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A million lives commemorated

Remembering the 1994 genocide in Rwanda   Melchior Cyusa Guest Columnist   Since the end of a three-month brutal genocide against Tutsi people of Rwanda in 1994, Rwandans inside and outside of the country...

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Students celebrate undergraduate research

Projects pave the way for future careers   Omar Omar Staff Writer   On March 20, Mount Royal University celebrated undergraduate research on Main Street by hosting Student Research Day.   Student presentations included...

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MRU copes with provincial budget cuts

‘Not going to be the same as before,’ Docherty warns   BAJ Visser Staff Writer   Mount Royal University is scrambling to cope with drastic and unexpected cuts after the Government of Alberta released...

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Library renos may start soon

Budget provides first funding for school’s capital priority   BAJ Visser Staff Writer   The provincial budget released by the Alberta government on Mar. 7 was not kind to post-secondary institutions, with a cut...

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MRU students collect over 6,000 pennies

Resident advisers take on Free The Children campaign   Sydney Riedel Contributor   Mount Royal University students contributed more than twice as many pennies as expected to a project aimed at developing water resources...

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Student loan applications on the rise

Can you borrow enough to make it through?   Leah Fink Staff Writer   If your parents started putting away money for your education the day you were born, you probably don’t need to...

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Calgary goes gluten-free

Expo to educate about ditching gluten   Kaity Brown Staff Writer   Gluten-free living has become one of the next big trends in North American food culture, said Margaret Dron, event producer of the...

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Weird thefts around MRU

Bathing suits, loads of laundry, stop signs — oh my!   Kaity Brown Staff Writer   Phones, iPods, purses and wallets all have something in common — they’re likely targets for thieves. But what...

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MRU sidewalks impassable

Snow removal critical for those in wheelchair   Samara Hawkins Features Editor   Remember looking out the window in elementary school, seeing a blanket of snow and thinking, “I hope it’s a snow day...

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MRU braces for budget crunch

Enrolment reduced by 320 students   BAJ Visser Staff Writer   Get used to fewer students wandering the halls of Mount Royal University.   Manuel Mertin, MRU’s acting provost, revealed last month that the...