom into me, not because they wanted anything in return, but simply because they saw a burning desire in my heart to want to do better and do better.

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