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We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Elevate Your Night Study Sessions with These Snacks!

December 8, 2023

Late-night study sessions or completing assignments can be challenging, and maintaining energy levels becomes crucial during these moments. If you find yourself burning the midnight oil, having a convenient snack at hand can make all the difference.

We’ve all experienced countless nights dedicated to schoolwork, and the key to staying alert lies in providing your body with the nourishment it needs. Continue reading to learn about five late-night snacks! 

Popcorn

One of my personal favourites, popcorn is not only quick and easy to prepare but also serves as a warm and delightful companion to your study sessions. Just a few minutes in the microwave, and you have a tasty snack to fuel your focus. Bonus: the smell of popcorn is amazing! 

cooked popcorn

Veggies and dip

Opt for a snack that satisfies your cravings and contributes to your overall health. Veggies with a delicious dip can provide the energy needed to keep your mind sharp and attentive throughout the night. 

Platter of Vegetables with a Bowl of Veggie Dip

Pretzels

Embrace the versatility of pretzels by pairing them with peanut butter or a dip of your choice. Get creative with your combinations, enhancing the flavour for a satisfying snack. Not only are they tasty but so easy and quick for when you're cramming!

brown bread with chocolate on top

Mini Marshmallows

Use mini marshmallows as a motivational treat during your study sessions. Set achievable goals such as completing a specific portion of a lecture, and reward yourself with a few marshmallows. This simple incentive can help maintain motivation and focus.

bunch of marshmallows on pink surface

Crispy Chickpeas

Elevate your snack game with crispy chickpeas, which can be customized to your taste preferences, whether sweet, salty or sour. Experiment with various species to create a flavour that keeps your taste buds engaged and your mind awake.

Roasted Chickpeas

Next time you find yourself working late into the night, consider incorporating these delightful snacks to make your study sessions not only productive but also enjoyable. 

Good luck with your exams everyone!

By Dilothi Selvarajah