Category: Editorial

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World won’t end in 2012

Welcome to 2012.   The arrival of a shiny, new year means it’s time to ponder making some changes — yep, the dreaded New Year’s resolution.   By now you’ve probably thought of at...

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Students facing censorship

Someone should lend the University of Calgary a copy of The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms — we’ve heard it’s tough finding one there.   In an ongoing legal battle, the U of...

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Too soon to envy digital library

T20.C54.1962.   Follow the call number through Mount Royal University’s stacks and you’ll eventually find Profiles of the Future: A daring look at tomorrow’s fantastic world by Arthur C. Clarke from 1962.   The...

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Punch Drunk Hub

Picture your worst hangover. It’s Sunday afternoon and you’re sound asleep. Your brain’s suddenly snapped from slumberland by the sound of incessant vibrations resonating from a nearby cellphone. Groggily stumbling to the bathroom sink,...

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Tuition jumps yet again

Feeling the squeeze? Instead of heading to The Hub for another round, students are now forced to deal with rising tuition costs hitting an all-time high in Canada. Full-time undergraduate tuition has increased 4.3...

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Common sense on tap

If you build it, they will drink. Mount Royal’s campus bar has finally finished its stylish upgrade. A facelift was obviously in order, with the old saloon looking more like a Legion than a...

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Stop talking, start thinking

No longer the little brother of Alberta post-secondary institutions, Mount Royal has grown up and become a university. It’s time to start acting like one. The last two year’s have been filled with elaborate...

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Changes in the Reflector office

Springtime is symbolic of new beginnings: baby animals, tulip bulbs and needing a new basement after a post-snowstorm flood wreaks havoc. At The Reflector, spring often marks a regime change, as we see some...

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100 years in review

What’s there to say after you celebrate your hundredth birthday? Perhaps you, like us at The Reflector, while excited about Mount Royal University’s centennial, couldn’t help thinking we were giving too much credit to...

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Women ignored

Your formal sexual education need not end after learning about STIs in high school. A psychology class on human sexuality at Northwestern University near Chicago viewed an “absurd” and “clinical” video about female orgasm...