Category: Features

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Africa’s ‘beacon of democracy’

  Eight students from Mount Royal are preparing to embark on what will surely be the trip of a lifetime. After leading three previous field school excursions, Mount Royal professor Yaw Asante is preparing...

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Beading for Darfur

Most 10-year-old girls anticipate the ritual of weekend sleepovers with their best friends, the pandemonium of a new High School Musical movie or the debut of a new Webkinz such as the charming Yorkie...

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Fly like paper, get high like planes

  It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Wait, it’s dozens of folded pieces of paper flying through the air. This was the scene on Feb. 24 in Mount Royal’s Stanley gym as dozens of...

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Travel Reservations

The thought of travelling abroad and even studying abroad can be a scary one. Being away from your friends and family and out of your comfort zone for an extended period of time doesn’t...

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Rockin’ with Rotaract

Mount Royal’s Rotary club is gearing up for the second annual concert fundraiser on Mar. 6 to benefit youth both locally and internationally. The branch of the Rotary club, Rotaract, includes members between the...

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Lens monkey or no?: USF1 faces steep road

Holy moly what a couple of weeks! Departure from Iraq, crazy monkeys, octuplets and the market takes another dive. this is starting to sound like “We Didn’t Start The Fire.” With so many things happening...

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The global job hunt

Finding a job is usually quite a chore, but when the economic situation of your country shows signs of a significant recession, the task becomes even more gruelling. As an international exchange student spending...