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Day: October 3, 2016

Politics

Brave renewable world

“The day of making money in oil and gas is over,” said Ken Harbeck, a project management office coordinator at MacEwan University. “It’s over. It’s history.” In a province where the petroleum industry has thrived for decades, comments like Harbeck’s

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Campus

Turning a new leaf

A number of years ago, what was then Grant MacEwan College had few food options. Subway and Burger King were the premier choices, especially during the winter months when the weather sucks and staying at school until the wee hours

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People

A wandering man

Downtown Edmonton has become an increasingly vibrant community. Rogers Place is just the latest revitalizing tool meant to transform the city centre into a world-class area for Edmontonians to enjoy. But this downtown transformation has not come without pushback. Some

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Campus

The little orange building that could

The first day Denise Roy started working at the Centre for the Arts and Communications, she walked through the parkade and saw what struck her as a rather unusual art exhibit. “There’s a series of pails all down the centre,

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Lifestyle

Views from the mixed

In Canada, it’s a given that we accept people of all shapes, sizes, colours, beliefs, and all that jazz. That’s why being half Thai and half Canadian wasn’t a big deal growing up, nor was it a big deal to

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Lifestyle

Homeless Connect YEG

With Edmonton being one of Canada’s northern-most capital cities, it can be especially tough for the homeless population to survive in the winter months. According to the Homeward Trust Edmonton biennial homeless population count, there were 2,307 individuals who were

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Culture

The good, the bad, and the scary

Fall is a time of crunchy leaves, pumpkin spice lattes and back-to-school stress. But perhaps most importantly, fall is the season where we come to openly express our love for the realm of the terrifying and the spooky. Haunted houses

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Campus

From EPS to MacEwan

Danielle Campbell is one of MacEwan University’s newest faculty members, joining the school as an assistant professor in the Police and Investigations program. Campbell’s previous career, however, was as illustrious as it was riddled with challenges.   She was Edmonton’s

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Culture

Where in the world is Canadian content?

Canadian media seems to be flourishing on the global stage. London, Ont.’s Justin Bieber and Toronto’s The Weeknd both made Forbes’ World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities Of 2016 list. Meanwhile, Canadian authors like Margaret Atwood and Michael Ondaatje have seen critical acclaim

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Sports

Edmonton’s struggle with its secondary sports

Kyle Brodziak of the Edmonton Road Runners had the greatest wrist shot of all-time — or so my 12-year-old self would tell you. Caught in the midst of the NHL lockout during the ’04-’05 season, I was exposed to great

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