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Author: Sydney Upright

Culture

Edmonton, zines, and vending machines

It was the mid-1930s when zines got their official start in the form of science fiction fanzines. According to Julie Barel in her 2003 article “The Salt Lake City Public Library Zine Collection”, zine history is extensive, but “their strongest

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Study spot

Study spot: The Grizzlar Coffee & Records

The Grizzlar Coffee & Records is new to Edmonton, and explores coffee with a punk-rock ethos we’ve never seen before. Located just behind MacEwan University on 105 Ave. and 109 St., the café intersects music, culture, and high-quality drip coffee

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Opinions

Final Thoughts: Should we separate the art from the artist?

The era of activism brought on by unfolding stories of sexual assault victims has raised a great deal of concern towards celebrity authority figures. When it comes to accused Hollywood celebrities, one question that has become heavily debated is whether

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Culture

A duet made for discovery

On June 5, 2018, a special collaboration came to life between MacEwan University and Ballet Edmonton, which is Edmonton’s contemporary ballet company. The professional ballet company was searching for additional space in Edmonton to expand the outreach of their company.

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Mythical worlds and the modern woman

Fairy tales and their mythical worlds are first introduced to us in childhood. They give our minds a place to wander and an opportunity for our imaginations to run wild. In our most formative years, these stories introduce us to

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Study spot

Study Spot: The Nook Cafe

In summer of 2017 a new café opened up in what used to be the old Edmonton City Market building, and is now home to a cozy spot for coffee and community. The Nook Cafe sits across from Canada Place

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Recipe

Recipe: Lunch box ideas

It can be difficult to bring lunch to school when it’s so convenient to grab food on campus. But the fact is, not many students have the budget to purchase lunch at school on a regular basis. Here are some

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Downtown

Emotion and architecture

The conversation around Edmonton’s heritage buildings and their preservation has had a long, tireless run at being the focal point of decision making when it comes to the city’s infrastructure. It is more often a debate, and a continuous one

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Mythology to meme

Chances are, if you own any form of social media you’ve come across a handful of horoscopes in your feed. Oddly specific, sometimes humorous, and most of the time partnered with a viral photo — horoscopes are popping up online more

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Downtown

Inside Edmonton’s industries

After years of study, many university graduates share the same dream — that is, to receive a degree and relocate to another city. A city that promises a better nightlife, more exciting landscapes, a larger number of people to meet

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