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Lusine Harutyunyan says stories only report on Caucasian demographic

Produced by: James Wilt

It's not often that we think about the media that we ingest.

After all, it's everywhere – from newspapers to our cell phones to television to Twitter – and most of us live lives that are too busy to allow for an abundance of critical thinking.

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Nino Acosta, has traveled over the world filming the style called Bachata to turn it into a film.


Produced by: Olivia Guy-Mccarvll

In September 2012 the film "The Bachata Chronicles" will be released. Nino Acosta — native to the Dominican Republic— and the film's creator, talks about the various topics that will be explored in this film: "I'm talking about the dancers, history itself, the history of dance, the history of several people, who influenced the most in this dance and who created the movement."

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Meghan Melnyk charged with bank robbery

Produced by: Taryn Hajnrych

Former president of the Students' Association of Mount Royal University, Meghan Melnyk, was apprehended on a bank robbery charge on Feb. 29. As of March 1, police said Melnyk was in custody.

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Long-term volunteers keep Riverside Clothing store afloat


Produced by: J Chelsea Barclay

Fifteen years ago, Gary Scammell was one of 200 people laid off by Core Laboratories, a Calgary oil company. He was unable to pay his rent and at age 50, began to live at the Calgary Drop-In Centre.

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