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Filling Klein’s chair

On Oct. 19, it was formally announced that Gilbert VanBuren Wilkes will be the new occupant of the Ralph Klein Chair in Media Studies for Mount Royal University’s faculty of communication studies. Former premier...

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Under construction

1. Centre for Continuous Learning expansion The Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning, originally built in April 2006, is being expanded with an additional three-story building of approximately 6,000 square meters. The original building...

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‘Just live in peace’

His Holiness the Dalai Lama was in Calgary for the first time in 30 years on Sept. 30 spreading a message of compassion at the Saddledome. The appearance was part of a two-day NOW conference...

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All the president’s cash

Alberta’s auditor general, Fred Dunn’s, office is taking a closer look at how universities and colleges report salaries and bonuses paid to their executives in light of the $4.5 million leaving University of Calgary...

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“Healin’ is a journey”

By Kim Suvan The Reflector On Oct. 15 author Robert Arthur Alexie, former chief of one of the most northernly ab­original peoples living on the North American continent, will be bringing his tale of...

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No more Styrofoam

With thousands of people visiting Wyckham House each week it was clear to the SAMRU that they needed to start ad­dressing some environmental issues to limit waste. First item on the agenda: Styrofoam. On...

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New clinic aims to save your molars, money

Students in need of a quick dental checkup, routine cleaning or oral hygiene consultation have a new option located in the basement of Wyckham House. Under the direction of registered dental hygienist Joelle Pickles,...

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Doorman dropped in dispute

A doorman at Classic Jack’s restaurant on 17th Ave. was let go after allegedly refusing entry to a MRU grad and his friend in the early morning of Sept. 18 after judging the latter...

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Mount Royal goes green

Mount Royal and the Students’ Association are mak­ing the effort to become more environmentally sustainable and threw two sustainability events on Sept. 21 and Sept. 22 to raise student awareness of several initiatives. Beginning...

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Mount Royal population booms

Despite the recession spelling downsize for many Canadian companies, such was not the case for Canadian universities and colleges, which saw substantial increases across the country in applications for the 2009/10 academic year. Mount...