Wednesday 02nd September 2015,
the griff
  • A photo of the Crashed Grass trials that were held in Helsinki. Illustration by Meowison Kerr/The Grief

    Joke issue: Red Bull continues to take over our lives

    While Edmonton was still reeling from the excitement and suspense that was Red Bull Crashed Ice, the energy drink giant announced a new event that is coming to the city: Red Bull Crashed Grass.

  • Pre-season cheerleading tryouts took place during spring training. CREDIT: Bud Selig/The grief

    Joke issue: Manfred makes moves

    In one of his first changes as the new commissioner of Major League Baseball, Rob Manfred issued a mandatory cheerleading routine for all outfielders to perform between each play.

  • This is one of the most scenic places in Edmonton. Photo by Mack Male/ Flickr Creative Commons

    Joke issue: top five places to visit in YEG

    Are you a fan of amusement parks? Looking for an adventure? Hop in your vehicle and ride that rust-bucket down to 98 Avenue in front of the Muttart Conservatory! Get an up close view of

  • This is where your breakfast club breakfast is coming from. Photo by Madison Kerr/ the Grief

    Joke issue: hegemony for breakfast

    It started out as a fine day for Knickerbocker, and as she strode down the streets toward the monolithic towers of MacEwan, she could almost taste the fluffy pancakes of SAMU’s monthly free breakfast on

We are hiring!
Posted On May 11, 2015 | Comments Off on We are hiring!

We are looking for enthusiastic, skilled people to join our editorial team for the first six editions of the griff magazine over the 2015-16 fall and winter terms. Returning MacEwan University students can expect a fresh new look [...]

People can no longer afford this kind of luxury. Photo by Lizwest1/ Flickr Creative Commons

Joke issue: Students too broke to afford death

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Bros just don't seem to get it. Photo by Daniel Parks/ Flickr Creative Commons

Joke issue: bros don’t understand basic economics

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Photo by Alex Bowyer/ Flickr Creative Commons

Joke issue: Nutrition and intimacy on campus

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Nobody is taking West Jet's offer for a free flight? Photo by The Open University/ Flickr Creative Commons

Joke Issue: No one wants WestJet’s free stuff

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Photo by Madison Kerr/ the grief
Posted On April 7, 2015 | Comments Off on Joke issue: day in the Life of Captain Heisenberg

fter I had to flee Albuquerque to evade Hank and the cops, I decided to go to the one place where no one could find me — space, the final frontier. Aboard my [...]

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Joke issue: Noel Gallagher is mad at himself

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Milquetoast wouldn't want us to say anything here. Illustration by Madison Kerr/ the grief.

Joke issue: Milquetoast is the world’s shyest band

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Zayn Malik's entrance into the metal scene. Illustration by Madison Kerr/ the Grief

Joke issue: One Direction fans, rejoice, for the devastating “Zaynnium Tormentr”

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We shouldn't be wasting our time on this chump. Photo by Paul Inkles/ Flickr Creative Commons
Posted On April 7, 2015 | Comments Off on Joke issue: Infants are holding humanity back

Babies take 16 years to become functional, and then another four to five years before they become contributing members of society. If we invested that same amount of time into another species, such as lions [...]

Griffin's landing has more than just the usual merch. Photo by Madison Kerr/ the grief

Joke issue: Griffins Landing hosts mythical beasts

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This is one of the most scenic places in Edmonton. Photo by Mack Male/ Flickr Creative Commons

Joke issue: top five places to visit in YEG

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Spring is cancelled because of this guy. Illustration by Madison Kerr/ the griff

Joke issue: Prentice cancels spring, skips election

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Buffalo Sabres buy tank to ensure first overall draft pick in NHL. Photo supplied by Madison Kerr/ The grief
Posted On April 7, 2015 | Comments Off on Joke issue: Sabres purchase literal tank

In an effort to ensure their best chance to draft first overall in the upcoming NHL Entry Draft, the Buffalo Sabres purchased a tank on Monday afternoon. [...]

The battle of brawn to help recover Alberta's economy. Photo supplied by Madison Kerr.

Joke issue: Rogers Place to be repurposed

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A photo of the Crashed Grass trials that were held in Helsinki. Illustration by Meowison Kerr/The Grief

Joke issue: Red Bull continues to take over our lives

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Deflated eggball is essentially American football but with a deflated ball. Photo by Steven Depolo/Flickr Creative Commons

Joke issue: Deflated eggball to make 2016 debut

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I spend the day chasing this, and all I got was this photo. Photo by Kate Ter Haar/ Flickr Creative Commons
Posted On April 7, 2015 | Comments Off on Joke issue: Grief meets Vice

My day with a Vice writer was one of the strangest occurrences of my life. Making contact with the writer was a difficult enough task itself; when I did, he demanded I meet him at [...]

What is Updog?

Joke issue: updog, what is it?

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MacEwan’s Month of Music

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Hot Dogs - photo by National Cancer Institute/ WIkimedia commons

The man who sells hotdogs

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