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Mental health during COVID

With the world turned upside down, it is no surprise that people worldwide are struggling to hold it all together. It has been almost a year since COVID-19 began spreading worldwide, and everything changed. Through lockdowns, quarantines and restrictions, people’s

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Lifestyle

Local holiday gift guide 2020

Edmonton is home to many creators and entrepreneurs, and now more than ever many are in need of support. We’d like to help you, help them! We’ve rounded up some of our favourite local brands and products that are perfect

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Lifestyle

Holiday movie 2020 must-watch list

Holiday movies have expanded since the era of A Charlie Brown Christmas and the stop-motion version of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Though some classics remain must-watches every holiday season, there is always room for more movies to add to your roster, especially

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Lifestyle

Things to do while stuck indoors

Wanting to get outside for some fresh air can be a saving grace while stuck at home during COVID-19 social distancing. But with each passing day, it’s starting to get darker earlier and becoming considerably colder. This can only mean

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Culture

It’s time to talk about fatphobia

Fat-shaming is sewn into the fabric of our culture and has embedded itself in our everyday lives to the point where we don’t often recognize when we’re perpetuating fatphobia, or the fear and/or hatred of fat bodies. “It’s a disdain,

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Culture

The filtered selfie rabbit hole

Everywhere you look, you see it: people taking selfies. The trend, which doesn’t seem to be losing its appeal, has gone from simple photos to a plethora of filters, apps, and Photoshopping ability that can change the look of your

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Lifestyle

Creative spotlight: Jordan Mah

Since completing MacEwan University’s theatre arts diploma in 2011, Jordan Mah has been a full-time actor. While completing his diploma at MacEwan, he was a part of two musical-comedy productions, High Society and Company, playing the Butler and Larry, respectively. He first considered acting as a career in Grade 12,

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Culture

Arts in a pandemic

The arts community has been one of the worst-hit during this current upheaval. As everything began to shut down, arts venues and artists alike quickly realized that things might not be the same again for a very long time. However,

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Culture

BIPOC and the fashion industry

“It should not take George Floyd’s death, the #VogueChallenge, as well as Anna Wintour’s reckoning with race for us to acknowledge the fact that BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of colour) are still not being represented in the fashion industry,” says

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Lifestyle

Creative spotlight: Steve Dhillon

Steve Dhillon didn’t always plan on becoming an actor. In fact, most of his adult life has been spent in the world of academia. After getting a bachelor’s in engineering and a master’s in business management, he started working in

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