Thursday 27th November 2014,
the griff
  • Eating well before hitting the gym is crucial for a fulfilling workout - photo by Kate Lemke/ Flickr Creative Commons

    Eating well before hitting the gym

    An overlooked aspect of hitting the gym is the important role the right meal can have in helping maintain enough energy to properly sustain a fulfilling workout. There are common responses given when asked what’s

  • Eczema is painful, sensitive and relentlessly itchy

    Coping with eczema

    The science behind eczema is simple — a genetic mutation that stops the skin from holding in moisture, resulting in an inflamed rash that is sensitive, painful and relentlessly itchy. It’s incurable, but mostly manageable.

  • Black Friday is nuts - photo by Paulina Smit/ the griff

    A brief history of black friday

    Friday, Nov. 28 is this date for this year’s Black Friday. For those who aren’t familiar, Black Friday occurs every November on the Friday after American Thanksgiving. In the U.S., it is one of the

  • Red Deer goaltender Kraymer Barnstable temporarily loses sight of the puck on a key offensive opportunity for the Griffins. - Photo by Paul Gazzola/ the griff

    Back to their winning ways

    Tis the season of success so far, as MacEwan men’s hockey continue compiling victories both at home and on the road. The Griffins now sit third in the Alberta Collegiate Athletic Conference, surpassing the Augustana

Place caption here - photo supplied by Youcan staff.
Posted On November 25, 2014 | No Comments

Carmen Boyko and the YOUCAN Verto project see every youth they work with as an iceberg, their true selves hiding beneath the surface. YOUCAN began in Ottawa circa 2002 as a non-profit aiming to assist [...]

Zines are awesome - photo by Jen Collins/ Flickr Creative Commons
Posted On November 25, 2014 | No Comments

Calling all zinesters, artists and writers, Hardcopy, Edmonton’s annual zine-fair will be hosting its second annual event the weekend of Dec. 6 and 7. The event will feature a wide range of self-published art and [...]

Ass wars is kind of a big deal? Right? Right? - photo supplied by Iain Health/ Flickr Creative Commons
Posted On November 25, 2014 | No Comments

If you use the internet, there's an 84.6 per cent chance you've seen Kim Kardashian's bare booty plastered all over it (not a real statistic). For one, I don't have a whole breadth of interest [...]

Tarot cards - photo by Romel/ Flickr Creative Commons

Tarot Cards

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Eating well before hitting the gym is crucial for a fulfilling workout - photo by Kate Lemke/ Flickr Creative Commons
Posted On November 25, 2014 | No Comments

An overlooked aspect of hitting the gym is the important role the right meal can have in helping maintain enough energy to properly sustain a fulfilling workout. There are common responses given when asked what’s [...]

The Boston Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs don't play each other very often, but something is better than nothing, thanks to interleague play. - photo supplied by Spablab/ Flickr Creative Commons

MLB Interleague weave

November 25, 2014 | No Comments
Eczema is painful, sensitive and relentlessly itchy
Posted On November 25, 2014 | No Comments

The science behind eczema is simple — a genetic mutation that stops the skin from holding in moisture, resulting in an inflamed rash that is sensitive, painful and relentlessly itchy. It’s incurable, but mostly manageable. [...]

Exam season brings more stress than anything else. Ever. - photo by Perrimoon/ Flickr Creative Commons

Subduing stress during exams

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griff Halloween costumes

Halloween: Where the superstitions come from

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