Perseid Meteor Shower Event

In addition to the Community Supported Agriculture program, one of the major components of my stretch experience was helping to organize a trip out to Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm with International Student Services. The event was held on August 13th for the Perseid meteor shower. Overall the event was successful – all 47 tickets […]

Show Me The Honey

Hello lovely people! It’s August *screams*. I definitely feel stretched (still screaming). I’ve really come to realize the power of saying “yeah, I can totally do this,” even when I have no clue what’s going on and I know that I’m going to have to do a bunch of googling later. Outward confidence, even if […]

Learning how to #WearTheChange

Written by Keandra Lucki Hi, my name is Keandra! I’m definitely new to the world of blogging, but I figured I might as well give it a go! For my Stretch Experience, I am exploring the impacts of the Slow Fashion Movement with New Classics Studios, an Edmonton-based e-commerce clothing company that sells sustainable and […]

The Court, The Crown and The Butterfly

The line up to the one and only pay phone stretches down the hall and around the Corner. Office phones ring and papers shuffle and fall. Men and women rush down the corridors of the busy hallway carrying briefcases or boxes on wheels stuffed full. Pagers click, keys and chains clink. The busy chatter of anxiousness and […]

My journey so far…

Jasmine Han It’s been about a month since I started working on my Stretch Experience. You see, it wasn’t until the end of May when I finally sorted out what my Stretch Experience would be for the summer. After months and months of going through multiple different back up plans, it was quite relieving to […]

Fascination with Compensation

– Edward Ilnicki, Compensation Analyst, ATB Financial, Edmonton, AB When I first told other scholars that I would be returning to ATB Financial for my 2016 summer stretch experience, after a 4 month placement with the company last year, I could tell that a few people were…surprised? I’m not sure what word to use. Here are […]