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World Juniors a hot ticket

by Blaine Meller Sports Editor Despite questions surrounding ticket availability, the 2012 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships are receiving “unprecedented interest,” according to the event’s general manager. When the final numbers were tabulated, more...

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Wired magazine editor-in-chief speaks on campus

by James Wilt The Reflector The audience’s chatter didn’t dwindle as Chris Anderson entered Ross Glen Hall. If a gaze was even briefly distracted, one may have completely missed him being casually introduced to...

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Royal 100: MRU reaches century mark

by Bryan Weismiller Mount Royal may be one of Alberta’s oldest universities, but it still knows how to throw one hell of a birthday party. The 100-year celebration featured pond skating, road hockey, ice...

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Students search for grains of truth in the oilsands

by Catherine Szabo Canada’s geography is easy: there are the spaces where Canadians live – mostly along the 49th parallel – and where they don’t. Albertans have 661,190 square kilometres of options. Most choose...

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Students feel the heat in fire demo

by Kevin Rushworth Within minutes of the first smoke detector screech, fire rippled up the curtains and danced chaotically across the floor. Just as twisting flames deformed a computer screen, a couch lit up...

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Legacy of marvels and merry-making

by Zoey Duncan Half-naked and sweating copiously, Gregg Gillis is buoyant, bounding up and down, over and over, behind his plastic-wrapped laptop in Wyckham House. On stage, he’s surrounded by dozens of ebulliently dancing...

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Driving downhill till dawn

by Blaine Meller At first glance, it might seem weird: a stream of lights cutting through the night sky at Canada Olympic Park. On closer look, you realize that steam of lights is made...

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Few fast for hunger

by Kelsey Hipkin In early March, the Mount Royal Social Justice Club started handing out pledge sheets to students interested in raising money and taking part in Mount Royal’s 30 Hour Famine. The World Vision...