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Day: November 1, 2020


It’s time to talk about fatphobia

Fat-shaming is sewn into the fabric of our culture and has embedded itself in our everyday lives to the point where we don’t often recognize when we’re perpetuating fatphobia, or the fear and/or hatred of fat bodies. “It’s a disdain,

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Out of the cold

Roughly 2,000 Edmontonians are currently homeless, according to an online media release from Mayor Don Iveson on Oct. 10. In the same media release, City Council said that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this number has been growing in Edmonton.

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The filtered selfie rabbit hole

Everywhere you look, you see it: people taking selfies. The trend, which doesn’t seem to be losing its appeal, has gone from simple photos to a plethora of filters, apps, and Photoshopping ability that can change the look of your

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The age of microtransit

On Nov. 19, 2019, the City of Edmonton announced it would be cutting 100 bus routes out of the Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) network, leaving many Edmontonians in inner suburbs with much longer walks to their nearest bus stop, and

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Review: Emily in Paris

Netflix’s original series, Emily in Paris, has managed to both delight and offend viewers. The show was created by Darren Star, famously known for the series, Sex and the City. With Star’s name on the project, it’s no surprise that

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How-to: make your own mask

November is here, and not much has changed in the COVID-19 scenario. We are all still in the thick of it with second waves, online learning, and restrictions threatening to increase. Masks are among the most-used items, and there aren’t

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Date night

Date night: virtual dance lessons

Netflix binge nights and dinners in are great, but how many can we have before losing our minds? During a time when the weather is colder, going out is getting trickier, and getting exercise is harder to do, pick a

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Recipe: Bacon and egg bagel breakfast sandwich

With a majority of classes taking place online, I now find myself having more time for breakfast, something that used to consist of a granola bar and two coffees; a medium double-double from Tim’s and a grande caramel macchiato from

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Food for thought: Meat

Edmonton has always felt like a small town to me. “In what ways?” someone would say. “Well,” I’d muse, “Take a look at businesses. For a population of 1.4 million people, Edmonton has a large local scene.” It’s true. For

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Club Q+A

Student group Q&A: Investment Club

To start, what is your name and position with the Investment Club student group? Gabriel Ambutong: My name is Gabriel Ambutong, and I am the president. Alem Tesfay: My name is Alem Pessay, and I am the vice president. Jesyka

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