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Creative Spotlight: Nisha Patel

Nisha Patel, Edmonton’s eighth poet laureate and award-winning poet, fell in love with poetry a little unconventionally — through performance. Her introduction to performance and public speaking happened during her eight years as a competitive debater in high school and

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Black History Month and 5 Artists 1Love

Black History Month is in full swing. For people like me, it’s a time of reflection, immense joy, and celebration of my roots and the past and present accomplishments of Black individuals. Emphasis on the present, though! While it’s vital

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Creative spotlight: Ntwali

Twenty-six-year-old artist, Ntwali Kayijaho, didn’t always know music was his calling. It wasn’t until he faced adversity in his youth that he began to realize his full potential and make a name for himself.  Coming from two immigrant parents who

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Lifestyle

“The only reason I didn’t die”

The alarm on his phone simply labeled “meds” pings as he heads to the Shopper’s Drug Mart where his favourite staff know him by name. For the past three years, Christopher Berger has gone to the same North Edmonton pharmacy,

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Residence life in flux

The COVID pandemic has had a significant impact on universities. From the way they are operating to which facilities have been able to remain open, and of course, to online versus in-person classes. Several protocols, which were listed on the

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Turning reality TV into real success

Two brothers from Sherwood Park, Dawson and Jagger Glowatsky pitched their RV part business on season 16 of Dragons’ Den in December of 2021. In 2019, the duo decided to apply for Dragons’ Den, a reality show where ambitious entrepreneurs

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People

Creative Spotlight: Kurt McLeod

After nearly two decades of screenwriting, Kurt McLeod’s name is finally up in lights. At the end of last year, Copshop, a script McLeod’s been developing for over seven years, was finally made into a major motion picture. Growing up

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MacEwan’s 2022 writer in residence

Meet Naomi K. Lewis, the writer in residence at MacEwan University this year. Lewis is a well-known author of fiction and non-fiction literature from Ottawa.  “I’m really excited to work with people at all stages in their writing careers and

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The future for MacEwan’s nursing students

Alberta’s health services have undergone drastic changes during the COVID pandemic, including increased demand for nurses to work the frontlines. With these changes, MacEwan University’s senior nursing students have a lot to consider in terms of joining the workforce following

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Women rising to the top

Finding the right career can be daunting at times. It seems as though we are expected to know right away what we should be doing for the rest of our lives after we graduate. Sometimes we choose degrees that we

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