Engineering a better hockey stick
There’s a new player when it comes to hockey equipment.
Debating shouldn’t be a personal attack
Intellectual debates are something to be cherished. They should be engaged in actively, especially in a university setting.
Copyright infringement no worry for students
A recent court decision in the case involving corporations TekSavvy and Voltage Pictures is working towards shutting down copyright trolling in Canada and protecting alleged infringers from exploitation.
Refugee law reform begins with grassroots efforts
Alex Neve, secretary general of Amnesty International Canada, has been instrumental in exposing Canada’s human rights issues — especially his subjects of passion: refugee and immigrant law.
Levant deserves our respect despite his political views
By his own admission, the Sun News contributor and popular conservative pundit enjoys provoking people - something the Canadian University Press delegates quickly learned at their annual national conference in January.
Gov’t hopes to double international students
On Jan. 15, the Conservative Party of Canada announced a strategy to double the amount of researchers and students coming from abroad. The program centers around $5 million per year in funding primarily going toward branding and marketing.
Student unions strive for environmental responsibility
The University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union joined the ranks of environmentally conscious student unions across the country on Jan. 23 when its newest building received a prestigious ranking.
Rdio service will make you sing a new tune
Netflix has changed the way we watch video content to the point that video rental stores are now practically non-existent. What Netflix did for movies and television, audio-streaming website Rdio might do for music: make it more accessible and inexpensive to consume.
Infusing food with beer for fun new flavours
In the past, fine food was often paired with fine wine. In recent years, though, beer has taken over the liquor market and has become a sophisticated beverage to cook with.
Braids look inward for inspiration
In a windowless one-car garage-turned-studio in Outremont, Montreal-based Braids crafted their most introspective and reflective material to date.
Pass system mentality harmful to Aboriginals
In the early days of the treaties, there was the pass system. While the pass system is long gone, the ideas behind it still remain a part of government policy. This needs to change.
The political economy of consumerism in Sask
In recent years, there has been an influx in the number of locally-owned businesses opening up in Saskatchewan. Although bigger retailers such as Marshalls and Target are opening up stores, some believe that the culture of shopping is changing overall.
New Swedish rating system challenges sexism in films
Art-house cinemas across Sweden are breaking moulds and challenging the typical film rating standards by implementing a system that determines whether a film is considered sexist or not and, unfortunately, not many of our beloved Hollywood blockbusters are passing the test.