Photo Essay: Long Night Against Procrastination

Long Night Against Procrastination, an event held by St. Thomas University from 5pm to 12am. for their students to catch up on their school work. (Daniel Salas/AQ)

St. Thomas University hosted its Long Night Against Procrastination event on Nov. 17, designed to help build motivation and alleviate stress as students approach the end of the semester.

The Aquinian’s photo editor, Daniel Salas, produced this photo essay.

5 p.m. — Long Night Against Procrastination started with snacks, hot chocolate and free printing services for students. From left to right: Event volunteers Jeremy Fowler and Natalie Carrie. (Daniel Salas/AQ)
5:30 p.m. — Nash, a therapy dog from St. John Ambulance, was part of the activities that helped students entertain themselves and not get overworked through the night. (Daniel Salas/AQ)
5:45 p.m. — a student success workshop was held by Carrie Monteith-Levesque, the international student coordinator; Brittney Sprague, the mental health coordinator and Alexa Navas, the internship coordinator. (Daniel Salas/AQ)
6 p.m. — A close-up of magician Jesse Campbell performing card tricks for students at their work tables to distract them from their work for a while and avoid overworking themselves. (Daniel Salas/AQ)
6:30 p.m. — The St. Thomas University Writing Centre offered advice to students. Kristina Lurchenko, one of the staff from the centre, helps student Kendra Killpatrick with their writing. (Daniel Salas/AQ)
7 p.m. — A general knowledge trivia event took place as another activity for the students. It was held by the internship coordinator Alexa Navas. (Daniel Salas/AQ)
8 p.m. — A paint-and-sip activity was offered for students who wanted to distract themselves and work on art pieces. (Daniel Salas/AQ)
8:30 p.m. — Free pizza for the students who attended Long Night Against Procrastination. Reinaldo Cascante and Magra Hidrobo were the first in line to enjoy the meal. (Daniel Salas/AQ)
10:00 p.m. — Student Bingo offered St. Thomas University merchandise as prizes. It was held by Carrie Monteith-Levesque, the international student coordinator. (Daniel Salas/AQ)
11 p.m. — Evening snack and the last activity of the night for the students who attended the event. It was offered by Corey Flynn, the associate director. (Daniel Salas/AQ)