Category: News

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Science wing gets ‘XL’ makeover

New labs to foster research projects   BAJ Visser Contributer   Mount Royal University just got bigger.   The $25-million science and technology expansion in the B-Wing was formally unveiled on Nov. 9.  ...

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Doing an internship? Try 10

A former MRU business student’s ambitious project   Todd Colin Vaughan Contributor   Maeghan Smulders wants to get it right.   To avoid falling into just any old job, she’s decided to take a...

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New science dean goes from macro U to micro U

BAJ Visser Contributor A new building, new degrees and a new set of fourth-year students crowding the halls.   Mount Royal University’s science and technology faculty has a number of new things about it...

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Pride Centre not waiting for better

Samara Hawkins Staff Writer   Rick Mercer said it best: “300 kids is 300 too many.”   The political satirist and gay Canadian television icon’s recent rant refers to the heartbreaking reality that young...

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Valedictorian honoured to represent MRU

Business grad shows ‘quiet confidence’ and ‘intensity,’ prof says   Shannon Galley Staff Writer   When David Ohreen nominated Rance Williams as valedictorian, he did so for one simple reason: Williams’ accomplishments must be...

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Free speech questioned

Rachael Frey News Editor   Universities are known as havens of free speech, but some institutions and students’ associations have gone too far when it comes to regulating what can and can’t be said...

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MRU celebrates broadcasting’s 50th

Dean calls for broadcasting degree   by Rachael Frey News Editor   Broadcasting alumni of Mount Royal filled Wyckham House on Oct. 15 to pay tribute to their program’s lasting success. Representing 50 years...

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Docherty pushes national student exchanges

by Rachael Frey News Editor   It’s no secret international exchanges can have huge benefits to students’ university experiences. They’re an opportunity to experience different cultures, learn new languages and expand resumes — not...

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Fair Trade Fright Fest shines light on abuses

Event showcases “dark side of chocolate”   by Shannon Galley The Reflector   With Halloween coming up, people around the globe will be stocking up on chocolate and candy to dole out to trick-or-treaters...