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Day: October 1, 2020

Lifestyle

Sick days

For a lot of students, the summer is not entirely a vacation. The free time and relative lack of stress present a necessary opportunity to catch up on all that accrued debt, and maybe earn enough to get out of

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Campus

MacEwan’s special place

Dr. Annette Trimbee accepted a job as the president of MacEwan University back when COVID-19 was still a rumble in the distance, and assumed office in the depths of a pandemic on Aug. 1. While her job so far has

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Lifestyle

Pandemic theatre

Only one name stood atop the Timeplay podium in auditorium 12 of Cineplex North Edmonton, and it was mine. Even though the pre-show trivia game wasn’t the same without now-former Cineplex host Tanner Zipchen reading off my instructions, it was

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Lifestyle

Review: The Social Dilemma

The title says it all. It is a dilemma, indeed. What happens when the very thing meant to keep us connected to the world disconnects us more than ever? The documentary, available now on Netflix, starts in a very relaxed

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Date night

Keep it distant

The creeping loneliness of life under a pandemic comes from both directions. You, if you’re taking care of your health, must choose to be substantially less social than in normal life, and in the times that you do want to

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Culture

Creative spotlight: Leah Paterson

Leah Paterson’s obsession with musical theatre led her to Edmonton where she completed MacEwan University’s theatre arts program in 2010. Her love for Edmonton’s arts community made her stay. She has been an integral part of the community ever since.

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Lifestyle

Sharing is caring — or is it?

If you’ve never heard the term “sharing economy” before, or you only have a guess at what it could mean, you’re in the same boat as a lot of people. Even the people studying this way of looking at our

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Lifestyle

Universal Basic Income

Universal basic income (UBI) is certainly not a new idea, but it is an increasingly popular one. The concept can be traced back as far as the 16th century though it has never gained enough ground to push governments enough

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