Downtown arena discussion the beginning of the future

With a new city council soon to take office, the possibility of a new downtown arena in Saskatoon will likely become a louder conversation. While this may seem like a benign subject, it is actually the start of a very logical, yet exciting, fantasy.

Putting an end to the drunk driving epidemic

Saskatchewan has been, and still is, victim to a preventable epidemic. Impaired driving has spread from teenagers to adults, small towns to big cities, and it must be stopped.

Trigger warnings suffer from bad publicity

Freedom of expression is a much-debated topic on university campuses. Continually we’re forced to ask, “Where do we draw the line between protecting students’ safety and protecting students’ right to free academic discussion?”

Stop the Sask Party, save Sasktel

When it comes to cell phone service, you usually get what you pay for. When it comes to the most recent provincial election, the people are getting what they voted for and now we’re all paying the consequences.

A day in the life of a student-parent

One thing you can be sure of is that student-parents are hardworking, committed and truly gifted at time management, but they do need encouragement.
Dan Smolinski, manager, Louis’

What do you wish you had known in your first year?

With a new year on the horizon, scores of new students will be flooding the halls of the University of Saskatchewan in their ongoing pursuit of higher education. Starting university is stressful enough and we at the Sheaf wanted to help out however we could.

When your professor can’t teach: A Sheaf survival guide

University of Saskatchewan students have all had — or will eventually have — a professor that is poor at teaching. Despite this roadblock that hinders the learning process, there are ways for students to utilize alternative measures in the pursuit of educational success.

Time for a tunnel to the Education Building

Every December, hundreds if not thousands of students make their way to their exams in the Education Building and anyone who has made this trek can speak to the brutality of braving the elements. So riddle me this: why is there no tunnel that connects the Education Building with the rest of the tunnel systems on campus?

Throwing the book at textbooks

Everyday, University of Saskatchewan students leave the comfort of their homes and expose themselves to the dangers of the world, just to go to the textbook store to spend their money on exorbitantly high-priced ink paper. However, it doesn’t need to be this way.