Tagged: television

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Todd’s Nods: Summer Lovin’

April showers bring May flowers.   In sports nothing could be more true. April is often the month where sports fans are subjected to “the sink or swim” mentality of making the playoffs.  ...

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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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The sport of poker

A 5-card stud plays Texas Hold-em   Alex Kubinski Contributor   Daytime and late at night — that’s it.     It’s the only time sports channels show poker on television.   I was...

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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,...

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Todd’s Nods: Reality Bites

Prediction: It is the year 2050. Picture the NBA in its 11th season since becoming a basic cable reality television show. Instead of receiving rings every year, the NBA champions now pick out rings...

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Page-turner will keep you up far past Twilight

Sex, violence, depravity and new-found hope abound in ‘werewolf lit’ gem   Vinciane de Pape Contributor   Full disclosure: I hate the Twilight saga.   I haven’t followed the recent string of vampire or...

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MRU celebrates broadcasting’s 50th

Dean calls for broadcasting degree   by Rachael Frey News Editor   Broadcasting alumni of Mount Royal filled Wyckham House on Oct. 15 to pay tribute to their program’s lasting success. Representing 50 years...

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Unplug from the grid, get anxious

by Amanda Williams Guest Columnist In a compelling lecture entitled “A Plea For Time” delivered in 1950, Canadian scholar Harold Adam Innis urged us to reconsider our modern “obsession” with immediate gratification fostered by...

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Inks and drinks art show

by Vanessa Conley The Reflector Calgary artists celebrated local tattoo culture with Inks and Drinks at the Amsterdam Rhino Jan.20,2011. Five shops from around the city displayed their talents in the form of painted...