Day: February 28, 2017
PeopleCourtney Bettin

Fifty years of campus life

University is an important stepping stone for many people. It marks the years of transition between adolescence and adulthood, or between being an amateur and being a professional. For MacEwan University President David Atkinson, however, university has been a way...

PeopleMariah Moore

Queen of the night

In a crowded bar, the sound of whispers fill the air, but the only thing I can hear is the clip-clop of my high heels as I step onto the empty stage. The lights come on, and I hear the familiar hiss of the smoke machine. My music cues, and I forget everything about...

PeopleTim Rauf

Breaking the cycle

When Gil Scott-Heron wrote and released the classic soul song “Home Is Where the Hatred Is” in 1971, he was sharing the story of a man at the end of his options: “a junkie walking through the twilight” who saw the concept of home as a place “filled with pain.”...

CampusThai Sirikoone

Staying afloat

Here’s a fun fact: MacEwan University has a pool, and it’s paid for by the students. Specifically, students pay $84 per term “to support the provision of sport and wellness services on campus,” according to MacEwan’s website. That fee includes the fitness area as...

Campusgriff staff

Building a bright future

On the morning of Jan. 30, the griff team had the chance to tour the new Centre for Arts and Culture (CFAC) building. According to the university website, the building is 430,000 square feet with five floors and a parking garage, and cost approximately $181...

OpinionsAlley MacLean

Millennial myth-busting

I’ve known what it feels like to be stereotyped since I was born. I mean, I’m a woman, so I’ve already heard all the “you drive like a woman” jokes. Yes, I do drive like a woman, probably because I am a woman. But that rant is for a different article. The other day...

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