On Thursday March 15, a small but mighty group of residents along with Dr. Mary Williams watched the movie “Hidden Figures.” We watched the movie and had a discussion about race and gender representation in the film. During the movie, we enjoyed a make your own peanut butter and jelly station. The station was filled with different kinds of bread, peanut butter, and jelly and other sandwich toppings. What is your favorite sandwich combination? Post your answers Discussion Page.
RAs Alex and Michaela put up a new board in the elevator bay on 5th floor. The board is full of tips and tricks to strengthen your relationship. A healthy relationship is a great base for a healthy life. These tips can help with all types of relationships like friendships, work relationships, and romantic relationships. The tips are accompanied by pictures to help illustrate the tips and add some humour. What are some tips that help strengthen your relationship? Post your answers in the Discussion Page.
March is Women’s History Month!! On the bulletin board in the 5 West hallway is a board titled “Now Showing HERstory.” The board is filled with many women that have made a big difference in history. Some of the women were doctors, judges, astronauts, and many other professions. Who is your favorite woman of history? Post your answer on the Discussion Page.
On the lobby bulletin board RAs Morgan and Michaela decided to talk about inclusive language. The language we use says a lot to the people around us. The bulletin board has some things that you hear in conversation around campus. When you flip up the flip cards you see a different way to say what you want to say. We focused on using person centered language and not using derogatory terms. The board is just a starting point to get everyone thinking about the language they use on a daily basis. Do you use person centered language? Post you answer on the Discussion Page.
The Oscars are coming up on March 4th. This awards show honors achievements in the film industry. I wanted to make Oscar awards to honor the residents on the wing. All of the residents having good semesters so far. If Oscars were given out for achievements other than movies, who would you give an Oscar to and why? Post your answers on the Discussion Page.
Chinese New Year is an annual celebration throughout many countries in Asia. The date of Chinese New Year changes every year since it is based on a lunar calendar. A new year means that the Chinese Zodiac for the year changes. This year it is the year of the dog. Each resident on 5 West has a year of the dog door dec with a fact about Chinese New Year and the traditions that are associated with the holiday. What is the Chinese Zodiac sign for the year you were born? Post your answers on the Discussion Page.
The Winter Olympics are great to watch with friends, but if you add in waffles, the Olympics become amazing. On February 22nd, 6th floor, 2 East, and 5 West teamed up and enjoyed some gluten free and regular waffles while watching the Winter Olympics. Fun was had by all the residents and RAs that attended. We watched figure skating, ate waffles, drank some orange juice, and had some time to talk and joke. What event would you want to participate in during the Winter Olympics? Post your answers on the Discussion Page.