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MRU Entrepreneurs Face Off

This Year’s Innovation Tournament challenges entrepreneur students Nina Grossman, News Editor “How do you create value from an every day object?” That’s the question facing students from ENTR 2301- Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Using only...

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Fentanyl in Calgary

What’s being done by the government Georgia Longphee, Staff Writer In the last few years fentanyl, an opioid that is up to 100 times stronger than morphine, has hit Alberta like a tidal wave....

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5 ways to get out of Christmas

Holly Triebwasser News Editor   So, you hate Christmas.   Good.   Now that you have admitted it, it is time to take the next step. Many people are not ready; they feel a...

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Calgary Food Bank hits busy season

Organization grapples with increase of clients   Holly Triebwasser News Editor   It’s that time of year again — a time when the Calgary Food Bank receives 70 per cent of its donations.  ...

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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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Conservatory celebrates Alberta Culture Days

MRU’s first year hosting   Holly Triebwasser News Editor   Mount Royal University got to experience another first this year when the conservatory was one of 15 sites in Calgary which played host to...

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Healthy minds make better students

MRU works to create awareness and reduce stigma   Holly Triebwasser News Editor   The importance of student mental health has become an increasingly common discourse on university campuses across North America, and Mount...

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University expenses made public

Disclosure policy will ensure greater transparency   Holly Triebwasser News Editor   Under a new disclosure policy announced by Premier Alison Redford on Sept. 5, hundreds of provincial employees will be expected to make...

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Social media in the classroom

Use of Twitter and Facebook becoming more prominent   Holly Triebwasser News Editor   In the days of Tweeting, Facebooking, Youtubing and Pinteresting, you probably won’t be surprised to learn that the use of...

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Standardized grade rubric on hold

Only some professors adopted new system   Holly Triebwasser News Editor   Although it will not officially go into effect until Fall 2013, Mount Royal University is asking professors to begin implementing their new...