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Creative Spotlight: Matthew Cardinal

Usually, improvisation brings to mind bluesy saxophone solos or long guitar riffs. But Matthew Cardinal pushes boundaries and brings the same level of experimentation to his solo work, especially in his debut album, Asterisms Cardinal’s music checks a lot of

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Day Trip: Rabbit Hill Snow Resort

Winters can be hard to get through in Alberta because of their length and bitter cold (especially this year!), and in my opinion, winter sports can make all the difference. I remember my favourite days in elementary school gym class

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Move over alcohol, mocktails coming through!

Whenever Friday night comes around, I’m always a victim of FOMO. Whether I’m avoiding alcohol just to take a break, or I’m DD-ing everyone home at the end of the night, being around people with cocktails makes my lime Perrier

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The winter coffee roundup

In Edmonton, we have many local alchemists of beans and water who are masters of their craft. They shepherd the secrets of an age-old tradition combined with modern innovations and deliver it right to the communities of Edmonton. We ventured

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​​The griff’s picks for 2021

From cramming for exams to finishing those last-minute assignments, it’s hard to catch every quality piece of media during the year. Luckily, there were a lot of great movies and TV shows in 2021 that deserve your time when things

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Review: Spider-Man: No Way Home

Warning: this review contains mild spoilers for Spider-Man: No Way Home based only on trailers and promotional materials, as well as spoilers for earlier films in the series. ​​Spider-Man: No Way Home is a challenging movie to nail. As the

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What’s happening to Starbucks?

One Monday morning, I was walking up the street to get my daily triple venti, half sweet, non-fat, iced caramel macchiato, as many students do. I got to thedoors and what did I see? The entire inside of the coffee

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Creative Spotlight: Amal Mohamud

Growing up watching Canadian television, Amal Mohamud experienced the disappointing reality of the industry: it is very, very white. This lack of representation and Mohamud’s knack for telling diverse stories pushed her toward her own career in the media industry,

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Signal for help

The pandemic has resulted in increased levels of domestic abuse across the world, and this is no different in Edmonton. The Edmonton Police have reported that domestic violence calls are up 15 per cent compared to 2020, and Erin Bilawchuk,

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