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University is not job training

There are dozens of potential factors to consider when choosing whether to go to university, which program to enter, or which major to declare: interest, difficulty, and quality of programming are just a few of the big ones. These factors

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Campus

Accessibility as afterthought

For many post-secondary students, the experience of university can be stressful. There’s loans to worry about, getting to class on time, staying on top of grades, and maybe even trying to hold down a job. For many of these students,

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Education

The virginity myth

On Nov. 6, 2019, 39-year-old rapper T.I. “Tip” (real name Clifford Joseph Harris Jr.) disclosed while on an episode of the Ladies Like Us podcast that he accompanies his 18-year-old daughter, Deyjah Harris, to her gynecologist appointments in order to

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Some books to read during the quarantine

1. Graphic novel: Kelly Sue Deconnick and Emma Rios, Pretty Deadly (vol. 1-3) First published as a collected volume in 2014, Pretty Deadly is a genre-busting narrative hellbent on travelling through time via some of the most intricate art I’ve

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Do we really need six more superheroes​​?

A gruesome birth on the edge of an indoor pool, an English narrator, seven special children, and we have yet another superhero TV show. Where previous superhero movies fulfil your secret superhero dreams, The Umbrella Academy depicts their hard lives.

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Things to consider when picking your child’s name

In September 2018, a famous advice columnist gave her opinion to a father about giving his unborn child an Indian name. The column is “Dear Abby,” run by 76-year-old Jeanne Phillips. “Why saddle a kid with a name he or

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Opinions

The Rate My Prof problem

Pat McGuinness is currently sitting at a 4.9 out of five rating on Rate My Professors — the highest in the entire economics department of MacEwan University. Yet every semester on the first day of class, he tells his students

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TV Review: Giri/Haji

Ah, Netflix. Where would we be without it? The streaming service has been a balm to people everywhere during the long days of self-isolation, but for many, those To-Watch lists are running mighty thin.   If, like me, you don’t want

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Opinions

Gotta go fast, gotta get cash

When I first heard there was going to be a film adaptation for Sonic the Hedgehog, a video game series long past its prime, I questioned the choice. Have we learned nothing from the checkered past of video game adaptations?

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