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Author: Anna McMillan

Campus

What do your student fees pay for?

Approximately $13 per credit of student fees go toward funding the Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU). While the students’ association brings in some revenue from investments, events, advertising, and other ventures, student fees covered $3.35 million, or 86 per

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Campus

Questioning our students’ association

From making policy to tackling student issues to voting on multi-million dollar decisions, the role of a student councillor is no joke. Many students, however, may be unaware of the impact councillors have on their experiences at MacEwan University. The

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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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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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The infinite radness

“Oh God, is there going to be a music industry 10 years from now? Is there going to be a civilization 10 years from now?” Those were the questions Tokyo Police Club’s keyboardist Graham Wright had when thinking about where

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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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People

Remembering Misha

“To this moment, I still remember his first arrival to Canada,” Misha Bazelevskyy’s brother, Andriy, said of his move from Ukraine. “He came out of the car and just stretched his hands and he said, ‘Yeah! Finally!’” Mykhaylo (Misha) Bazelevskyy

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coding
Education

The language of now

<TITLE> <HEAD> <HTML> I’m sorry, what was that? What you see above is code: the language of the future, or, more accurately, the language of the now. Coding, however, is unlike any other dialect. In short, it’s writing things that

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Campus

Switch up your lunch game at S’wich

“We make literally everything from scratch,” says Lex Boldireff of S’wich food, a seasonal food truck with a permanent location in MacEwan University’s Robbins building. The gourmet sandwich spot is every sandwich-lover’s dream, with freshly baked bread, handmade cheeses and

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Addcitions
Lifestyle

How much is too much?

Beer gardens, a busy campus bar, and classes made blurry by a bit of a buzz – the first few days of a university term are, essentially, a syllabus-infused party. While the introductory week provides students with a smooth transition

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