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Author: Jackson Spring

Opinions

Final Thoughts

Miles Gilbert “Tim” Horton was better known as the star defenceman of the Toronto Maple Leafs when he opened his first doughnut shop in 1964. With its co-owner and namesake being a player of Canada’s favourite sport, for a team named after

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News

Cutting off circulation

“Whenever we had a meeting, there was a joke like, ‘Oh, is this going to be the day?’” says Hamdi Issawi, a former reporter for StarMetro Edmonton. What some in the newsroom were anticipating was an announcement that the small,

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Politics

Trickle-down theory works exactly as it is meant to

The United Nations found the United States to regularly be in violation of the Convention against Torture in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, using it to extract information from detainees, even though psychologists have known for decades that,

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Downtown

Low-rises, high stakes

Just inside the newly constructed lobby of the Brighton Block, right beside the main doors, there is a concrete wall curiously dotted with engravings of pigeon silhouettes. “When we got this building, the wall that was here was so covered with pigeon

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Campus

Made by design

“Magazine design is right at the intersection of art and science,” says Amélie Dufresne, a recent graduate of MacEwan University’s design studies program. She would know — before getting into design, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree and worked

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Culture

Edibles: The Final Frontier

From the moment the legalization of cannabis was announced, people had questions: Will it be more expensive than on the black market? Can I have it delivered to my house? Will the nation’s children be irreversibly corrupted by the beguiling power of

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Opinions

Getting on track

Canadians don’t think enough about trains — just, like, generally. Sure, we understand that the rail network is responsible for the domestic transportation of almost everything we buy, but most people’s direct experiences with freight trains involve shaking their fists

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Politics

What’s a city to do?

Edmonton City Council joined a number of other Canadian municipalities on Aug. 27 of this year by voting in favour of declaring that the dangers of climate change constitute an emergency. The motion was passed with 10 councillors in favour

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Date night

Date Night

We all know what ice skating is. With regards to endorsing the activity as a good way to spend an afternoon with a newly met date or loved one — which it is — there is probably not much use

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