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Here’s to the Ones Who Dream: Essential Life Lessons From ‘La La Land’

Paying respect to the stubborn hearts who dare to light up and live beyond practicality (complete with spoilers — you have been warned), “La La Land” is a film full of meaning with lessons we can all truly appreciate in hopes to ignite our greater purpose.

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How to Be Your Own Best Friend for a Healthier Lifestyle

There’s no denying that while we might be surrounded by amazing relationships in our waking life, we have spent every moment from birth to now in our very own company. And the truth is, no matter who pops in and out of our life, we will always be the one soul consistently there for us. […]

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Letter from the Editor: The Power of Initiative

If there’s one thing we remember from the great Maya Angelou, it’s that if we don’t like something happening in our life, we need to change it. And if you can’t change it, you have to change the way you think about it. Whether it’s relationships, career or even maintaining social circles, taking initiative is essential if we want to succeed. When you show initiative, you do things without being told. You harness the strength of what you know and utilize it towards your advantage to keep things going when they get tough. Simply put, initiative is more action than reaction, and if you push yourself little by little each day, you can improve your circumstances.

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What It Means to Be Vulnerable

No matter whom you talk to, one of our greatest fears in life has always been failure. For years, we’ve heard inspirational words of wisdom about what is and what isn’t considered failure. But throughout the years and from a personal aspect, it has always seemed to be a formative experience. Because truth be told, […]

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Celebrating Our 4th Anniversary!

Time really does fly when you’re having fun! As we celebrate another milestone and turn four years old today, have you ever wondered who the faces are behind The Hudsucker? With a diverse team from all over North America, get to know who we are by reading questionnaires filled out by each of our writers. You never know what […]

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Letter from the Editor: The Power of Patience

With summer approaching on the sunny horizon and the calendar finally reaching the half-way point of what seemingly feels like a bit of a rough year, it’s amazing to see how fast time flies. I am completely shocked at how quickly 2016 has gone by. While it personally started a bit rough for me, it got relatively easier thanks to family and friends, work I can be proud of and a future I have faith in that will be waiting for me.

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Five Ways to Stay Caught up During NaNoWriMo

November is almost half way over, and that means those participating in National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo, should be almost half way done with their novels. The goal of NaNoWriMo is for each participant to write 50,000 words in the month of November, about 1667 words a day, which is essentially the […]

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Filling Your Pages With Dreams: The K.M. Ashling Story

What are you doing with your life? That question isn’t meant to be rhetorical as it’s a question that we will all be asking ourselves at one point or another. For most of us, our life is a series of tasks that have to be completed, almost in a sort of video game style. Things […]

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5 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

We are nearing the end of January which means we’re just a few days away from the end of the new year and all the opportunity that a clean slate presents to us. If you’ve chosen to make a New Year’s Resolution like so many of us do, now is around the time that you […]

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What I Have Learned From Cancer

When I was undergoing my third year of university my entire world was altered. I was sitting in the Communications wing at Simon Fraser University and it was the 2nd month of the semester. The rain was falling outside as my phone rang and my Dad was on the other end. “They say it could have been […]

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Inspiration by Hashtag: Fitspo

Fitspo (#fitspo) is one of those hashtag trends that is all over Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and even Tumblr and Pinterest. Fitspo is short for “fitspiration”, a portmanteau of fitness inspiration. It’s a popular buzzword used to tag images and messages that have the intention of motivating people towards a healthier lifestyle.

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P.O.W: Dawndy Mercer Plank

In a new series, staff writer Rebecca Rowell puts a spotlight on women in the workforce. P.O.W or Power of Women is a series of interviews with women who are making breakthroughs in their careers and teaching the upcoming generation a few things about woman power.  Author’s Note: To begin my new series, P.O.W, I […]

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Letter from the Editor: This Moment Is All You’ll Ever Have

Dear Readers, What took place this past week in Boston was horrendous and truly heartbreaking. We at The Hudsucker extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and community as our thoughts, prayers and love go out to those affected and in the process of healing.

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