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Women Who Dig

As part of their Sustainability Speaker Series, the MacEwan Office of Sustainability hosted distinguished alumni Trina Moyles, author of Canadian bestseller Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World, on the evening of Oct. 18.  

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How are you contributing to mother Earth?

    “We have gotten too comfortable as humans,” says Ahmed Ali, a public speaker and youth worker. Ali made an attempt to encourage people through his thought-provoking poetry at the second annual Change for Climate talk, which brought 10

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Not Your Final Girl

  On the weekend of Oct. 26 through 28, a three-day horror film festival took place at Edmonton’s not-for-profit movie theatre, the Metro. This festival’s main goal was to break the stereotype of the “final girl,” which is a common

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Dress for a cause

Oct. 1-5 marked MacEwan University’s second annual Sexual Violence Awareness Week. Oct. 4 is also the day set aside to honour Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. As part of Sexual Violence Awareness Week, and in honour of Missing

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Dreamcatcher Conference

MacEwan University hosted the 26th annual Dreamcatcher Aboriginal Youth Conference Oct. 12 to 13, 2018. The Dreamcatcher Conference is an event aimed at providing Indigenous youth across Canada the opportunity to explore educational and career opportunities, while also celebrating Indigenous

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Nuit Blanche

There was a strong reinfusion of non-hockey-goer life in Edmonton’s downtown last weekend. Nuit Blanche, Edmonton’s version of the all-night art festival that began in Paris during 2002, was held  Saturday, Sept. 29. Well, Saturday night to Sunday morning. This

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Deadmonton 2018 is drop dead thrilling

Even though it scared the life out of me, I’m still living for Deadmonton. The makeup was grotesquely realistic, the actors were scary talented (and committed to making me lose my voice from screaming), and the decorations were incredibly detailed.

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Free Admission Day is back for everyone to enjoy

Clear your schedule and get ready for an activity-packed Sunday as the annual Free Admission Day is coming back to Edmonton on Sept. 30. Coordinated by the City of Edmonton, the list includes 18 venues all over the city that

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Necessary Evil

Office work! Rows of tiny cubicles where employees mindlessly work away for what seems like an eternity. An eternity in corporate hell!   This thought is so relatable that many filmmakers the world over have tried to capture it in

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“Holy Angels”

In the fall of 2018, as Canadians have heard the Government of Canada discuss reconciliation efforts with Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples for the past several years, film director Jay Cardinal Villeneuve says that decisions like the government’s purchase of the Kinder

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