Friday 31st October 2014,
the griff
  • The supreme court is making a decision on whether or not to allow assisted suicide. - photo by Alex/ Flickr Creative Commons

    If it doesn’t concern you, leave it alone

    On Oct. 15, the Supreme Court of Canada held a hearing to discuss the ban on assisted suicide. According to Canada.com the hearing came almost 21 years after the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal from

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    Halloween: Where the superstitions come from

    Halloween is the time of year when hordes of sugar-crazed five-year-olds and mischievous teenagers alike roam the streets, everyone hoping to find magic hiding in their typically mundane neighbourhoods. But does anyone really know where

  • Doves released during UN Day at MacEwan University - photo by Marc W. Kitteringham/ the griff

    Commemorating UN Day

    On Oct. 24, MacEwan’s UN club hosted United Nations Day. UN Day is a yearly event that commemorates the foundation of the UN on Oct. 24, 1945. The event was hosted by Ryan Jespersen from

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    Basic is basically the worst insult

    Basic. The word on its own is synonymous with plain, simple and unsophisticated. I’d be pretty insulted to be coined as “basic”, never mind a “Basic Bitch.”

Undergraduate Student Journals such as MUSe are a great way to build industry experience - photo by Anna Creech/ Flickr Creative Commons
Posted On October 28, 2014 | No Comments

On Oct. 23, the launch of MacEwan Undergraduate Student eJournal (MUSe) showcased these opportunities. For students who may not necessarily fully understand the significance of student journals, or what they could do for their academic [...]

Doves released during UN Day at MacEwan University - photo by Marc W. Kitteringham/ the griff

Commemorating UN Day

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Being a walker isn't so bad - photo by Blenderised Mind/ Deviant Art
Posted On October 28, 2014 | No Comments

A little surprised, I do the first thing that comes to mind; I lumber towards her with my arms up and open for a welcoming hug. I’m a real hugger. Bet most people don’t know [...]

Get down to some Halloween jams this season! - photo by Comeremospalomas/Flickr Creative Commons

Halloween songs

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Ichigo Café is Edmonton's first maid café - photo supplied by Ned Yeung/ Cyclops Photography

Ichigo café

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Posted On October 29, 2014 | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to the griffcast episode 2, season 2. In this episode, I speak to Marc W. Kitteringham and Mingoo Kang about the Ebola Crisis, Germany making tuition free, and Telus and other service [...]

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Posted On October 28, 2014 | No Comments

Coined as the Resurrection Rail Jam with its long-awaited return, this event holds its own as western Canada’s largest indoor rail jam. The setup was the largest yet, with a 15 ft scaffolding ramp, and [...]

griff Halloween costumes
Posted On October 28, 2014 | No Comments

Halloween is the time of year when hordes of sugar-crazed five-year-olds and mischievous teenagers alike roam the streets, everyone hoping to find magic hiding in their typically mundane neighbourhoods. But does anyone really know where [...]