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Adopting the Chicago Principles

It was a small thing — a smattering of lines halfway down on Sept. 11, 2019, MacEwan University newsletter on-campus life — but the Minister of Advanced Education’s mandated adoption of stand-alone freedom of expression policies by MacEwan, and all

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Cutting off circulation

“Whenever we had a meeting, there was a joke like, ‘Oh, is this going to be the day?’” says Hamdi Issawi, a former reporter for StarMetro Edmonton. What some in the newsroom were anticipating was an announcement that the small,

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From airplanes to apartments

Blatchford is a new community being built on 536 acres of land in the heart of Edmonton, where the City Centre Airport used to sit. This will be a neighbourhood different from any other in Edmonton, as the aim is

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Dr. Saucier resigns

Dr. Deborah Saucier, president of MacEwan University, announced she would be resigning as of July 3, 2019. Saucier began her role as president of the university in July 2017, and was the institution’s first female president.   Saucier began her

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Post-secondary tuition freeze extended

On Thursday, Nov. 30, amid the bustle of exam prep and final projects, Alberta college and university students received some good news. Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt was on-site at MacEwan University to announce the post-secondary tuition freeze will be

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Digging up Edmonton’s past

Archaeology may be, for many, a term primarily associated with faraway places. Egyptian mummies, ancient ruins, and dinosaur bones might come to mind. But this summer the digging was in Edmonton’s backyard, and MacEwan University students got to be a

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Drawing a red line

Dozens of people gathered on Churchill Square in Downtown Edmonton Saturday, taking part as participants in two groups that were hosting separate rallies over Motion 103. According to the Text of the Motion on the Parliament of Canada website, the

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AGLC now allows minors to perform in bars and lounges

On Friday, February 3rd, at The Needle Vinyl Tavern, the Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission (AGLC) announced a policy amendment that allows minors to perform at “minor-prohibited venues such as lounges and bars.” President and CEO of the AGLC, Bill

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