The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.


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Ishmael N. Daro has 105 articles published.

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The culture wars in Canada


Canada has long avoided the sort of polarized right-versus-left debate that is so common south of the border. However, a conservative news channel modelled on Fox News could change that.

File sharing on campus


Although Campus Safety does not respond directly to copyright holders, it is in the university's interest to stop illegal file sharing on its network when it occurs. In 2009, they had to send over 100 notices to students to stop their file sharing activities.

Print your own textbooks


The University of Saskatchewan is in the midst of adopting an open access publishing policy, which could see students using free textbooks available online or printing those same texts for less than $25 at the U of S Bookstore.

U of S students ready to brawl in MMA event


The fastest growing sport in the world, mixed martial arts, is coming to Saskatoon again when Alpha Fight XC is showcased at TCU Place on March 13. MMA fever has now attracted two University of Saskatchewan students who will make the transition from the classroom to the ring.

Anthem hysteria


When Stanley Weir wrote his patriotic poem in 1908, it started as such: “O Canada! Our home and native land! True patriot love thou dost in us command.” Over the last hundred years, however, there have been numerous tweaks to the language, leaving us with “sons.” It's time we revert to the original gender-neutral version.

Asper steps down as Canwest CEO


Leonard Asper has resigned as head of Canwest Global Communications Corp., the media empire that owns Global television stations, the National Post and 13 daily newspapers including the Saskatoon StarPhoenix.

Chatroulette: full of wieners


For about two months, talking to strangers has been all the rage. The reason for this is the meteoric rise of Chatroulette, the Internet's latest chat site. It matches you up with random strangers around the world. Users can communicate via webcam and microphone or simply through text, although without a camera you're likely to get “nexted.”

Obama the compromiser


Swept into power by an American public hungry for inspiration and a change from the disastrous policies of the Bush administration, Obama was doomed to disappoint his followers sooner or later. Indeed, those disappointments started coming fast and frequently.

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