Course registration is here! Andrew and Ryan share some advice for ensuring you’re on track for graduation, taking the right courses and selecting options. Fair warning: our podcast hosts try to convince you organic chemistry I and II (CHEM 351 and 353) was a valuable experience and quite a fun option to take. And frankly… Continue reading Podcast 19: Course registration
This spring-y week Ryan and Andrew are joined by Alice (VP Events), Faye (VP Mentorship) and club member Eve to celebrate–or perhaps speculate–about the commencement of spring. Alice discusses her extreme faith in Groundhog Day despite some bickering between different groundhogs, Faye dreams about flower-viewing in Japan and Korea, and Eve sadly reminisces about summer… Continue reading Podcast 18: It’s…spring!
Now that you’ve engaged in some fun activities in Calgary and in the areas surrounding Calgary, perhaps you’ve become a bit peckish. As always, our podcast hosts Andrew and Ryan have you covered…this podcast is about places to eat, and not to eat, in Calgary! Whether you need an honest evaluation of Mac Hall, various… Continue reading Podcast 17: Beyond Mac Hall – Fast food, hotpot & other dining in Calgary
Guests Faye, Edward and Larissa join Ryan and Andrew to discuss how they and their families celebrate the Lunar New Year. The conversation is replete with delicious food, a bit of deplorable traffic, special TV programs, and plenty of the “puns and visual coincidences” that permeate the celebrations. Interesting topics include different traditions in China… Continue reading Podcast 14: Happy Lunar New Year!
This time Andrew is joined by VP Mentorship Faye and MEL member Edward, and at some point partway through the podcast, also Larissa (you’ve met them all before in previous podcasts!). This time the topic is shows—anime, dramas, and movies. They discuss the well-established paradigm of shoujo, the eternal appeal of Studio Ghibli, and . Listen… Continue reading Podcast 13: Superhuman abilities, shoujo, & Sherlock
For the first week of the new semester, Andrew and Ryan are joined by four MEL members, Faye (our VP Mentorship), Larissa, Eve and Edward. We hope all our MEL members had a fun and relaxing winter break—the participants in a recent exciting skiing expedition certainly did! Other fun winter break activities include secret Santa,… Continue reading Podcast 12: Back to school—second semester edition
For the final podcast this semester, Andrew and Ryan wrap up by discussing Christmas. Listen on to hear about gift giving practices, whether boxing day has lost its irresistible charm, and Andrew’s memories of how Christmas is celebrated in Korea. Plus: Ryan leaks a big spoiler about Santa! Happy holidays!