The days are getting shorter, the temperature is slowly beginning to drop, and students everywhere are heading back to classes. The first few weeks of school can feel like the calm before the storm, but if you take advantage of the extra downtime and use it to get organized for the semester, you’ll be better prepared to handle the steadily increasing workload and you’ll definitely thank yourself l[...]
Whether you can’t wait get back to campus or you’re in denial trying to savour the last few weeks of vacation, the reality is that back-to-school is just around the corner and the fall semester will be here before you know it. If you haven’t jumped on the bullet journaling trend yet, there’s no better time to start. The bullet journal – affectionately nicknamed ‘BuJo’ by devoted fans all over the [...]
It's no big secret that there's an election coming up here in the province of Ontario, and for many students, this might very well be the first time that they are legally able to vote. Not unlike filing your taxes or establishing strong credit, voting is one of those funny things that no one really teaches you how to do, but it's important to take the initiative and register. Youth voter turnout i[...]
Sprucing up your apartment bedroom doesn’t necessarily need to be expensive or time consuming. As a busy student with a limited budget, DIY décor projects are your best friend when it comes to transforming a space without breaking the bank. Between upcycling thrift store finds and repurposing inexpensive everyday items, there’s no limit to what you can create with your own two hands and a little b[...]
Looking to host a get together this holiday season? Use our tried and true tips and tricks to help you prepare! 1. Commitment Commit to throwing a holiday dinner. Whether you’re worried about how to make everyone fit, you don’t think your apartment is ready for guests just yet, or you are feeling overwhelmed, it’s okay! Just commit to throwing the dinner party and everything else can be worke[...]
Welcome to Part 2 of our “Apartment Pets 101” series! If you missed our first post, check it out here. Now that you’ve moved into your new home, it’s time to “pet proof” your apartment. This is especially important when first moving into a new place, and your pet will most likely want to explore, and might get into areas that they shouldn’t! Kitchen Did you know that some foods are toxic t[...]
Are you looking for a new place to live? Take advantage of our MOVE-IN PROMO and let us help you get your new home started with FOUR amazing gifts! Sign a lease for May 1st, 2016 and enjoy a 40” flat screen tv, surprise move in basket, $100 Loblaw’s grocery gift card AND a microwave!! Ideally located for University of Western students, 939 Western Road offers spacious one, two and three b[...]
We know that studying can be dreadful, so we’ve taken Buzzfeed’s “21 songs That’ll Make Studying Less Painful” and put them into a 939 Study Playlist on YouTube just for you! When you need to escape from the world of studying or need a new playlist, click here! Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel; we have more fun content coming your way. 1. “Skinny Love” – Bon Iver 2.[...]