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Racy editorial gets mixed reviews from campus community

thumb IMG 0052WEBWhen it comes to sex at Mount Royal University, some like it hot, and others really, really do not.

The Reflector is a student-run campus newspaper that, according to its website, strives to be the "independent voice of students at Mount Royal University." This publication, which prints every two weeks, has a print circulation of approximately 10,000 and is available on and off the Mount Royal campus, as well as online.

Long-term volunteers keep Riverside Clothing store afloat

GarryScammell-thmbFifteen 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.

With election looming, Alberta opposition parties focus on health care stats

thumb Henn SmithIt seems most Albertans, through friends or relatives, have heard traumatic stories relating to health care. In some instances, long wait times are the culprit. In other cases, it's a rushed patient discharge that leads to problems.

With an expected provincial election this spring, Albertans face a difficult choice. In whose hands should we put our health?

The Progressive Conservative Party, also referred to as the PCs, attempted to better health care by developing a five-year plan in 2010. The plan included eliminating health regions and appointing a superboard called Alberta Health Services, or AHS.

Support for digital arts needed from public and private sector

angrybirdpigthumbLaurie Gloge started the organization Creative Calgary three years ago with one purpose: to bring creative talent together and put Calgary on the software-development map.