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A guide to getting free stuff during Welcome Week


What's better than going back to school? Getting free stuff for going back to school. During the University of Saskatchewan Students' Union Welcome Week from Sept. 8 to 10, students have many opportunities to pick up swag. This guide will make sure you're in the right place at the right time to get those freebies.

Saskatoon Transit expands service


Big changes are coming to the Saskatoon Transit system starting Sept. 5. Seven new routes on the east side and north end will be added and the bus bays downtown will be re-arranged to accommodate the new routes.

3D TV in real time


Reality fractures for a moment when I realize I'm looking at myself in 3D on television. Tucked away in the basement of the Education Building, Panasonic demonstrates their latest 3D technology by pointing a prototype of one of the first ever hand-held 3D cameras at the small crowd and hooking it up to a 3D ready plasma TV screen. We each take turns trying on the active shutter glasses to look at ourselves in 3D.

Is organic food better for you?


Organic producers say their food tastes better, is more nutritious, and is better for the environment. But in an effort to be wary of salespeople's pitches, I decided to get to the roots of claims about organic foods.

College Quarter master plan takes shape


Communal meeting spaces, commercial shop-lined streets, a place for the proposed performing arts centre and a kilometre-long, tree-lined pedestrian and bike-friendly walkway are some of the prospective additions to the College Quarter.

Writing a play in 24 hours


The Saskatchewan Playwrights' Centre hosted their annual 24-hour playwriting competition in Saskatoon this year. Although I've never written a play before, I decided to sign up, and kept track of the adventure by the hour.

Small town Saskatchewan immortalized in a series of YouTube videos


As the editor of a newspaper, I get a lot of press releases. My mouse was hovering over the “delete” button of one such press release when this sentence caught my eye: “Now, I appreciate that The Sheaf doesn't deal with frivolities and trivialities, nor does it ordinarily engage in the crass promotion of what is obviously a commercial website..."

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