OpinionsJackson Spring

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 to “not believe any of that shit.” On...

FeaturesNewsIshita Verma

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 goes towards...

OpinionsJackson Spring

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 Canada’s...

PeopleEmily Campbell

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 a person, as a...

CultureOpinionsGina Bennett

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.” According...

EducationEventsKaitlin Whitney

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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