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Cold weather, cold shoulder

Every student, at some point in his or her academic career, has at least fantasized about what it would be like to study abroad.   There are many concerns involved in choosing a possible...

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New course, old struggle

Exploring the Israeli-Palestinian conflict   Omar Omar Contributor   You probably know that Israel and Palestine are not friends, but you may not understand why they’ve been clashing for so long. However, that knowledge...

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Happy birthday, wellness services

MRU celebrates 10 years of health   BAJ Visser Staff Writer   Mount Royal University’s orange-spangled wellness services centre celebrated its tenth year on campus as an integrated service on Oct. 24.   Ten...

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Don’t press pause

What will you do this year?   Hopefully something, because otherwise it will be really dull around here.   Year after year, September rolls around and many students go back to school resolved to...

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No tuition, deadlines or grades at new university

NextGenU.org now offering first course   Laura Lushington Web Editor   A University of British Columbia professor is taking post-secondary education to a whole new level.   Erica Frank, a professor at the UBC...

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No more school, no more books

Most students tend to give up on learning once the bell tolls in April. On some level, everyone deserves some degree of academic freedom.   Is this a good idea? Should learning really stay...

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Fred Penner delights MRU’s young-at-heart

Famed children’s entertainer jams at The Hub   Rachael Frey News Editor   The nostalgia was so thick when Fred Penner played The Hub on March 16, you could almost taste it in the...

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$1-million donation backs MRU scholars

Nexen program helps faculty focus on education research   Rachael Frey News Editor   Students come to university to learn, but they aren’t just studying — they’re also being studied.   Mount Royal University...

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New library not in the balance books

We’re still pushing for it, says MRU president   Rachael Frey News Editor   Alberta’s provincial budget for 2012 is here and it contains both good and bad news for Mount Royal University.  ...