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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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News

From Alberta to Alberta

Despite sharing their name with the international organization, Goodwill Industries of Alberta (GIA) is born and bred Albertan, with a mission to help and support the province. Approximately 89 per cent of the income or 88.7 cents of every dollar

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Opinions

Final Thoughts

Miles Gilbert “Tim” Horton was better known as the star defenceman of the Toronto Maple Leafs when he opened his first doughnut shop in 1964. With its co-owner and namesake being a player of Canada’s favourite sport, for a team named after

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Politics

Trickle-down theory works exactly as it is meant to

The United Nations found the United States to regularly be in violation of the Convention against Torture in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, using it to extract information from detainees, even though psychologists have known for decades that,

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Culture

“You will be found” at Dear Evan Hansen

After an enormously successful run in Toronto following the show’s instant popularity on Broadway, fan favourite Dear Evan Hansen is debuting at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium Feb. 11. The heartfelt musical has won six Tony awards for its honest

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Club Q+A

Acupuncture Awareness Society

Can you tell me a little bit about the club, please? Kary Chen: So the Acupuncture Awareness Society used to be named Acupuncture Wellness Movement. It used to be a club/grad committee. Now we want to promote acupuncture and its benefits.

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People

Creative Spotlight

For local writer and filmmaker Lizzie Derksen, creativity is a constant. From knitting and baking to writing and filmmaking, Derksen is immersed in various artistic endeavours. “Making things and making sense of things is intrinsic to who I am, as

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Culture

Mary Jane what, son?

No, this isn’t about Spider-Man’s love interest. On Oct. 17, 2018, marijuana was legalized for recreational use on a national level. According to Statistics Canada, “about 4.6 million or 15 percent of Canadians aged 15 and older reported using cannabis.”

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Education

How to vote

Monday, Oct. 21 is Canada’s upcoming federal election. It’s an exciting time for those who have voted before or are passionate about politics, but for first timers or those unfamiliar with Canadian politics,  you may find yourself thinking it’s complicated.

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Lifestyle

Canada’s food guide: What to eat or not to eat

Diet, the ever-changing part of our lives that we cannot seem to get straight. In today’s era of fad diets and a plethora of what can be considered healthy options, it can be truly daunting to try to figure out

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