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Todd’s Nods: Gender barrier breakdown

Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   Recently, Jezebel.com posted a story about a 9-year-old girl who is doing something very rare in her home state of Utah.   Sam Gordon is leading her pee...

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Todd’s Nods: Wrestling King OK

Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   On Monday, Sept. 10, wrestling commentator Jerry “The King” Lawler suffered a heart attack while performing a live episode of the WWE’s Raw.   The long time commentator...

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Faith Column: An evolution in faith

Self-reflection and personal trials can alter beliefs   James Wilt Faith Columnist   A few weeks ago, The New York Times Magazine published a marvelous story titled “From bible-belt pastor to atheist leader.”  ...

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No room to groove at this year’s Folk Fest

Nathan Ross Staff Writer   There was a moment on Thursday at the Calgary Folk Fest when bassist Paul Collins of Beirut took centre stage with a request for the audience. After quickly paraphrasing...

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No shortage of stories on MRU campus

Bryan Weismiller Publishing Editor   Seldom do student newspapers find themselves at the heart of a national news story.   But, international? Thanks, Meghan.   Things sure have been funkier in ‘Flec town this...

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Canadian poet delights fans

Orpheus Theatre plays host to spoken word artist   Nathan Ross Staff Writer   Many Canadians wouldn’t recognize the name Shane Koyczan, but it’s likely many more would recognize his face. The poet from...

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First Nations youth share wisdom

Tales told through poetry, dance and photography   Lindsay Douglas Staff Writer   Wisdom stories reflect on three questions: Who am I? What are the opportunities in my community? What kind of changes can...

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Casual rascism unacceptable

Athletes unfairly judged by complexion   Todd Colin Vaughn Sports Editor   Let’s try an experiment.   Imagine four different sports: Hockey, basketball, baseball and golf.   Now think of the first race you...

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Calgary Herald: During a difficult week, four MRU students shone

http://www2.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/story.html?id=bb33fcd8-27cf-45a1-8e5c-f79b6cdde642 For many observers, last week must have seemed like a rough week for Mount Royal University, and in particular, the Students’ Association of Mount Royal University. After all, the story — in print,...