Tag Archives: Cape Breton University

“Happen” post follow-up: stats

So it seems a lot of people are interested in the new brand at CBU! Yesterday my site traffic ballooned after I wrote about my reaction to the “Happen” brand, people left a bunch of comments (some anonymously as they … Continue reading

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what ‘Happen’-ed?

Recently the local university, CBU, went through a rebranding. It took a year or so. At the end of it, just last month, they released their new brand to the media and the public. It’s essentially one word: Happen. I’m underwhelmed. … Continue reading

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Maritime Fiction: Philip Roy

In this portion of an interview originally published on the Cape Breton University Press blog, Philip Roy, author of Blood Brothers in Louisbourg (CBU Press, September 2012), talks about writing Blood Brothers, creativity and aging, and his associations with Cape Breton. You … Continue reading

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Q+A with Mark Sparrow

Mark Sparrow is one of those people I met first on the Internet, before meeting in person. (There’s a lot of folks I meet like that these days!) Online, he’s articulate and friendly. In person, that doesn’t change. Mark’s one … Continue reading

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Sydney Poet Jesse Ferguson – “Ovation”

April is National Poetry Month. You can read more about it here at the website of The Academy of American Poets, but what you need to know, basically, is that it is a month-long, national celebration of poetry established by … Continue reading

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Youth Social Enterprise Boot Camp – A Kickass Time

Friday night: I was scared, a bit. Unsure of what this whole weekend was going to be like, and nervous to do my speech. I was trying to be kind and open, meet new people, get over my fears, and … Continue reading

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Youth Social Enterprise Boot Camp – My Speech

I spent this past weekend at an event called the “Youth Social Enterprise Boot Camp”. It was at Cape Breton University, and sponsored by other community organizations (which I’ll list in tomorrow’s post). I was a keynote speaker, but I … Continue reading

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