Category: News

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An inconclusive truth?

A new report from the Frontier Centre for Public Policy has called for a greater balance in the teaching of environmental issues in North American classrooms. The background report, written by Manitoba high school...

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Welcome to Mount Royal University

New provincial legislation will allow Mount Royal College to become Mount Royal University as early as this summer. The Post-Secondary Learning Amendment Act will be introduced during the new session at the Alberta Legislature....

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Trip tease

Ding, ding, ding! Congratulations, you just won a free trip to Mexico! This is where you have a small freak out session, run straight to the nearest swimsuit shop and dig out that old...

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Province gives go-ahead for Mount Royal University

Don Braid of the Calgary Herald reported today that Mount Royal College will soon be given the go-ahead to become Mount Royal University by the provincial government. According to “government sources,” the Post-Secondary Learning...

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Students sing MRC’s praises to AUCC committee

by Alan Mattson Students gathered in Wyckham House Jan. 29 to tell the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) visiting committee about their experiences at Mount Royal in the hopes of gaining...

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Parkade in the works

Mount Royal drivers will have fewer parking spots available and will pay more for permits in the upcoming fall semester, but they won’t find how much it will increase until April. The increase in...

Why Canucks love Obama

There was laughing, there was cheering and there were tears. American flags were stretched high into the air as the room fell silent and every student hung on to President Barack Obama’s every word...

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Letter: Nursing more than meets the eye

by Jason MacLeod   Jason MacLeod is 36 and a fourth-year nursing student at Mount Royal College.   At the age of 32 I decided I wanted to become a paramedic. When I started...

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Survey says parking is a nightmare

The results of a national student survey suggest Mount Royal students are happy with their education, but still have problems with parking and tend not to be involved in campus life. The annual Canadian...

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Cigarette ban hits MRC

Mount Royal students may have to trek farther distances to buy cigarettes now that the Tobacco Reduction Act prohibits any tobacco products from being sold at the college. The new regulations were first initiated...