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Day: January 4, 2017

Opinions

Nobody likes the neutral ones

Have you ever been called “bourgeoisie scum” by your socialist friends for placing communism in an even slightly negative light? Ever been sitting with some of your more conservative family members, only to end up being shouted at for saying

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Downtown

Big city guide for small-town students

I arrived in Edmonton a few short days before I started university, with a car full of my belongings and hope for the wonderful things that my time in the city would bring me, but I quickly discovered that there

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Lifestyle

The universal need for acceptance

Sometimes people who are part of religious minorities feel out of place, uncomfortable, or even endangered while in public – but those feelings generally dissipate when they return to their homes or places of worship. For some LGBT Muslim youth,

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People

Snapshot connection

Our early years are characterized by a constant need for something to keep the mind busy. Whether playing video games or sports, or practicing an instrument, hobbies are an important part of young folks’ lives. In a lot of cases,

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Lifestyle

Gendered contraception

  The quest for a hormonal male birth control method has been in the works for decades. Every time science seems to make a breakthrough in male pregnancy prevention, the new technology is delayed for some reason or another. According

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People

MacEwan alumnus finds musical success across the globe

There was a time when you could find Murray Wood studying in MacEwan University’s Centre for the Arts and Communications building. If you want to see him these days, however, you could try someplace like the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg,

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Campus

Fiction on campus and beyond

The Bolo Tie Collective is a MacEwan University club with a truly unique name. One would be forgiven for thinking the club to be a country-western appreciation group, but the collective is actually made up of students who write and

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Food

Food for thought: The Aramark story

In addition to being hubs for intellectual growth and discovery, universities can be social spaces that foster great friendships and camaraderie. A significant component of this social space is, as any campus bar regular can tell you, the food and

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Campus

MacEwan on alert

  Students should never have to choose between going to school and potentially compromising their safety, on the one hand, or skipping class and missing out on exams and participation marks on the other. On Oct. 25, 2016, however, many

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