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Daily Archives: March 10, 2011
City of Edmonton has programs in place to fight graffiti crimes
The City of Edmonton has been working on cleaning up communities through the use of graffiti removal for the last four years.
Capital City Clean Up’s (CCCU) Graffiti Management Program works to “reduce and prevent graffiti to promote safer and cleaner communities,” according to its website. Continue reading
The winds of change are constant. But as with any natural ebb and flow, they sometimes blow a little stronger and right now, there’s a stiff breeze picking up. Continue reading
MacEwan student hits the streets to raise funds, awareness on homelessness
Katrine Holm Sorensen
Imagine living without food, showers, money or a roof over your head.
This is what Brett Farquharson’s life is going to be like, starting this Sunday. Continue reading
You see them roaming the hallways, searching the parkades and pacing outside. They are always on the lookout. Continue reading
Candidates attend forums leading up to elections
The Students’ Association’s (SA) Executive Council candidates assembled at the Centre for the Arts and Communications (CFAC) campus last week as part of the pre-election forums that took place at each campus in efforts to address student concerns and get them to the polls. Continue reading
Students handed cheques to reach research goals
Students debating their academic futures should read up on what Grant MacEwan University can do for passionate student researchers. Continue reading
Students upset over the 67 per cent increase to their student’s fees could face some welcome news next week. Continue reading
Social media’s importance is growing
Long gone are the days when uncritical Facebook users would claim ‘It’s just Facebook. Don’t take it so seriously.’ Well, maybe not so long gone, but one can dream. Continue reading
Realpolitiks with . . .
With oil prices reaching more than $100 a barrel nowadays, the last thing we need is a pipeline to ship our oil thousands of kilometres to Texas. Continue reading
One hundred — it is the number of runs required for a cricket batsman to score a ‘Century’, a significant milestone. Continue reading
Society needs to change way of thinking to end homelessness in province
It is a rare occasion when I agree with something the Progressive Conservative party is backing. In this case, I support their decision but do not see it as an effective means to end the problem. Continue reading
At some point in every friendship the critical “do you believe in ghosts?” conversation occurs. Continue reading
Graffiti adds interest, colour
City life is stressful, boring and mundane.
The way the buildings all blend together in a monotone blur is enough to make people snap. Rather than snapping, some people go out and paint their mark on an otherwise dull building. Continue reading
Canada’s hardest working punk band is coming back Edmonton April 3: The Flatliners will be playing the Pawn Shop. Continue reading
Feeling out of the loop with Grant MacEwan University productions? Make up for it in March. Theatre arts students prepare to unveil the play Company starting March 11 to 19 in the John L. Haar Theatre at 7 p.m. Continue reading
“I was, after the fashion of humanity, in love with my name, and, as young educated people commonly do, I wrote it everywhere.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1811
Graffiti has come a long way since the first bubble letters sprayed onto New York subway trains. Continue reading
You may never see the train again, but benching captures it forever
Mathew J. White
It’s called benching. Why? Because you’re sitting on the bench.
But actually, the term derives from the 1970s New York graffiti scene. Continue reading
Lacey P. Morris
Blood, boobs and brutal violence, the three key ingredients to your typical Hollywood “guy flick.” And in the case of Drive Angry 3D, one hell of an action-packed thrill ride. Todd Farmer and Patrick Lussier have come together to create one of the best 3D-enhanced movies since the explosion of the latest triple-dimensional trend in cinema. Continue reading
Daniel Barnz’s Beastly is a modern take on a classic tale — Beauty and the Beast. How modern you ask? A few “txt” messages too modern. The film takes the fairytale and puts it in a chic, sexy high school with the beautiful people as aristocrats who rule over the “uggos”. Oh, and Mary-Kate Olsen is an emo girl/witch — she’s moody and magic. Continue reading
Ontario indie-rockers Born Ruffians are toughing out the Canadian highways this March. Along its coast-to-coast journey the band will be taking a stop in Edmonton to play some of their quirky rock and roll. Continue reading
Griffins women let 16-point fourth quarter lead slip away to Wolves
The Griffins women’s basketball team came up just four points short of advancing to nationals. Continue reading