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Student Travels

It’s March and, let’s face it, who doesn’t need some time off to clear their head? There is no break in sight and the countdown until the winter term is over seems to be taking forever. If this is how you feel,

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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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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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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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Campus

Made by design

“Magazine design is right at the intersection of art and science,” says Amélie Dufresne, a recent graduate of MacEwan University’s design studies program. She would know — before getting into design, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree and worked

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People

KayPop Art is popping

What started out with a table at farmer’s markets quickly turned into a full-scale business. At the time, 14-year-old Kaytlyne Dewald didn’t think it was possible to turn her hobby into a business and even now, 15 years later, she

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What’s the meaning of university?

The phrase “university is the best four years of your life” gets passed around quite often during family dinners, so you start to believe it. For some students, this experience features partying every weekend, complaining about deadlines, and scraping by

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Lifestyle

Your credit at a glance

Most students start adult life with student loans. These loans are given to them with a great deal of ease considering their lack of credit history. Of course, student loans are significantly easier to get approved for than other loans due in

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