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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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The worst places to eat on campus

The gross reality of campus eating Who likes to eat on campus at the University of Regina? Not me! Why? Because most of the food offered is rank and unhealthy. With that said, I give you the worst places to eat on campus. Enjoy! BYOB: If you enjoy building your own fattening, greasy burger with salty fries on the side, then this is the place for you. I, on the other hand, think this place ...

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People and places: Ryan Meili

Physician, author, and activist Ryan Meili, a Saskatoon-based physician who penned A Healthy Society: How a Focus on Health Can Revive Canadian Democracy, recently caught up with the Carillon to talk about his life in medicine.   Who is Ryan Meili? Ryan Meili is just some guy. That’s a strange question (laughs). I’m a person who’s interested in health and social justice. That’s who Ryan Meili is.   From my perspective, it seems like everything ...

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A&C roundtable

by Kristian Ferguson, Hannah Grover, Destiny Kaus, Matt Wincherauk Four staff enter, I guess four leave but better informed of one another’s tastes Welcome to the first Arts and Culture roundtable of my tenure here as A&C Editor. It’s minus one billion degrees outside, so it’s movie season inside. Here’s our Oscar-tastic first roundtable of the New Year. -JK   Which movie should win best picture at the Academy Awards?   KF: Mad Max: Fury ...

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Amber Phelps Bondaroff

Meet downtown’s new artist-in-residence Artists-in-residences have different responsibilities, depending on their home institution. The degree of impact the position offers is also dependent on the institution they call home. But suffice to say, Amber Phelps Bondaroff’s new artist-in-residence post with the Regina Downtown Business Improvement District carries a lot of weight. “Over the next three months, I’m developing a number of what we’re calling pilot projects – smaller initiatives that will occur in the downtown ...

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