by Riyah Lakhani
In any other environment, Meron Gadda would have been a little girl with a bright future. In a refugee camp in Kenya, she faced one roadblock after another on her way to the future she deserved.
by Kaylen Small
Edmonton’s post-secondary institutions rely on their security services to handle everything from sexual assault to grading disputes, to absent-minded professors locked out of their offices.
by Evan Davits
A quest to rediscover a forgotten First Nations heritage begins with a visit to the elders – who recommend a spiritual journey in the sweat lodge, to cleanse, reconnect, and wake up a sleeping sprit.
by Sahar Saifee
Deadlines, responsibilities and pressures can make life unbearable for many young people away from home for the first time. Dese’rae Stage knows a bit about it, and she wants to help.
by Tamanna Khurana
To many Edmontonians, 118th Avenue is the northern frontier, and the darkness on the edge of town. But behind the cliches of seediness and decay lies the beating heart of a vibrant community.
by Katt Adachi
Forget streaming video; it’s cold and soulless. In a small shop on Whyte Ave., the video-store experience lives on – complete with Hollywood memorabilia, B-movie posters and an owner who loves film.
by Pierre Royal
A police officer’s life is one of almost constant stress and uncertainty. And one of the toughest parts of the job may be leaving the life behind and learning to cope in a world that has suddenly gone quiet.
Index and cover photos by Tamanna Khurana