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Opinions

Gotta go fast, gotta get cash

When I first heard there was going to be a film adaptation for Sonic the Hedgehog, a video game series long past its prime, I questioned the choice. Have we learned nothing from the checkered past of video game adaptations?

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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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Culture

Review: The Invisible: Agents of Ungentlemanly Warfare

Though we are all familiar with the phrase “art imitates life,” few performances capture this reality as well as Catalyst Theatre’s The Invisible: Agents of Ungentlemanly Warfare. Inspired by the Special Operations Executives (SOE) of the Second World War, the

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Campus

The SAMU Building

The SAMU Building, while still under construction, has made varying impressions on students.  Some students say they believe the building is too new to have fully formed judgements, such as Hilary Scott, a first-year taking Bachelor of Arts.  “I like

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Campus

Uncertain futures

The United Conservative Party’s change in post-secondary funding to an outcomes-based model, announced on Jan. 20, 2020, has left institutions like MacEwan University in the lurch. Advanced Education Minister Demetrios Nicolaides told CBC that starting April 1, 15 per cent

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Campus

A broadcast studio to call our own

MacEwan University’s communications studies program began in 1999, back before some of our first-year students were even born and when MacEwan was still a college. At that time, communications studies were diploma programs, social media was in its infancy and barely anyone

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News

Adopting the Chicago Principles

It was a small thing — a smattering of lines halfway down on Sept. 11, 2019, MacEwan University newsletter on-campus life — but the Minister of Advanced Education’s mandated adoption of stand-alone freedom of expression policies by MacEwan, and all

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Culture

Dear Evan Hansen takes the stage in Edmonton

There are many ways to measure the success of a show: professional accolades, rave reviews, the continuing achievements of cast and crew alike. While six-time Tony award-winning Dear Evan Hansen can humbly brag about all of these categories, I measured

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Culture

Phantom Thread review

Phantom Thread is a romantic drama, directed and written by Paul Thomas Anderson and released in 2017. Although two years old now, it’s a film that continues to be slightly perplexing.  As a romantic drama, it’s part of a genre

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Campus

Stanford University professor guest speaks at Reading Identity

MacEwan University hosted its annual Reading Identity conference on Feb. 7 and 8. The conference is an interactive series of panels and discussions where students display their works of creative and academic writing for fellow students, professors, and passionate consumers of

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