The Reflector

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What would you do?

This is the question filmmaker Michael McGowan poses with his second feature film, One Week. Despite the heavy, soul-searching implications of the film, it’s not sombre or overly dramatic. Starring Canada’s closest thing to...

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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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Shut up or die

Imagine that one morning after breakfast you get a frantic phone call from your neighbour. She seems consumed in fear, cannot stop hyperventilating, and is constantly repeating the word “husband.” You attempt to calm...

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Songstress shows Swagger

Ask Lucie Idlout to classify her music and without a moment’s hesitation she’ll tell you it’s rock. Idlout’s (pronounced Id-lowt) second album Swagger was released Feb. 10 to positive reviews. Compared to her first...

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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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Free money, apply within

  Despite struggles in financial need for tuition, accommodation and other post-secondary necessities, students can avoid unnecessary anxiety through other readily available alternatives.  Mount Royal College has made scholarships and bursaries one of its...

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Walking on sunshine

  Increasing levels of the so-called “sunshine vitamin” can drastically reduce a person’s chance of developing metabolic bone disease, deadly cancers, heart disease and a host of other diseases, says a world-renowned medical expert...

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Feeling the crunch

  Amid falling oil prices, rising unemployment and reduced investment, the Alberta government forecast a $39.9 billion revenue with diminutive resources for funding part of college revenues leaving lobbyists abysmally little wiggle room to...