Tagged: Canada

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An easy how-to to save the big blue

by Marina Giannitsos The Reflector The majestic blue whale is at less than one per cent of its original numbers. The western Pacific grey whale is almost extinct, with just over 100 remaining. Not to be...

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Eradicate SquirrelMail

Ah, noble SquirrelMail. Since the turn of the millennium, the open-source system has been providing acceptable, free email services to users across the Internet. Mount Royal adopted it around 2005 because it was the...

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Mining hockey silver down under

By Blaine Meller Sports Editor If anyone doubts that hockey is quickly growing into a truly international game, talk to somebody in the know. Somebody like Tash Farrier. Farrier, 21, returned to Canada and...

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Futsal may close gap for Canadian soccer

by Jesse Hove The Reflector The fast and furious sport of futsal is becoming a popular training tool for post-secondary soccer players looking to hone their skills in a sport where the season lasts...

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World Juniors a hot ticket

by Blaine Meller Sports Editor Despite questions surrounding ticket availability, the 2012 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships are receiving “unprecedented interest,” according to the event’s general manager. When the final numbers were tabulated, more...

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Meet your executive SAMRU council candidates

By Bryan Weismiller and Bryce Visser President Kyle MacQuarrie Why are you running for president? “Mount Royal is a spectacular institution, but there are areas that I have found that need to be addressed....

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MRU Cougars apply for Canada West status

by Blaine Meller Sports Editor Mount Royal University’s student athletes could soon be facing new competition. The Cougars’ athletic department has formally applied to join the ranks of the Canada West Universities Athletic Association...

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New dens for Cougars

by Bryce Forbes The Reflector For the first time in 10 years, the Cougars women’s hockey team will finally have a room to call their own. Mid-January, players had access to their new dressing...