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Reading Week Edition - CH Newsletter #39 October 15, 2022

As part of joining our private residential community, our members receive weekly updates about the community, upcoming events, developments in the student residence and any other relevant news. We've decided to post these updates on our website in order to let our visitors looking for student housing get an inside view of the Chelsea House student life!

Dear CH family,
 
Welcome back to the CH Show!!! ๐Ÿ“บ
 
It's been another busy week at your favorite student residence community in Montreal ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ It was reading week aka a lot of trips back home before midterms go in full gear !!
 
We know student life is in high gear ๐Ÿšจ these days so we're here to give you a much needed break ๐Ÿ˜Œ To give you a rundown, we've got food festivals, spooky pub crawl and tour, a trip โœˆ๏ธ to Luxemborg ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ and Paris ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท, upcoming events, and TONS of content from our CH Fam correspondents!!! Trust us, you don't want to miss this ๐Ÿ˜‰
 
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THE INSIDER'S REPORT: MONTREAL NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW
 
  • Calling all Chelsea Fam foodies!!! We've got two food festivals happening across the City! Several restaurants are participating in the ramen ๐Ÿœ and pizza ๐Ÿ• festivals where you can try out their offerings and then vote for your favorite online.

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The restos with the most votes will be given awards at the end of the respective events. Check out the list of places you can go to and where you can cast your votes here:
 
 
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  • Once you've had your fill of liquid courage, go on a Ghost Tour of Haunted Old Montreal, led by an actor and professional storyteller where you'll hear about spooky stories as you walk through historic locations that are famous for paranormal activities and ghost sightings ๐Ÿ‘ป

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CHELSEA HOUSE COMMUNITY VIBES UPDATE

  • Chelsea Fam! This week, Alizรฉe's giving us a glimpse of her 4-day trip to her hometown in Luxembourg ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ and Paris ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Feel free to send us your entries as well!! We'd love to hear about your adventures too!! ๐Ÿ˜

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"I arrived in Paris at 9:30am, it was cold and raining. I took the metro ๐Ÿš† from Charles de Gaulle airport to my friendโ€™s apartment in the 7th arrondissement.
 
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I was starving, so I decided to go to a typical French brasserie. I ordered a truffle Croque Monsieur with fries, it was delicious ๐Ÿคค .
 
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Since the weather was getting better and I was craving something sweet, I walked to the Tour Eiffel to get a crepe banane-Nutella ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿซ.
 
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While I was eating my crepe, I sunbathed at the Place du Trocadero and enjoyed the pretty view of the Tour Eiffel.
 
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I then walked back to the apartment to get prepared for the concert ๐ŸŽธ. I was running late (as usual) but I got there on time for Iann Dior which was performing before Machine Gun Kelly ๐Ÿค˜. The show was amazing and I had so much fun!
 
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The next morning, I woke up at 6:30am. I slept for 3 hours in 2 days; I was exhausted but so excited to go back home to Luxembourg ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ.
 
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Two hours later, I was in Luxembourg, under a beautiful sun, waiting for my mum to pick me up. We went to Oberweis, a Luxembourgish brasserie, where we often go for lunch. Then we picked up my brother from school. Back home, I saw my lovely cat ๐Ÿˆ again and I napped for probably 3 hours until my sister came back home.
 
 
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For dinner, we went to Mamashelter, which is one of our favorite restaurants. As usual, the food was excellent ๐Ÿคค. That night, I was so tired, I slept for 11 hours ๐Ÿ˜ด!
 
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The next day, it was Saturday. And in our family, Saturday means McDonaldโ€™s ๐ŸŸ for lunch. Itโ€™s been a family tradition for as long as I can remember! I wanted crepes again so I made some for everyone
 
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After lunch I went to town to do some shopping ๐Ÿ› with my mum. When I came back home, I spent some family time and started to pack my things again. On Sunday morning, I woke up very early โ˜€๏ธ to catch the train ๐Ÿš† to Paris and then the plane โœˆ๏ธ back to Montreal.
 
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These 4 days were very intense but I was so grateful to be able to see and spend some time with my family ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ
 
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I was obviously sad to leave them and two days home ๐Ÿ™ was very short but I was also excited to come back and see my lovely roommate, Imogen ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ"
 
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  • Back in Montreal ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ, here's what the rest of the gang's been up to the past couple of days!

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: ELIAS FROM SWITZERLAND ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
 
Chelsea fam, meet Elias from Geneva, Switzerland! ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
 
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He's currently taking up Political Science at Concordia University ๐Ÿซ
 
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Elias is passionate about sports and loves to share it to his friends. He currently practicing rugby ๐Ÿ‰ but he's also interested in tennis ๐ŸŽพ , golf ๐ŸŒ๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ , and hockey ๐Ÿ’.
 
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Apart from sports, Elias is also a big movie ๐ŸŽž geek and likes to spend time discovering different types of movies. His friends and family describe him as someone who is funny, kind, and cheerful ๐Ÿ˜Š
 
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Hit him up if you wanna hang and have a sports or movie night with the gang ๐Ÿ˜‰
 
SHOW ME THE MONEY!! THE STUDENT JOB BOARD FOR SOME PART-TIME CASH $$$
 
  • Showroom Coordinator @ Skechers | If you're able to manage the samples and maintain the marketing of the showroom, work 24 hours a week (flexible over 7 days), and can speak FR, then this job is perfect for you!!
  • Volleyball Monitor/Coordinator @ Club Montreal Sport & Social | Calling CH fam sports enthusiasts!! Club Montreal Sport & Social is looking for someone who can be the first onsite at the fields with all schedules and greet teams, set up and pack up the nets for the games, submit program records and accident/incident reports, as well as take photos and videos of the games. 

  • Receptionist @ CPP UQAM | This job requires the candidate to have excellent command of spoken FR, and be able greet, inform, direct and answer questions from the customers. If hired, you must also ensure the smooth entry and exit of the public according to the prescribed guidelines and Maintain a continuous presence at the desk to ensure quality customer service.

HOUSE UPDATES

  • PSA: Always check your takeouts to make sure that it's clean ๐Ÿฅฒ
Steph and Alizรฉe ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ walked to Starbucks to get a coffee last Thursday and found 25$ on the floor thinking it was their lucky day, Alizรฉe finished her coffee and found this ๐Ÿ‘€:
 
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We know, it's gross ๐Ÿ˜– So next time, be extra vigilant and inspect your orders ๐Ÿง Better safe than sorry!!

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  • REMINDER: please make sure to take your baskets back with you when you do your laundry ๐Ÿซง We've been receiving reports of lost laundry baskets these past couple of weeks. Note that you are responsible for your belongings, thus, if you leave your ๐Ÿงบ downstairs and lose them, you will be charged.

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  • Calling out our in-house event organizers!!! We know how busy everyone is with school work ๐Ÿ“š So we'd love to hear your ideas on how we can squeeze in some fun activities and not interrupt on your studies ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป
    Next weekend for instance, our very own Alessandro ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น will be hosting our first ever Chelsea House Poker Game Night at the lounge ๐Ÿƒ So we're helping him plan it out and buy the stuff to make it an extra awesome event ๐Ÿ‘Œ
If you've got any ideas, feel free to reach out to us via email (info@chelsea.house) ๐Ÿ“ง
 
Alright, that's it for now!
 
Stay Classy,
 
The Chelsea House Community Team
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