Category: Editorial

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It’s been a slice

The academic year is drawing to a close, and that means the final Reflector issue of the season has arrived.   Though a few current editors will take on new positions and continue next...

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Budget betrayal

“What we heard loud and clear from our institutions and our students was that longer-term sustainable funding is extremely important to post-secondary so that they can plan into the future.”   That’s what Greg...

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Nowhere to go

You’ve been sitting in class for three hours. Maybe that extra-large coffee wasn’t such a great idea, because you REALLY need to pee. You rush to the nearest bathrooms, and there you are confronted...

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Cheater cheater, chocolate eater

Some people love Valentine’s Day… others, not so much.   Those two categories don’t necessarily divide down couple/single lines, though—there are plenty of happily coupled people who just aren’t into all that lovey-dovey, corporate-sponsored,...

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Big Money On campus

They’re there every day, or it at least feels like it.   It doesn’t matter what exactly you’re doing in the moment: you could be having a conversation, listening to music or power-walking to...

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Idle hands

The last month has served as one of the more exciting in recent Canadian history. Widespread protests have hit cities across the country. Railroads and border crossings were blockaded. Mall-goers have been confronted with...

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Open your wallet (again)

Once again, Alberta’s universities are feeling the fiscal pinch. Mount Royal University, for example, is staring down the barrel of a $5.4-million shortfall in 2013-14, and it’s expected to be even worse the year...

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Cold weather, cold shoulder

Every student, at some point in his or her academic career, has at least fantasized about what it would be like to study abroad.   There are many concerns involved in choosing a possible...

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Move. Now.

There’s an extremely serious problem at Mount Royal University that needs be to addressed. An epidemic, really.   Though many are reluctant to speak out against this issue, we at The Reflector don’t shy...