Saturday 20th December 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 | Comments Off

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 [...]

This is what Dan Gheesling looks like - photo by Jordan Gill/ the griff

Gheesling: more than a reality star

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Hyperthinking is apparently a thing - photo by Eric Bowling/ the griff

Hyperthinking: a different way to think

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Persistent Organic Pollutants such as DDT are wreaking havoc on our ecosystem - photo by Alfvan Beem/ Wikimedia Commons

Lingering danger in our soil

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Zines are awesome - photo by Jen Collins/ Flickr Creative Commons
Posted On November 25, 2014 | Comments Off

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 [...]

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True Trans: giving transgendered people a voice

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Hawksley Workman - photo by Brennan Schnell/ Flickr Creative Commons

Hawksley Workman’s a pretty cool guy

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Dave Grohl totally interviewed Buddy Guy on Sonic Highways, and that's super cool - photo by The Curious Gnome/ Wikimedia Commons

Sonic Highways: Interviews by Dave Grohl

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Ass wars is kind of a big deal? Right? Right? - photo supplied by Iain Health/ Flickr Creative Commons
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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 [...]

Funding has been announced for victims of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, but is it enough? Photo supplied by Isaf Media/ Flick Creative Commons

Funding for soldiers with PTSD

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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 | Comments Off

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 [...]

MacEwan University’s Sean Peister and Jonah Gilham execute a team block to perfection. Unfortunately, their team blocks were scarce on Saturday. - Photo by Kyle Muzyka/ the griff

Men frustrated with lack of success

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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

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- Photo by Kyle Muzyka/ the griff

Kinsella key in sweeping Huskies

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Eczema is painful, sensitive and relentlessly itchy
Posted On November 25, 2014 | Comments Off

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. [...]

The Black Dog bouncers have their fair share of altercations - photo supplied by Kurt Bauschardt/ Flickr Creative Commons.

Tales of a battle-scarred bouncer

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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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