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  • Little bit of ice on the President’s head? Priceless./Laura Billett
    in: A & C, Featured  | 

    A.L.S. Ice Bucket Challenge Brings on Controversy

    “I participated in the challenge because I have a brother in law with Lou Gherig’s Disease, A.L.S, and I’ve seen the impact on his family. It’s my baby sister, and I am very close to them, so any opportunity to profile A.L.S or raise money is a very personal thing for me.” – Vianne Timmons

  • Internships should not only be for those who can afford them. / Haley Klassen
    in: Featured, News  | 

    The exploitation of labour

    We’re seeing in the Canadian workforce that … employers are increasingly taking advantage of paid positions and turning them into unpaid internships and using interns as a source of free or cheap labour” – Laurin Liu

  • See ya later, university…/Allan Hall
    in: A & C, Featured  | 

    Drop out now

    “Seriously, drop out now. You won’t regret it.” – Destiny Kaus

  • Let’s hope URSU board meetings no longer look like this / Michael Chmielewski
    in: Featured, News  | 

    URSU adopts new accountability policy

    Some elected URSU Board of Directors had awful attendance records, some only showing up to three out of eleven of the bi-weekly meetings. This ground Board meetings to a halt, because the meetings couldn’t achieve their 50 percent plus one quorum.

  • Piggy banks will break!  /Allan Hall
    in: Featured, News  | 

    A breakdown on the cost of being a student

    “For someone who doesn’t have a lot of spare money around and wants a post-secondary education, I could see why they would be less attracted to the university.” – Andrew Maltman

Sports

The U of R needs more of these. / Michael Chmielewski

Hole in none

“I think they could start a golf program because there’s a lot of talent in Saskatchewan. Some [golfers] don’t go to the U.S. to play and some that do, come back because they don’t like it here.” – Daegan Wall

  • Is that Cougar lying dead or ready to pounce? /Haley Klassen

    Predicting upcoming Cougars’ seasons

    “Watch out for Janine Guijt, who made the Canada West All-Rookie team last year, and third year player Charlotte Kot who averaged 10.6 points and 7.9 rebounds per game, at forward.” –Matt Wincherauk

  • The towers tower, the poor can’t be seen in this picture. /Michael Chmielewski

    Seeing sports through a fractured lens

    : “This rivalry ran deeper than simply two teams from the same city. The White Sox are also know as the “South Siders,” with their home, U.S. Cellular Field, located in the infamous South Side. The Cubs, on the other hand, are on the North Side.”

  • Hopefully more of this to come /Arthur Ward

    A chat with Cayman Shutter

    “I would say our team is one of the most exciting football teams to watch, at any level. Every side of the ball has got athletes, and characters, and guys that I love and I would die for.” –Cayman Shutter

Arts & Culture

[Satire] Mark Zuckerbloomin’ Onion shown here in his space fortress of solitude./Kyle Leitch

The Onion in the ointment

“If articles entitled, ‘J.K. Rowling Revealed to be Pseudonym for Newt Gingrich,’ and ‘Obama Not Sure How to Tell Nation This, But He Ran Over Jimmy Carter With Car Last Night,’ aren’t dead giveaways of a wry joke, then I don’t know how to help you.” – Kyle Leitch

  • Little bit of ice on the President’s head? Priceless./Laura Billett

    A.L.S. Ice Bucket Challenge Brings on Controversy

    “I participated in the challenge because I have a brother in law with Lou Gherig’s Disease, A.L.S, and I’ve seen the impact on his family. It’s my baby sister, and I am very close to them, so any opportunity to profile A.L.S or raise money is a very personal thing for me.” – Vianne Timmons

  • Biology? No thanks./Allan Hall

    Useful study tips for students

    “Writing your paper can be a painful experience.” – Neil Middlemiss

  • Time to crash and burn little airplane/Haley Klassen

    Poetry Corner

    “Please check with a crewmember only if you are dying.” – John Loeppky

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Opinions

  • Glorious and murderous/ Kyle Leitch

    Off-Putin

    “As if Putin, who is rumoured to have a vast secret fortune, has the right to accuse anyone of corruption.”

  • His career is buried deeper than these fossils/ Haley Klassen

    Put Rice in the rearview mirror

    “The thing we should do now is just forget about this and put Ray Rice in the rear view mirror, yet we all know that objects in the rear view mirror are always closer than they appear.”

  • To serve and learn at the same time?/ Haley Klassen

    War for Credit

    “High school is already an exercise in authoritarian control in which students are taught what to think rather than how to think.”

  • An eternal blot on Canada’s history/ Haley Klassen

    The Silenced Women

    “An inquiry would possibly take years, and it could get messy, but the pros outweigh the cons.”

  • Trust me, Kyle does see your responses./ Michael Chmielewski

    Rape Culture Exists

    “What if it is not the underlying behaviours that have changed, but only the long-needed recognition of them?”