Waterloo Residences acknowledges that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River.
Hi everyone, it's Michelle! Happy new year!
The beginning of the term is a natural time to set up good habits, but it’s so hard to find the motivation when all you want to do is curl up in a blanket with a hot chocolate.
As the full force of Winter rolls in, I’ve started exploring the tunnel system around Waterloo to find a more indoors way to get to my classes.
From CMH (Claudette Millar Hall), I’ve discovered that from the nearby Engineering 2 (E2), I can get to Davis Centre (DC) and Math & Computing (MC), and from MC, I can make it all the way to Science Teaching Centre (STC) way on the other side of campus while staying toasty and warm!
If I’m making the effort to go to class, I might as well do my homework, but as anyone in math faculty would know, sometimes you get stuck. That’s why I’ve also been going to residence tutor sessions for math help with my friends. They rotate residences and sometimes I end up having to travel to MKV. Luckily, I know how to navigate the tunnels!
But this term, I’m trying to lift more than just my GPA. I’ve also started to go to the gym. I find that going into a gym physically puts me in the mood to work out. It helps that it’s just a few floors down and that I can just take the elevator down too! It’s a good space to put on a pair of headphones and zone out while getting in some exercise, especially in the Winter when it’s too cold to go out jogging. Check me out!
So, if you’re looking for something to do on a chilly evening but going outside involves putting on five layers of clothing, I suggest staying inside and try out some amazing amenities just a few steps away from your door!