Medieval combat club ready to fight

By Rachel Woodward, February 14 2017 — As a university student, it can be tough to expel some energy while also having fun and meeting new people. Katrina Bruce, one of the founders of Ironhart Vanguard, found a way to meet all of that criteria. Ironhart Vanguard is a full-contact medieval armoured combat club located…

The Exquisite Hour explores an unlikely friendship

By Gurman Sahota, February 14 2017 — What would you do if an encyclopedia salesperson wound up in your backyard one warm summer night? Set in 1962, The Exquisite Hour explores what Zachary Teale does when he meets encyclopedia salesperson Helen Darimont in his backyard. Written by Edmonton playwright Stewart Lemoine, Lunchbox Theatre will present…

Morpheus presents a Skin Flick

By Fernando Moreno, February 14 2017 — What would you do get some extra spending money? Skin Flick follows a couple — Robbie and Daphne — experiencing economic difficulties who decide that the best way to get out of it is to make a porno. Skin Flick plays at the Joyce Doolittle Theatre until Feb….

How to watch the Oscars without watching the movies

By Jill Girgulis, February 14 2017 — The 89th annual Academy Awards are quickly approaching. With 62 nominated movies, it’s understandable if you haven’t watched them all. But don’t worry — this handy guide will tell you everything you need to know about this awards season so you can look like a true cinephile on…

We must not tolerate hate on our campus

By Tina Shaygan, February 14 2017 — It’s only been a few weeks since United States President Donald Trump’s inauguration, but with all the contentious debates and the ugly rhetoric, issues we thought existed only in history textbooks are back in everyday conversations. As post-secondary students in one of the most developed countries in the…

Not supporting your worldview doesn’t make it “fake news”

By Jesse Stilwell, February 14 2017 —  Fake news used to be a term generally considered to mean blatantly false information from illegitimate sources in the form of hoaxes, propaganda and conspiracy theories. But fake news has taken on a whole new meaning and is now used by people to describe anything that does not…

Protests support powerful collective voices

By Tessie Ward, February 14 2017 — On Jan. 21, the largest simultaneous protest in the history of the United States — the Women’s March on Washington — took place in various cities across the U.S. and around the world. The protest numbers were estimated to be between 3.6 and 4.6 million worldwide. And it…

How to ease your way into the world of BDSM

By Lady Marmalade, February 14 2017 — For people tired of a vanilla sex life, there are some easy ways to ease into a kinkier side without going full dominatrix-sex-dungeon — unless that’s what you want, in which case — hell yeah. BDSM — bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism — is a comprehensive lifestyle for…

The future is very real and super intense

By Dawn Muenchrath, February 24 2017 — Aquarius  (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) Start a business that manufactures tiny white plastic chairs to match the tiny plastic tables inside pizza boxes. Put your entire life savings into this project because it’s a great idea. You gotta risk it to get the biscuit. Pisces  (Feb. 19 –…

The eight candidates you can expect to see in this year’s Students’ Union election

By Tina Shaygan, February 14 2017 — Students’ Union elections bring candidates who swarm classrooms, hand out cookies and cover the walls with poorly designed posters. These people promise things that will literally never happen, like better Wi-Fi and free parking. To help prepare you for the chaos, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of candidates you’re likely…

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