Category: Features

In the grade scheme of things

It’s that time of year again. Projects are being completed, exams are being studied for, all-nighters are being pulled, and stress levels are through the roof. To add to all the anxiety and chaos,...

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Amanda’s Hodge Podge: Blogging???

Professional journalists in the age of the internet look as doomed as the typewriter in the age of the computer. Local newspapers are disappearing. National newspapers and commercial TV stations are seeing the web...

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Paper plane to Austria

Many of us live the generic school life; wake up, go to class, do homework, and go to work. Not much excitement besides the occasional gathering at the local watering hole, but for one...

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Apply within

    Today’s economic news may be gloom and doom but it needn’t derail your summer job hunt.    However, this summer finding that perfect job will be much harder because there will be...

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Jeremiah was a bullfrog: Coy canine craps cash

In these tough financial times, one family is finding that their dog is worth every penny. Kelley Davis of North Carolina realized her two-year-old Swiss mountain dog Augie had eaten $400 dollars that she...

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Connecting through kicks

All it takes is a ball and a few willing pairs of feet. This is the beauty of soccer, and a large part of the inspiration behind Canadian grassroots organization Opportunitas Aequa. Latin for...

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‘Eyes and ears of the dead’

After someone dies unexpectedly we are often left with question after question because a dead body can’t speak. That is unless you know what the body is trying to say and former Mount Royal...