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  • Re-tooled master’s degree ready to go

    Program moves faculties and improves practicum and research options A newly-named master’s program is being launched this fall at the University of Calgary that will more effectively prepare graduates to understand the needs of persons w...
  • Nuclear holocaust still a threat: veteran advocate

    The possibility of nuclear Armageddon is as much a reality today as it was during the Cold War, the public is uninformed and much of the mass media has failed to provide the reporting and context needed to improve the situation, says a physician and l...
  • Travelogue: Montreal

    As longing and desperation to escape the confines of all that was quintessentially Calgary increased to a feverous breaking point, I was prompt to press the eject button of my run-away vehicle with fingers crossed that I’d land somewhere that wasn’t a...
  • Calgary kids take on cancer with fundraising

    Kids all over Calgary have their young hearts set on giving up precious summer hours for charity. Instead of kicking back in front of the television or mastering a new video game, hundreds of kids have decided there's a better way to spend their free time...
  • Popular pub comes of age

    The Ship and Anchor pub on 17th Ave. S.W. just had its 18th birthday. The popular watering hole opened at a time when pubs were far less common as an alternative to night clubs and has established itself as a home away from home to many people. It has ...
  • The evolution of the modern TV series

    Driving around late at night there is an ever present glow that emits from the dimmed living rooms of Calgary's neighborhoods. The television is a staple in any household but why do we keep flipping on the ol' boob tube? What draws us in now more than it ...
  • Gas prices drive scooter demand: retailers

    Calgarians are seeking alternative modes of transportation, in part as a result of skyrocketing fuel prices, according to two scooter retailers. Every spring there is an increase in demand for scooters but this year it has been much greater, said Jena Byk...
  • Alberta's current climate crisis

    The last few years have provided Calgary with immensely warm summer days and bitter cold winter nights. This summer alone, Calgarians have experienced everything from plus 30 degree weather to hail and severe thunderstorms the very next day. Can all the...
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