The Best Student Experience

// Sharanya Menon 3, 240 km from home, there was no point relying on recruitment slogans I am not an optimistic person; nor will I ever pretend to be, but my inability to recognize the positive features of my life during my first year served as a great and detrimental disadvantage to my overall experience. In…

The Case for Travelling as a Student

// Leya De Nil Travelling is often touted as an unforgettable experience and you get told that those who do not travel are missing out, however the idea of travelling as a student is often overwhelming – from the amount of money it will cost, to the fear of finding yourself in the unknown. The…

Why Go to the Library?

// Prof. Grant Campbell “Everything’s online,” people tell us. Why should we go to the library? Why does anyone go to a library? Well, libraries are my business, and I’ve spent a lot of time in them. But let’s start by knocking down some of the wrong reasons for going to a library. “Because the…

Interview with FIMS Asper Fellow Datejie Green

An abridged version of this interview by Marwa Hassan appeared in OPENWIDE Volume 16, Issue 3.  Every FIMS student who’s gone to office hours knows that bright and narrow corridor on the second floor of NCB. It holds rooms that our professors escape to after three-hour lectures. It’s where Babe marks quantitative analysis papers. It’s…