Global Awareness Week shines light on diversity
By now, most students have caught on. It seems Grant MacEwan University has been transformed from a regular university to a mosaic of cultural and ethnic diversity.
With Global Awareness Week well underway, there are many opportunities to explore and reflect on the various perspectives being shared. Continue reading
Grant MacEwan University students will be heading to the polls in just over a month.
Every year, students for those they want representing the student body on the Students’ Association’s (SA) executive council. Continue reading
Council says ‘yes’, advocacy group says ‘no’
Liquor advertisements could soon be showing up on Edmonton’s public transit if city council decides to go ahead with lifting the ban on them.
The motion will allow liquor advertisements to appear on transit stops as well as LRT trains and buses. Continue reading
The area surrounding the Centre for the Arts and Communications (CFAC) will soon get a bit of a face-lift as part of the City of Edmonton’s Neighbourhood Renewal Program. Continue reading
Pamela Di Pinto
For Carol McBee, her relationship with Twitter started with an episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. On this particular episode, DeGeneres was asking viewers to make a Twitter account and follow her, so she could reach one million followers. Continue reading
As coral reefs all over the world are taking large hits from climate change impact, many scientists are scrambling to find ways to preserve endangered coral species. Continue reading
There are certain stories that come along every few years that spark a major debate between people. We watch them on the news and we see these two sides fight it out . . . hopefully with facts. Continue reading
Don’t remove your astrology tattoo, things haven’t changed. You’re still a . . .
Astrology enthusiasts were shocked to find out that there is a new zodiac and their signs had changed. Continue reading
Avoiding radio and television means finding good tunes
Mathew J. White
It wasn’t until junior high school that I started to gain a real appreciation for music.
A future friend of mine asked me what I thought about the band Nirvana. Continue reading
Realpolitiks with . . .
Canadian gun laws need some revamping, but it shouldn’t just be in the form of abolishing gun registries. If we want to stop the bad guys from having guns, let’s give our police officers a fighting chance against them. Continue reading
Music and drugs a natural combination that has worked for decades
Drugs and music have been working together for a long time.
To increase their synaesthetic (hearing blue and tasting Wednesday) experience of drum beats and primal wailing, early human cultures ingested a variety of psychoactive plants and fungi — silly-cyborg (that’s how you say it, right?) mushrooms, for example. Continue reading
If only more parts of society worked on sharing and borrowing in everyone’s best interests
The Manitoban (Winnipeg)
(CUP) — Not only is the library a wicked cool place to hang out and get your learn on, it is also one of the most radical places around. Continue reading
A body may cost $6,000 but conversation and smile are still priceless
A perfect solution has arrived for those burnt out with the dating scene and those too worried about the potential STDs they could pick up from a local hooker. Good news comes in human size packages — sex toys have come a long way since the Fleshlight. Continue reading
Valient Thorr is returning to Edmonton Feb. 9 at the Edmonton Event Centre.
Valient Himself, the band’s singer, said he’s extremely excited about touring with Motorhead again. Continue reading
Unpredictable weather, snow and cold have led many to the verge of planking up windows and going Jack-Nicholson-crazy in isolation. Continue reading
Sean da Silva
Local indie rock band White Lightning has been creating quite a storm recently with their debut full length album See It All, due to be released this Saturday, Feb. 5 at Avenue Theater. Continue reading
Being a woman in the Edmonton music industry is a complex reality. Three local female musicians who are set to play a show called ‘Feminist February’ at the Hydeaway on Feb. 5 know the challenges and rewards of being an unsigned, up-and-coming musician navigating the scene. Continue reading
Balancing being a business student here at Grant MacEwan University and having a band that loves playing live isn’t an easy task.
Just ask Chet Matthews, who is co-founder of the local band Jess and the Rest, set to play the Haven Social Club, Friday Feb. 4. Continue reading
Griffins top fourth-ranked Thunder in back-to-back games
The confidence of the Grant MacEwan University Griffins women’s basketball is running high after two huge wins on the weekend.
The group not only beat the nation’s fourth-ranked team, the Concordia Thunder, 65-52 at home on Jan. 28, they visited Concordia the next day and won 72-64. Continue reading
Griffins ensure they hold tiebreaker over Concordia University College of Alberta
The Grant MacEwan University Griffins men’s basketball team didn’t get two wins on the weekend, but they did achieve one of their goals. Continue reading
The road to the playoffs just got a whole lot harder as the Grant MacEwan University Griffins men’s hockey team dropped one and tied another on the weekend to the Briercrest Clippers. Continue reading
sports opinions writer
The Saskatoon Blades squeaked out a 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings when they visited Rexall Place Jan. 26.
The Oil Kings started the game with little fire and quickly found themselves in a 2-0 hole less than six minutes into the game. Continue reading
Between the Sheets with Angela Johnston
Intercamp’s resident sex columnist, Angela Johnston, explores sex, society and the every scenario within. You are invited and encouraged to send her your questions, and feel free to keep them anonymous.
Write her at firstname.lastname@example.org
I performed a social experiment in the bedroom last week. A guy came over expecting sex, but instead I made him go down on me and then I kicked him out of my apartment. I had this planned out for a few days beforehand. My question: is it okay to use someone for entertainment like this? Continue reading