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A long range print exchange

Art from the west coast and prairie coast converge There’s still time to check out the Long Range Exchange exhibition at the Fifth Parallel Art Gallery. The well-received display — featuring more than a dozen student prints from each the University of Regina and University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus — runs until Oct. 30 in the Riddell Centre. In January, the exhibition will be on display at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna, where it will ...

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What Are You Going To Do With That English Degree?!

Not just good for proof-reading friends’ papers! “What are English degrees good for? Do you want to be a teacher? Why didn’t you just go into Education?” This is probably the most common string of questions an English major will incur after telling someone, whether it’s family or a complete stranger, what they’re studying in school. It’s irritating enough when people ask what you want to do when you’re done your degree, but it’s just ...

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Road warriors and those who love them

Tales of struggle and success on the long, hard road by Ed Kapp The travelling musician’s life can be rocky — especially when on the road. They have to cover long distances, fighting the elements — and traffic — to get to gigs on time, and they have to get creative when it comes to finding appropriate places to rest their eyes. And it’s tough to know what to expect when performing at new venues ...

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Grace’s Guide saves lives

Because we have no fucking idea how to be adults Depending on your mood, Aristotle isn’t a very fun read. Insightful? Yes. Entering the year 2016, it becomes questionable as to how advantageous our friendly philosophers can be when it comes to day-to-day life as a young adult in the 21st century. If you’ve wasted as much time on the internet, namely YouTube, as I have, you’ll know who Grace Helbig is. Her new-ish book, ...

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Yves Engler and Canadian empire

Check him out on Monday by: ed kapp – arts and culture writer As a part of Yves Engler’s cross-country tour to promote and discuss his newest book, Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation, the Vancouver-born author and activist is set to speak at the University of Regina on Monday. Before his appearance — slated for 3:30 pm in Classroom Building room 312 — the 36 year-old spoke from Montreal about his ...

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Dining on a student’s budget

As it turns out, it is possible! As our A&C editor said in his pitch this week, we all want somewhere to hit up once our student loans come in. It’s definitely not a necessity, but rather a luxury to be able to afford nights out when you’re going to university. However, there is a silver lining – the fact that some restaurants recognize the struggles of us millennials. There are some restaurants in Regina ...

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Saskatoon’s Close Talker are coming to Regina

Check them out at the Owl! URSU has teamed up with the CBC to host their Canadian Concert Series at the Owl this fall. Shows will be introduced by a CBC personality and will feature an all-Canadian line-up. The series kicks off Thursday, Sept. 24 with a performance by Saskatoon’s Close Talker and openers Yes We Mystic. I spoke with Close Talker members Matthew Kopperud, Chris Morien, and Will Quiring via telephone, just as they stepped ...

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Local Band Feature – Port Noise

Local rockers will fix everything Local Regina band, Port Noise, have been rocking the city’s live scene since 2008. Members Angus Livingstone (vocals/bass), Andrew Strilchuk (vocals/guitar), Andrew Brandt (vocals/lead guitar), and Chris Johnston (drums), describe their music as hard rock/alternative, but don’t feel it fits into one specific genre. “We like to think we have our own sound,” says Johnston. Their sound is loosely influenced by each of their favourite bands, even though they can’t ...

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