Tuesday 27th January 2015,
the griff
  • A much older John McEnroe still isn’t afraid to argue with the officials, despite the setting. - photo by Rob Rudloff/ Flickr Creative Commons

    McEnroe’s memorable match

    Tennis player John McEnroe is known for quite a few things. Quite often considered one of the best tennis players of all time, McEnroe won 77 ATP titles, and still holds the record in the

  • The most sex-positive locker within MacEwan - photo by Madison Kerr/ the griff

    Let’s talk about sexual health, shall we?

    “One of the things we push is that sex is fun. Sex is for pleasure ... It can be fun, and it can be really fucking good,” said one of the executives for the MacEwan

  • Edmonton was deemed the saddest city in Canada according to a twitter study done in the University of Ottawa. - photo by Jeff Wallace/ Flickr Creative Commons

    Edmonton is coined a sad city

    Tweeters in Ottawa and Montreal had “stable, constant happiness” compared to the other cities, said El Saddik, while Edmonton was the “least happy” city on average.

  • There is nothing worse than bad superhero movies clogging up the movie industry - photo by Doug Kline/ Flickr Creative Commons

    Film universe flooded with superheroes

    Superhero movies have always been a prominent genre in film and their presence has been around for several decades now. However right now we are now witnessing a full-scale invasion of caped do gooders.

Edward Burtynsky will be at the University of Alberta to present "The Landscape of Human Systems." - photo by Cory M. Grenier
Posted On January 20, 2015 | No Comments

Edward Burtynsky, a product of Canada and world-renowned landscape photographer, will be visiting the U of A as part of International Week, Sustainability Speaker Series with his presentation of The Landscape of Human Systems. [...]

A day in the life of t-bag - Illustration by Kate Lemke/ the griff
Posted On January 20, 2015 | No Comments

A column dedicated to a day in the life of some of TV’s favourite characters. This week, griff writer Aqsa Tariq writes from the perspective of T-bag from Fox’s Prison Break. [...]

Kurt Cobains suicide note was printed on a shirt sold on Etsy and Ebay. — photo supplied by Londoninflames/ Flickr Creative Commons
Posted On January 20, 2015 | No Comments

On Jan. 13, the musical and fashion worlds were subject to one of the most offensive articles of clothing to be created within the last 50 years — a shirt depicting Kurt Cobain’s suicide note. [...]

A much older John McEnroe still isn’t afraid to argue with the officials, despite the setting. - photo by Rob Rudloff/ Flickr Creative Commons
Posted On January 21, 2015 | No Comments

Tennis player John McEnroe is known for quite a few things. Quite often considered one of the best tennis players of all time, McEnroe won 77 ATP titles, and still holds the record in the [...]

Illustration by Ashley Freimark/ the griff
Posted On January 22, 2015 | No Comments

As long as we dream, we can also be aware of it while it is happening. What does it mean, however, to dream? Lucid or non-lucid, there is a purpose to our dreams; they act [...]

Eczema is painful, sensitive and relentlessly itchy

Coping with eczema

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