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Fort Edmonton park reopens with some new surprises

With restrictions heightened once again and no idea what summer will bring, there isn’t much that Edmontonians can do for fun, but Fort Edmonton Park is hoping to change that. Originally, the intention was to open in May 2020, but

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Culture

Converse and Cook

In 2016, Mishma Mukith and Juanita Gnanapragasam were inspired to start Converse and Cook. In an interview, Gnanapragasam said Converse and Cook is “cooking socials where the emphasis is on community building and fostering connection through a shared interest in

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Events

Things to do this summer

No one was expecting yet another season of cancelled vacations and postponed events. And with the provincial government going back to Step One of its reopening plan, this means even more restrictions with the potential to dampen another summer. But

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Campus

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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Culture

Date night: A starry night you can stroll through

Have you ever looked at The Yellow House or Farmhouse in Provence and thought, “wow, how romantic it would be to walk around inside of this painting”? Previously, this thought was a mere fantasy — only possible if our dimension

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Campus

Things to do this reading week

During COVID, we’ve seen an increase in continuous work since everyone is stuck at home. But constant work and no breaks for fun can be draining. And with the past extreme cold week finally behind us, many are itching to

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Events

The science of sex returns

The Telus World of Science is bringing back one of their favourite Dark Matters events, Science of Sex. I got to speak with one of their staff scientists, Marie McConnell, who told me all about the upcoming event.  She describes

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Campus

Celebrating Black History Month 2021

February is annually recognized as Black History Month (BHM) in Canada. Each February, we focus on celebrating and learning more about Black people who contributed to humanity via culture, politics, arts, music, and literature. And as of Feb. 1, BHM

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Culture

To be or not to be

Last April, Edmontonians could only watch in horror as all of the city’s famous summer festivals were cancelled one by one. It started with NextFest and the Freewill Shakespeare Festival on April 8, followed by what felt like another cancellation

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Culture

Must-see online events this month

After a less-than-ideal year, we’re all itching to get back out there (and I don’t mean outside — I’ve gone on too many walks already). But there are still a few online events to take in before theatres and clubs

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