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SAMU Speaker Series: Bill Nye

On March 25, MacEwan University students had a very special guest join them over the airwaves for SAMU’s Speaker Series—Bill Nye the Science Guy! If you haven’t heard of Nye in one way or another before, you may have been

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Graduating during the COVID pandemic

Sixty-three thousand people in Canada lost their jobs in December of 2020, according to Craig Wong’s CTV News article published on Jan. 8. Wong also stated that it was the worst downturn of the job market since the beginning of

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Student group Q&A: MacEwan Rotaract

To start, what are your names, and what do you do with your student group? Myles Dykes: My name is Myles Dykes, and I am the president at the MacEwan Rotaract. Erin Wadge: My name is Erin Wadge, and I

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Creative spotlight: Aisha Yusuf

Aisha Yusuf is a 23-year-old writer and former communications student at MacEwan University. Yusuf was attracted to the program due to its emphasis on storytelling and expression. Indeed, Yusuf had that “spark” to engage with ideas from a young age.

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Cutting the post-secondary budget during the pandemic

On Feb. 25, the President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, Travis Toews announced the details of the 2021 provincial budget. The new budget includes a reduction in funding to post-secondary institutions. The budget towards post-secondary education is

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Writer in Residence

The Writer in Residence at MacEwan University is a prominent writer or creator, usually from Edmonton, who takes up a position to assist aspiring student writers on their creative journeys. Darrin Hagen, the mentor for 2021, has some big goals

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Unpaid internships in post-secondary settings

Internships are as much a part of post-secondary life as late-night cram sessions and student loans. As with the aforemen tioned, the relationship between students and internships is complicated. The idea behind internships is one of experience and value to

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