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Battle of the bubbles

Which bubble tea place on campus is worth your time (and money)? I don’t know if you’ve heard, but MacEwan is quickly becoming a bubble tea HUB! CoCo (10147 109 St.) is only a 6-minute bus ride away and Dream Tea (11242 104 Ave.) is a 3-minute walk away from Allard...

Reviewing MacEwan’s mental health app

My (very brief) experience with Headversity It’s that time of year again. The new year has begun, and so has the winter term. During this time, many students reflect and vow to change themselves in one way or another. For some, this comes in the form of improving...

A grant goes down and then glows up

In the fall semester, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, the $5,000 Student Community Engagement Grant (SCEG) wasn’t available to students. Transitions, departures, and shuffles in MacEwan’s administration left the role of grant facilitator empty,...

Consultations end and tuition is going up

Continued increases in tuition leaves SAMU unsatisfied The chips are down, the talks are over, and tuition is going up – again. After consultations between SAMU and MacEwan, the board of governors approved a domestic and international tuition hike of 2 per cent for...

A chat with the ladies from Room 6-213

An honest conversation about Black History Month, intentional student connection, and taking up space On MacEwan’s second floor of Building Six lives the Office of Human Rights, Equity, and Inclusion (OHREI), which works with the rest of the university to build a...

OPINION: Snapchat or the school?

Are we abusing a good thing? Or does Snapchat just suck? For the longest time, school and multimedia messaging were completely separate. People could go to school as one person, only to become a completely different person once they no longer had a reason for...

To degree or not to degree

The bachelor’s degree may be dead, but your skills and experiences are immortal MacEwan’s towers aren’t ivory — even from far away, you can tell they’re built with concrete and rebar. But, they’re the first things people notice about the school, even before they...

The Big Band

Marty Majorowicz stepping into new shoes as this year’s Big Band director Since the 70s, MacEwan’s musically-inclined students have played in a “Big Band.” A Big Band is an ensemble of musicians arranged into four sections. These sections include saxophonists,...