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Team America: Syria Police?

Article: Aidan McNab – Contributor It appears that President Barack Obama has heard, and will heed, the will of the people. Diplomacy is the new route Washington will take. After beating the war drums for the last few weeks, Bashar al-Assad will be given the opportunity to hand over his chemical weapons arsenal to the international community and avoid American military strikes. The war in Syria has been raging for over two years and nearly ...

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A Letter from the Editor

In the last issue of the Carillon, which hit stands on the 12th, we ran a now controversial article entitled “This September, vote no to CUPE.” Ahh, the dirty socialist rag that is the Carillon has finally cast behind its red roots and published this, as one denouncer on Twitter bemoaned “union bashing…typical rhetoric.” We didn’t even peel any stickers off any hard hats. The Internet response was phenomenal: the article is the most viewed ...

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The Great Debates – P3 referendum

Participants: Sonia Stanger [PRO] and Sean Wilson [CONTRA] [poll id=”9″] PRO Sonia Stanger – Contributor On Sep 25, the citizens of Regina will head to the polls to decide whether they want to keep public control of a new wastewater treatment plant. I would encourage each and every student at the University of Regina to vote Yes. In February, city council voted to proceed with a P3 – that is, public-private partnership – model, wherein ...

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The Carillon apologizes (no, really)

Student newspaper’s insensitivity reaches new lows In our Sep. 5-11 issue, we ran a humour piece which, in no uncertain terms, compared Regina mayor Michael Fougere unfavourably to Frankenstein’s Monster. Shortly after the issue ran, we received an email from the distraught subject of what we felt was a lighthearted parody. “To whom it may concern,” the email began, “I’m sure the photo in your humour section was meant to be a joke, and in ...

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There damn well better be a full moon opening night!

So Saskatchewan’s last film under the doomed Saskatchewan Film Employment Tax Credit looks like it will be the horror-comedy WolfCop. For those who haven’t heard about the film, WolfCop will be a touching story of an alcoholic cop named Lou Garou (get it?) and his quest to become a better man, despite the fact he turns into werewolf, an ability granted to him via some churlish witchcraft performed by some masked ornery yokels in the ...

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