Thursday 02nd October 2014,
the griff
  • A screenshot from Makayla's Quest - supplied

    Makayla’s Quest: striving to expand in a 2D world

    Makayla’s Quest, a game centred around the player character’s mission of delivering party invitations in the face of various traps and monsters, was conceived by MacEwan computer science major Brittany Lohner for a second-year course

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    Comic con review

    Edmonton’s third annual Comic and Entertainment Expo was filled with awe, fear, colour, and adventure. For just three long days, fans and cosplayers were able to meet and greet with some of the very actors

  • The end of the line: train tracks along gateway boulevard have been removed to make way for more cross streets - photo by Marc W. Kitteringham/ the griff

    Tearing up train tracks tramples history

    Not so long ago, MacEwan’s City Centre Campus did not exist. In its place was Edmonton’s CN railyard. There were train tracks running down 104 Avenue, out of the city and all the way to

  • MacEwan through the years - photo supplied

    MacEwan through the years

    n 2009, MacEwan became officially became a university. Now, five years later, as a new year begins, the university opened once again to over 18,000 students, eligible to enrol in over 65 programs. Each year a

Students may face another tuition hike next year - photo by Terrance Lamb/ Flickr Creative Commons
Posted On September 30, 2014 | No Comments

Post-secondary students might be seeing an increase in their tuition fees in the near future. The Government of Alberta is making moves to reintroduce market modifiers and this will ultimately lead to elevated annual tuition [...]

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Posted On September 30, 2014 | No Comments

No one knew who the outlandish band would bring on as their new frontman. They certainly did not expect female savage Vulvatron. GWAR is known for its outrageous stage antics and astonishingly offensive lyrics. That [...]

Walking with Dinosaurs - photo by Mary Saint Germain Brown/ Flickr Creative Commons

Walking with dinosaurs

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MEAT restaurant is not a proper venue for vegan activism - photo by Marc W. Kitteringham/ the griff
Posted On September 30, 2014 | No Comments

Let’s look at this type of activism and put it into a different perspective. If two passionate bacon lovers decided to print off a photo saying “pulled pork gives pigs a second life” and videotape [...]

Should we develop our city downtown? - photo by Marc W. Kitteringham/ the griff

Downtown Development

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Nelson Weibe is running marathons for Myeloma, a rare blood cancer - photo supplied
Posted On September 30, 2014 | No Comments

In 2010, his aunt Ruth was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare form of cancer that affects the bloodstream. Multiple myeloma affects close to 2,300 Canadians every year, according to the Myeloma Canada website. [...]

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Posted On September 30, 2014 | No Comments

At long last, one Canadian artist’s dream of bringing his passion to Canada will be realized. Hardstyle music is coming to Edmonton. On Oct. 10, event organizer Q-Dance will launch its very first Canadian event [...]

MacEwan through the years - photo supplied

MacEwan through the years

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Living up to the legacy: Dr. Mardon biography

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Fall Fest 2014 - photo by Madison Kerr/ the griff

Fall Fest 2014

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