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Final Thoughts: The curse of universal cell service

It all began with the four days this summer that were supposed to be mine and mine alone. Every university student with a demanding summer job knows what I am talking about. You finish the winter semester, jump headfirst into

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Ableism in the classroom

Sexism. Racism. Homophobia. Transphobia. I’m sure that most, if not all, of these words elicit an emotional response in you because you’ve heard them used and you understand that they can cause irreparable harm to those whom they target.  

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Final Thoughts: Monotone Edmonton

A giant pair of brick- and glass-striped stockings and shoes. A pile of shiny balls. A 14.9-metre-tall aluminum baseball bat. A sculpture of twisted bronze abstractly resembling a flock of geese. A series of colourful fruit sculptures.   These are

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Albertan students concerned about shaky tuition future

For nearly the entirety of my post-secondary education, tuition has been frozen in Alberta for domestic students, meaning that I’ve been paying the same amount for tuition each year since 2015. In that year, Alberta’s newly minted NDP government came

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Not on our campus

Gather ‘round, MacEwan. It’s time for a story. Once upon a time (October 2014, actually), a woman named Emma Healey published an online article called “Stories like passwords” on hairpin.com, in which she details her experience as a creative writing

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Final Thoughts: Will AI end the world as we know it?

—“Hey, Siri: tell me when the world will be taken over by robots.” —“I’m sorry, Sydney, I’m afraid I can’t do that.” If Siri’s response sends a shiver down your spine, you can thank HAL 9000, the iconic, eerily calm,

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