August 18, 2014
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Faculty of Law proposes tuition increase

Dean of Law Paul Paton has proposed a tuition increase to the Alberta government which, if approved, would be effective starting 2015–16.


Students’ Council — Aug. 19

Paul Paton, recently appointed Dean of Law, presented his proposal for an increased market modifier to be implemented in 2015–16. He also outlined his vision for the faculty and how he plans to increase revenue to achieve that vision.


The Phoenix removed from campus

KELOWNA (CUP) — The University of British Columbia Okanagan’s 25-year-old campus newspaper is being removed from campus.


Mental health a concern for CASA

OTTAWA (CUP) — Prompted by the prevalence of mental health-related issues on campuses, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) released a new report detailing the role of the federal government in treating young adults with mental illnesses.


Fringe show weighs in on fat jokes and discrimination

For more than six million Canadians living with obesity, information about the issue typically comes in the form of lectures, group sessions or dietitian visits. But Dr. Arya Sharma is trying to educate about obesity through an unconventional manner: the Fringe stage.


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#fitspo: How social media shapes fitness culture

The girl in the before and after photo is beautiful — both before and after her drastic 130-pound weight loss.


arts & culture

Social Intercourse: August 18, 2014

A look at what’s happening this August in Edmonton


Remembering the great Robin Williams

Robin Williams wasn’t simply a comedian or dramatic actor, he was an entertainer in every sense of the word, and it is precisely because of his uniqueness that we find ourselves in profound sorrow to learn of the death of a person who brought the world so much cheer.


Album Review: Buddy — Last call For The Quiet Life

In the seven years since their debut, the members of Buddy have been busy in the studio, hardly living quiet lives.


Dat App: Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

The latest guilty pleasure on your smartphone


Film Review: Boyhood

Boyhood a not-so-average walk through the life of an average family.


opinion

Letter to the Editor: Don’t turn a blind eye to Hamas terrorism

The Israel-Palestine conflict invokes sharp and passionate responses from everyone—scholars, religious leaders, and politicians and average citizens. Sadly, many in the West choose to be ever so selective in the facts they relay, and the discourse they construct.


Online reviewers need anonymity

The dispute between authors and online book reviewers is escalating: last month, Anne Rice endorsed a petition to remove the anonymity of users on Amazon.com, forcing them to use verified identities when reviewing published materials.


The precarious link between creativity and mental illness

If there’s any silver lining to hereditary mental illness, then it may be that it makes one more likely to be a creative genius along the same spectrum as Vonnegut, van Gogh or even Einstein, a recent continuing study has hinted.


sports

Fantasy Football Draft Kit: Wide Receivers

17 days. That’s how long until the NFL season kicks off. The Gateway’s got you covered this draft season. Here’s some advice regarding wide receivers.


Fantasy Football Draft Kit: Running backs

18 days. That’s how long until the NFL season kicks off. The Gateway’s got you covered this draft season. Here’s some advice regarding running backs.


Former Oiler Pisani joins Golden Bears as assistant coach

Former Edmonton Oilers forward Fernando Pisani will be joining the University of Alberta Golden Bears hockey team’s coaching staff for the 2014–15 season.


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Liquid Energy: Rockstar Review

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After many years of standing near the top of the market, Rockstar has developed various flavours to complement its original energy drink. In spite of these, it’s time to revisit the classic to determine whether it still stands up against its more eclectic brethren.

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Liquid Energy: Rockstar Review

08/27/2014

After many years of standing near the top of the market, Rockstar has developed various flavours to complement its original energy drink. In spite of these, it’s time to revisit the classic to determine whether it still stands up against its more eclectic brethren.