The Reflector

In the grade scheme of things

It’s that time of year again. Projects are being completed, exams are being studied for, all-nighters are being pulled, and stress levels are through the roof. To add to all the anxiety and chaos,...

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Amanda’s Hodge Podge: Blogging???

Professional journalists in the age of the internet look as doomed as the typewriter in the age of the computer. Local newspapers are disappearing. National newspapers and commercial TV stations are seeing the web...

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Coming Attractions

The summer blockbuster. It’s become a staple of the film calendar ever since Steven Spielberg unleashed Jaws on unsuspecting audiences way back in 1975. Since then, the four months between May and August have...

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Making the band

When Tim Callaghan, captain of the Mount Royal men’s hockey team, suggested that he receive guitar lessons from fellow team member Adam Knopp he was not expecting the monster creation that would result. Callaghan’s...

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Paper plane to Austria

Many of us live the generic school life; wake up, go to class, do homework, and go to work. Not much excitement besides the occasional gathering at the local watering hole, but for one...

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To whom it may concern

When 129,000 jobs turned obsolete in January the focus was the economy. Auto sectors, stock markets and inflation rates became topics of popular interest. But amidst attention being shed on these issues there are...

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All the right moves

In a time of recession, now more than ever the gap between poverty and big money can be seen. When looking at sports it is sometimes unfathomable to see how much some athletes are...