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Buttonmashing with Butterfield 3

by Ethan Butterfield – Contributor Hey everyone! This week I’m reviewing Call of Duty: Black Ops 3… because why not? Sure, every other reviewer is doing it, so why not be like one of the mindless drones and throw my hat into the ring. I have to say though, despite harsh criticism from the gaming community about how Call of Duty is the same game every year, this game pulled it off. It made everyone’s ...

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People and places

Journalist and Australian ex-pat, Emma Graney Australian-born Leader-Post journalist Emma Graney caught up with the Carillon to talk about her life and career in the media.   If someone told you when you were growing up in Australia that you’d someday be working as a journalist in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, would you have believed them? (Laughs) Mate, I’d never heard of Saskatchewan when I was young. I did want to be a journalist as far ...

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Arts & Culture Roundtable: BOOKS

Roundtable the second Author: Jael Bartnik, Michelle Jones, John Loepkky, Taylor MacPherson This week’s Arts and Culture Roundtable is focused on books, new and old. We love books and I know that some of you do, too.   What is your favourite book of 2015?   JB: Consentuality: Navigating Feminism, Gender, and Boundaries Towards Loving Relationships by Helen Wildfell. Considering Valentine’s Day is coming up, the book talks about ways to form healthy relationships while ...

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Like wrangling cats

LEAN: The Musical takes on audit culture head-on There are a lot of different ways to get a point across. One of those ways, offers University of Regina student Krystal Lewis, is through the art of theatre. With that in mind, Lewis and her team are in the final stages of preparing LEAN: The Musical for audiences, March 20-22 at the Shoebox Theatre in the Riddell Centre. The target of LEAN: The Musical, which was ...

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Buttonmashing with Butterfield: Mad Max

Mad Max: the game: the review Author: Ethan Butterfield – Contributor With the Oscars on the way and Mad Max: Fury Road heading into the nominations with a head of steam, it seems only appropriate to review the new Mad Max video game. So, yes, Mad Max, the tragic story of a lone ranger wandering the wasteland in search of something that he may never find… a reason to go on. I must say, as ...

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People & places: Erin Weir, MP

Erin Weir, MP’s first Carillon interview In the midst of his first session in the House of Commons, Regina Lewvan MP Erin Weir caught up with the Carillon to talk about life in politics.   The profession of politics – and being a politician – has a negative connotation with a lot of people. Why do you think that is? That’s a very good question. I think there have been many examples of politicians or ...

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Buttonmashing with Butterfield

Star Wars: Battlefront: the review Author: Ethan Butterfield – Contributor I’m doing a Star Wars review one way or another! Ahem…I mean, hey everyone! Well, while the new Star Wars movie is out breaking records, I’m going to be talking about a game that broke my sense of wonder in half and proceeded to grind it into dust with the heel of its boot. I speak of none other than Star Wars: Battlefront. (Available for ...

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With the Birds

Not for the birds Only two members of With the Birds currently attend the University of Regina, but the band is most definitely a product of the school. Or a product of the U of R’s international business program, more specifically. “The lead guitarist (Dan Pearson) and I met in an economics class at the University. We did a couple projects together, talked about music, and found out we both played the guitar, so we ...

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Treasure hunting with Ethan

by Ethan Butterfield A tale of gold and globes As you may have noticed, the Golden Globes came around for a bit. Yep, they showed up in our living rooms, drank all the booze, ate all of the food, and now it waits for its cooler friend to swing around (The Oscars, I mean). The Golden Globes may not be number one, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t significant. So, just as I did last ...

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