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Author: Virginia Dowdell

Next generation First Nations

“It’s actually been 20 years since I first stepped foot in this university,” says Shianne McDermott, reflecting on the journey that led her to MacEwan University from Saddle Lake, the First Nations reserve where she spent most of her time

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Events

Bend to the beat

Stand still like a mountain at the top of your mat. As you breathe in, sweep your arms above your head, then breathe out and fold forward. With your hands on the ground, step or hop back to plank position.

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Lifestyle

Living with loss

It might chart a slow, predictable course, or it might catch us off guard. It could arrive too early, or not soon enough. Once in a while, it will appear right on target, and even though we know we need

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Lifestyle

Customer Service and the Student Life

Students are often found in the service industry, serving coffee and selling clothes in their spare time. Whether it’s to pay for your groceries or for your loans, students work to have a bit more money to spend. According to Service

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final thoughts
Opinions

Final Thoughts: What is love?

What is love? The word means different things to different people, and even the same person will use it differently depending on the context. People also express their love in different ways. A fellow named Chapman suggests that words of

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Maslow
Education

A modern take on Maslow’s theory

Do you sometimes look at other people in your life and wonder how they keep everything together while maintaining a generally impressive level of awesome? According to psychological theorist Abraham Maslow, these special folks are working toward being self-actualized. You

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Education

Budgeting basics

We all know budgeting is important. But budgeting is also intimidating. There seem to be a million ways to do it, and they all seem to involve depriving yourself of the best things in life. [pullquote]Essentially, there are two ways

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Downtown

Makerspace magic

If you’re into the idea of making personalized gifts this Christmas, but you don’t feel like turning your living room into Santa’s workshop, Edmonton Public Library’s Makerspace can help. The Makerspace is located in EPL’s Stanley A. Milner branch, right

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Lifestyle

The benefits of eating seasonally

Every Saturday from May to October, Kuhlmann’s Greenhouse Garden Market sells produce and flowers at three different farmers’ markets — one in St. Albert, one in the Capilano neighbourhood, and one in downtown Edmonton. “We have a store at the

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Downtown

Supermarket showdown: Safeway vs. Save-On-Foods

Food is one of our biggest expenses. Luckily, shopping smart can make a huge impact on your food budget. Students at MacEwan University’s City Centre Campus have easy access to two main grocery stores: Safeway on 104 Avenue and 114 Street, and

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