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Emma Watson Fights For Gender Equality With Powerful UN Speech
Emma Watson formally invited men to join the fight for gender equality in a moving speech on Sept. 21, launching the HeForShe campaign.
To watch her full speech go here. 
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YouTube star Sam Pepper thinks sexually harassing women is a hilarious prank

When is it OK to sexually harass women on the street? When it’s for a YouTube video, of course!

That was the apparent thinking of reality-television star turned viral YouTube performer Sam Pepper, who came under fire this past weekend when his latest “prank” showed him sexually harassing women for laughs. The former Big Brother contestant, who has over 2 million YouTube subscribers, asked women on a busy street for directions while secretly grabbing their butts. 

Because nothing’s funnier than touching random women without their permission and catching the whole thing on camera.

The video is problematic for so many reasons Follow micdotcom

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mindofamedstudent:

Tutorial: how to make organized notes.

  1. Read the objectives of the lecture. If there aren’t any, flip through the lecture slides and make an outline. This puts into perspective what you need to be learning and what you should get out of this lecture.
  2. Skim the book to get familiar with how the information is divided compared to your outline or objectives. While doing this, you’ll figure out whether or not you need the extra details from the book. Sometimes the lecture is enough and you could keep the textbook just as a reference to things you don’t get.
  3. Write down the first objective and flip to the page in the book that has the information pertaining to that objective. Read the lecture slide then refer to the book for details.
  4. Combine your lecture notes with the textbook information. Do this by rewriting the information in your own words and try to be as concise as possible. 
  5. Keep doing this for every objective. Paste things if it helps.
  6. Make sure that you’re not just copying information. Use visual aids as much as possible. Put the information in a table, flowchart, diagram, etc.. (refer to this post to see how I make my flowcharts).
  7. When you’re done with all your objectives, go through the lecture and your notes to make sure you didn’t miss anything.

General tips on how to keep them organized:

  • Be systemic. Making objective-oriented notes is one way to do that. 
  • Use two (or more colors). Color-coding information helps me remember it + it doesn’t look that bad.
  • Section your objectives according to the topic. Then make sure that when you’re writing out the information, it’s in a sequence that’s understandable.

Disclaimer: this is the way I’ve been making my notes since I started med school. By no means am I claiming it’s perfect or that everybody should follow it.

Hope this helps and as always, happy studying :)

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GET TO KNOW ME: [2/5] MALE CHARACTERS

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the very first time i saw you harry, i recognized you immediately. not by your scar, by your eyes. they’re your mother; lily’s. 

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"See the light in others, and treat them as if that is all you see."

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The Wilfrid Laurier University is introducing ML101: Harry Potter and Medieval Culture as a new course in the program!
If you are a Laurier student looking for an elective credit, or are looking to make Medieval Studies a combined major or your minor, then this course is for you! 
Course Description: Students will explore how the cultural phenomenon of Harry Potter, originating in the immensely popular novels of J.K. Rowling, draws upon, adapts, and/or represents medieval cultural artifacts, beliefs, and practices. Students will also examine how particular attitudes toward the Middle Ages are perpetuated by Harry Potter multi-media, such as film, videogames, board games, theme parks, museum exhibits, fan communities, and fanfiction.
There are approximately 200 spaces in the class, so be sure to reserve your spot as soon as you can register for classes!

The Wilfrid Laurier University is introducing ML101: Harry Potter and Medieval Culture as a new course in the program!

If you are a Laurier student looking for an elective credit, or are looking to make Medieval Studies a combined major or your minor, then this course is for you! 

Course Description: Students will explore how the cultural phenomenon of Harry Potter, originating in the immensely popular novels of J.K. Rowling, draws upon, adapts, and/or represents medieval cultural artifacts, beliefs, and practices. Students will also examine how particular attitudes toward the Middle Ages are perpetuated by Harry Potter multi-media, such as film, videogames, board games, theme parks, museum exhibits, fan communities, and fanfiction.

There are approximately 200 spaces in the class, so be sure to reserve your spot as soon as you can register for classes!

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