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Final thoughts: social media and behaviour

After reading an article from Connected: The Surprising Powers of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives by Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler, I started really thinking about how social media affects our daily lives.  The article explains

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2016-17 cover roaster

October: Current State of Horror   The way he’s holding this kind of reminds me of King Arthur pulling the sword out of the stone. And the stone is the house. The house kind of reminds me of Monster House.

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Why the U-Pass is important

The Students Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) executive committee elections are on March 8 and 9, and with that comes the U-Pass (universal transit pass) referendum. The referendum gives students a chance to vote on whether or not they believe

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Millennial myth-busting

I’ve known what it feels like to be stereotyped since I was born. I mean, I’m a woman, so I’ve already heard all the “you drive like a woman” jokes. Yes, I do drive like a woman, probably because I

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To be gay, Catholic, and a woman

A few months ago, I was watching an episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. I was entertained, as usual. Then, Oliver started discussing Donald Trump’s comedy flop at a Catholic charity event. I tensed up. Please don’t do

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Jane Fonda – a response

  A lot of what has been said about Jane Fonda lately holds the tone that she had no right to visit the oil sands — that she is stupid and has no idea what she is talking about. I

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Nobody likes the neutral ones

Have you ever been called “bourgeoisie scum” by your socialist friends for placing communism in an even slightly negative light? Ever been sitting with some of your more conservative family members, only to end up being shouted at for saying

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Our favourites albums of 2016

2016 was a killer year for new media. Movies were exciting, video games were fun, and Netflix was chill. Music was no exception to 2016’s good media grace. Here are some of our favourite albums of the year, among many

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Least favourite Christmas and seasonal songs

There are many, many “seasonal” songs that get airplay as soon as the year’s first snowflake falls to the ground. Some of these songs are classics that truly merit the yearly spins. However, there are many other songs that need

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Culture

The unseen impacts of racism

The clothes you wear, the music you listen to, or even the food you eat are things that can seem insignificant until you consider how much they’re thanks to deliberate choices you’ve made to be the way you are. What can

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