What does the Raptors win do for Edmonton?

by Declan Riley Now, finally with the red smoke finally settling, all of Canada is thinking about what is next for the Toronto Raptors? Canada hasn’t seen a team with a championship in the Big Four leagues in the last 25 years. We’ve had playoff runs, and we’ve had championship losses but we haven’t had […]

Eddies confident they can overturn a 3-1 deficit on Wednesday Night

FC Edmonton returned to training this weekend, as they prepare for an important second-leg match in the Canadian Championship against York9 FC. The winner will go on to face Major League Soccer (MLS) side Montreal Impact in a two-leg series. Edmonton was disappointed to have conceded three goals off corner kicks, which is usually an […]

FC Edmonton lose to Valour on home turf

FC Edmonton lost to Valour FC by a 1-0 scoreline in a Sunday morning affair at Clarke Stadium The win by Valour also means they are tied with Edmonton on three points in the race for a spot in the CONCACAF league qualifying. Forge FC currently lead the race with six points. Valour forward Ali […]

Netflix’s Dead to Me

One of Netflix’s newest original series, Dead to Me, debuted on May 3 and it walks a fine line between heart-wrenching drama and laugh-out-loud comedy. Classified as a “dark comedy,” the show focuses on the unlikely friendship between Jen (Christina Applegate), a mother of two still reeling from the death of her husband, and Judy […]

Shades of Color: A Rainbow After The Storm

With Donald Trump running for a second term, #blackfishing and the cancellation of the Edmonton Pride Parade, this year has been difficult to navigate for many minorites, but Shades of Colour provides the support that members of QTBIPOC (Queer, Transgender, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) so desperately need. Shades of Colour via Facebook Earlier on this […]

7 streamable shows to bring out your inner feminist

By Shaela Dansereau Currently available on streaming platforms such as Netflix, Crave, Hulu, and Amazon Prime, these bingeworthy shows are guaranteed to bring out your feminist side. From strong female leads, to tackling controversial topics about women and what it means to be a woman throughout history and in today’s society, these shows will make […]

Summer colours: The Violet Chocolate Company

By Joslyn Hildebrand Each season brings with it a fresh palette of colours and tastes. For Rebecca Grant, creator and owner of Violet Chocolate Company, summer means a new collection of flavours for her unique chocolate bars. Grant introduces us to the pleasant and playful tastes of summer. This includes award winners like the Lemon […]

An early look at UFC 240 in Edmonton

After a disappointing debut card, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will return to Edmonton for UFC 240 on July 27 at Rogers Place. The full fight lineup has not been made official, but there have been a few fights announced, including the main event, which features Canada’s adopted son Max Holloway defending his featherweight belt […]

Royal facelift: Edmonton’s planetarium to be restored

By Joslyn Hildebrand For three decades, the Queen Elizabeth Planetarium has sat unused and abandoned. That is finally about to change as construction is now underway to resurrect that star-studded space. In July of 1959, the Queen came to town. To commemorate the visit of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, a […]

Review: Ma’s Octavia Spencer Polishes A Turd

A mouldy steak is still a mouldy steak even if Octavia Spencer serves it to you; eating the steak is exactly what it feels like to sit through Ma. Tate Turner’s horror movie, Ma, opened Friday and stars Octavia Spencer as Sue Ann, a lonely veterinary assistant who befriends a group of teenagers by buying […]