Ep. 16 - Sandra Mouafo
The Yellow Curtain
by Eduard, Malcolm
2y ago
Hello and welcome to 2022! We are kicking off this year with a new podcast and a new position to the CSU - EDI Advisor. But what even is an EDI Advisor? Luckily, with us we have the person in charge themselves to talk all about it - Sandra Mouafo. Kick back and enjoy your start to 2022 and keep an eye out for the incoming diversity services office! Resources: https://www.concordia.ca/equity.html https://www.thc.texas.gov/public/upload/preserve/museums/files/White_Supremacy_Culture.pdf https://www.ecuad.ca/assets/pdf-attachments/Scarborough-National-Charter-Draft-2021-02-ENG.pdf https://canadia ..read more
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Ep. 15 - HOJO
The Yellow Curtain
by Eduard, Malcolm
2y ago
Today, we’re talking about what’s on a lot of people’s minds coming into the fall semester: finding a home. Key takeaways from this podcast are: start early, be careful of scams, and holla at HOJO for any questions about all of it.  https://www.concordia.ca/campus-life/life-in-montreal/renting-in-montreal.html Relevant resources: likehome.info hojo@csu.qc.ca ratemylandlord.com  findmylandlord.netlify.app https://www.classifieds.csu.qc.ca/en/ https://www.csu.qc.ca/services/hojo/   ..read more
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Ep. 14 - Amy Nguyen
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by Eduard, Malcolm
2y ago
Action Item: Name the App Today we dive deep into the depths of sustainability in a podcast that takes you to Mars and back. After joining the CSU midway through the year, Amy Nguyen had a lot of catching up to do, and they did just that. Amongst the many projects discussed in this podcast, we go over an application created and coordinated by Amy that enables homeless people to better maneuver and find shelter, and allows the community to help those who are homeless and point them in the right direction. Do you want to be part of the action? Listen to our short podcast and drop down a name sug ..read more
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Finance Friday - Investing
The Yellow Curtain
by Eduard, Malcolm
2y ago
Investing It’s Friday so you know what that means! Today’s Finance Friday episode is asking you to invest your time today to learn about investing for tomorrow.  Resources: What is FIRE - https://www.investopedia.com/terms/f/financial-independence-retire-early-fire.asp What are Bonds- https://www.investopedia.com/terms/b/bond.asp What are Stocks - https://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/stock.asp Apps to Invest -  https://www.questrade.com/home https://www.wealthsimple.com/en-ca/product/invest/  ..read more
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Finance Friday - Credit Cards
The Yellow Curtain
by Eduard, Malcolm
2y ago
“Galleria credit card swipes”, those may look fun tonight.  But we do know one thing though, credit it comes and goes.  If you get careful one day, you'll see your credit grow.  Today we want you to learn how credit cards work, the dangers, and why they’re important.  ..read more
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Ep. 13 - Economic Justice Concordia
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by Eduard, Malcolm
2y ago
What exactly are we paying for this year at Concordia?  Students are burnt out, mental health services are inadequate, and no one seems to be satisfied with the quality of education being delivered. So, Economic Justice Concordia has began taking action and we’ve taken the opportunity to sit down and discuss their plans to reduce tuition, their Refund 2020 campaign, improve our education standards, and more. Sit back and get a look behind the curtain with two organizers, Ace and Nathalie.  ..read more
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Finance Friday - Loans
The Yellow Curtain
by Eduard, Malcolm
2y ago
PAST DUE - That’s bad, but it could be worse.  We missed our episode launch on Friday, so we’re releasing today and we think there’s a lesson here. Just like loans, it is always better late than never. You guessed it, this weeks episode will be focused on loans!   ..read more
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Finance Friday - Budget
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by Eduard, Malcolm
2y ago
It’s Finance Friday and today we’re talking about budgets. Hopefully your taxes are being settled, so now we can start to plan ahead.  Budgeting doesn’t mean you aren’t generous, it means you have a game plan, where birthdays, charities and, unexpected costs can all be accounted for.   ..read more
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Ep. 12 - Sex[M]ed
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by Eduard, Malcolm
2y ago
Sex. I bet you weren’t expecting that. This week’s episode focuses on two medical school student’s non-profit organization Sex[M]ed; a sexual health education platform for healthcare practitioners.  Sexual health being taboo in our society effects all of us, including our own healthcare practitioners. So why aren’t we talking about it?  The founder and co-founder of Sex[M]ed are here to pull back the curtain and discuss it all. Find out more about Sex[M]ed here: Website https://thesexmed.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sexmed.the  Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sexme ..read more
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Finance Friday - Taxes
The Yellow Curtain
by Eduard, Malcolm
2y ago
We know you hate to hear it, but this episode is focused on basic information regarding taxes.  Have you gotten started? Sorry to remind you, but it’s important.  It’s finance Friday today, and we have some financial literacy we’d like to share with you! Here’s some important links to get you best informed: What are your tax rates? https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/frequently-asked-questions-individuals/canadian-income-tax-rates-individuals-current-previous-years.html How do you do your own taxes? https://www.canada.ca/en/services/taxes/income-tax/pers ..read more
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