Tagged: environment

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Talisman Energy announces donation

Funding goes to Chair of Sustainability and the Environment   Holly Triebwasser News Editor   Once again, Mount Royal University is the recipient of a generous donation aimed at supporting and empowering students in...

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Swap till you drop

by Laura Lushington The Reflector That dress you bought last summer is hanging in your closet, tags attached, never to be worn. It seemed like a good idea at the time, but wouldn’t it...

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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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Eco conference is step toward ‘tipping point

by Catherine Szabo An indication of how hyperaware we are about the environment is evident with words like “green-washing” creeping into our language. But Mario Trono, an English professor at Mount Royal University, still doesn’t think we’re at the tipping point yet. Trono...

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Actively slacking

by Zoey Duncan Slacktivism: it’s not in most dictionaries but the more vernacularly inclined Urban Dictionary defines it as, “The act of participating in obviously pointless activities as an expedient alternative to actually expending...

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Co-working makes space for freelancers

By Michaela Kemp We’ve all seen them. They crowd around tables at Starbucks, frantically typing on their laptops, answering calls, and rolling their eyes when the table beside them gets too loud. Some of...

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The bottom line

Over 400 MRU employees attended the budget town hall meeting at the Ross Glen Hall on Oct. 27 but the expected controversy over potential cutbacks did not materialize. Budget numbers were presented by university...

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New clinic aims to save your molars, money

Students in need of a quick dental checkup, routine cleaning or oral hygiene consultation have a new option located in the basement of Wyckham House. Under the direction of registered dental hygienist Joelle Pickles,...