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Nickels and dimes

As tuition goes up, the reasons for it become blurry by John Cameron, Editor-In-Chief For students at the University of Regina, the costs just keep rising. After the provincial tuition freeze lapsed in 2009, students saw an average increase of approximately three per cent on their fees; this year, the increase is closer to five. As well, fees for international students will actually go from 2.6 times the domestic tuition rate to three times the ...

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The breast fundraiser event yet

  CIBC’s Run for the Cure date is fast approaching by Cheyenne Geysen, Op-Ed Editor Residents of Regina and surrounding communities are warming up to show their support of breast cancer awareness, education, and prevention. The 19th annual CIBC Run For The Cure is slated for Sunday, October 3. It is one of the largest single-day volunteer-run fundraisers in support of breast cancer awareness in the country. Participants collect pledges toward the Canadian Breast Cancer ...

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3rd Annual Tipi Competition

Lessons learned outside of the classroom   by Kim Elaschuk, News Editor   On Friday, Sept. 24 students at the University of Regina were given 20 minutes to build a home. It was all part of the third annual tipi raising competition, held on the campus green. The competition, put on by the Aboriginal centre, aims to expose the student body to a lost aboriginal art.   “It’s part of our culture. Let’s learn; let’s ...

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“Just watch me”

On the 10th anniversary of Pierre Trudeau’s death, fascination and contempt for the man is still kicking by Lauren Golosky, contributor A prime minister admired and adored as greatly as he was despised, Pierre Elliot Trudeau left an undeniable impact on Canada as recognizable now as ever. This last Tuesday marked a decade since the controversial political legend succumbed to prostate cancer on Sept. 28, 2000. Trudeau was first elected prime minister in 1968, emerging ...

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Justin takes it easy

Trudeau’s eldest son gets intimate at the Owl by Kent E. Peterson, Business Manager As part of a cross-country tour, Justin Trudeau, the Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Papineau, Que., was in Saskatchewan Tuesday, Sept. 28, and visited both of the province’s universities. “One of the things we’ve been tasked to do by our leader, Michael Ignatieff, is to get out of the Ottawa bubble and to start connecting with people across ...

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