Edmonton will be its own Banksy

Edmonton will be its own Banksy

Public space falls into one of two categories in a capitalist society: advertisement or selling. Graffiti contests that ownership.   The illegal artwork can fulfill a unique purpose: providing marginalized persons and views a venue for expressing their ideas or art in a place where they will be heard.   In times of social friction, […]

  Due to popular demand, Halloween is not cancelled! Mehnaz Abdulrahman There are still orange leaves on the ground, an intense breeze and that random black cat you see strolling around your neighbourhood – all of this right in time for the Halloween season. But one thing that’s changing this year is how we are […]

  Online Class Disaster By Andrew Smith University is back, but with more than the usual share of technical difficulties as online classes seem to be plagued by technical issues and avoidable confusion. Students are paying thousands of dollars to continue their degrees amongst a pandemic – but what are they getting out of it? […]

A night at the drive-in: The new normal for the live music scene By Katrina Turchin It was a late September evening in downtown Edmonton. The sky turned shades of pink and purple as the sun began to set behind the Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre, and the parking lot was filling as truck beds […]

  A COVID summer: cooking up change   by Katie Hooge Normally, summer brings about the much anticipated “patio-season” for Edmonton’s vibrant downtown. The area features an array of restaurants and bars that are usually bustling with people on warm summer days. Whether it is a delicious meal, an ice-cold drink, or a tasty treat […]

“Outerwear is key”: The guide to being fashionable in the Fall By Mehnaz Abdulrahman Cold is one way many Edmontonians describe their city. Fall is when the cold gets colder. To transition, people tend to start shopping for clothes once they see what is in for this season. But, understandably, not everyone can make that […]

How students with disabilities navigate online courses By: Kianni Reynolds-Lewis The fall semester has begun, and students are settling into their new classes. But rather than sitting in a classroom, many are sitting at computer screens. As universities across the city are taking coronavirus prevention precautions, with many opting for fully or partially online classes, […]

The end of CERB and its impact on local residents CERB is ending soon and many people will be left with difficult decisions moving forward. By: Corbin Stewart   For many Edmontonians this fall, uncertainty is in the air. The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder, and COVID-19 is still raging on. […]

Local craft beer for this summer

Recently, Edmonton was flooded with beer. The Edmonton Craft Beer festival at the Edmonton Expo Centre was full of thirsty Albertans looking to sample some of the province’s tastiest brews. With live music, food and local vendors, there was a beer for everyone. With gluten free and non-alcoholic options also available, it was a very […]

Shane Fennessey, Edmonton’s media dark horse

When you graduate high school, rarely do you know the exact route that you plan on taking. I experienced this first hands Most people just follow the crowd’s advice and enrol in some version of a liberal arts program. For me it was political science, and for the first couple years of school I went […]