Saturday 20th September 2014,
the griff
  • MayDay and the BeatCreeps are SONiC 102.9's September Band of the Month - photo by Mack Lamoureux

    MayDay and the BeatCreeps

    Local music lovers rejoice! SONiC 102.9’s Band of the Month is back and September’s group is MayDay and the BeatCreeps — whom are just as quirky and eclectic as their name suggests. The cliche “good

  • Big Wreck - Photo supplied by Brooks Reynolds.

    Big Wreck: all about the music

    “Loud, raw and passionate.” These are the three words Big Wreck frontman Ian Thornley uses to describe his band’s live show. To fans of the Canadian rockers, that description will also seem appropriately reflective of

  • Ecuador - photo by Dana Dusterhoft

    Conventional versus organic food

    On May 5 of 2014, Jason Bradshaw and a group of fellow communications students went to Ecuador in pursuit of studying organic food patterns at a grassroots level. Lucille Mazo, chair and instructor in the

  • MacEwan Christenson Family Centre for Sport & Wellness - photo by Danika McConnell/ the griff

    From squash courts to studio space

    The primary reason why more studio space was added was to alleviate the congestion of the main fitness area. By transforming the squash courts into dedicated spaces for both conditioning and strength and mind and

Photo by Jim Linwood/ Flickr Creative Commons
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Jordan Gill Writer Steampunk is a form of speculative literature, typically set in the Victorian era, with the use of exaggerated technology. These retro-futuristic technologies reflect what people in the 19th century might have pictured. [...]

Bardic Form playing a lively set - photo by Maret Burns
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It seems like fate that Justin Song and Reece Runco once played a Ziggy Marley song for their final music exam at MacEwan University. Neither one of the musicians realized that just a few years [...]

MayDay and the BeatCreeps are SONiC 102.9's September Band of the Month - photo by Mack Lamoureux

MayDay and the BeatCreeps

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A sticker placed on a dumpster on Scotland, who will be voting for their independence - photo by Yamen/ WIkimedia Commons.
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Very few know of this historic referendum, and fewer still know that 42 per cent of the population has already decided that their vote will be “Yes” in the Scottish referendum. That 42 per cent [...]

Photo supplied by Pete Souza/ Wikimedia commons

What’s Left: Don’t go to Iraq to fight ISIS

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Free footie - Photo supplied
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Next spring, athletes from MacEwan University’s women’s soccer team will be volunteering for Free Footie, a local children's soccer league aimed at reducing barriers to recreational sports. The league has been around for five years, [...]

Fresh Prince Kevin Johnson will be representing the MacEwan Griffins men's basketball team this season - photo supplied by Griffins Athletics.

Started from the bottom

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Dr. Mardon was born in Edmonton in 1962, into a family with a legacy of academics and educators — his father and grandfather were scholars, and his mother was a schoolteacher — that legacy encouraged [...]

Fall Fest 2014 - photo by Madison Kerr/ the griff

Fall Fest 2014

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