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My night at the rap battle and an innovative grant
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My night at the rap battle and an innovative grant

The Exchange in Regina is packed, the crowd cheering loudly. They’re wearing backwards hats, gold chains and tattoos are everywhere. One rapper is as young as 15 and one of the DJs has grey hair. I was there to write a story, but when I realized there were an uneven number of rap battlers registered,...

Bernier challenges conservatism
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Bernier challenges conservatism

Maxime Bernier, the leader of the new People’s Party of Canada, is trying to rally conservatives unimpressed with the Conservative Party of Canada. “The most important difference between the Conservatives and us is the fact that the Conservatives are tendering to identity politics.” Bernier said in an interview. Jim Farney, University of Regina Politics and...

Muddy waters
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Muddy waters

Cowessess First Nation lifted its boil water advisory, but the residents have had enough of their muddy waters. They still don’t trust the quality of the water and are split on the role the Trudeau government played in removing the advisory. “Pathetic sometimes,” Melvin Delorme, Cowessess resident said “Filled the bathtub up, everything was green,...

First ever Sask music awards happening this weekend
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First ever Sask music awards happening this weekend

Regina-born artist Jessica Burnett, known as the artist LOA, has been nominated in the first ever Saskatchewan Music Awards for Electronic Artist of the Year. “Music to me is literally my life,” LOA said. “I can’t think of a time since I was about three that I wasn’t involved . . . I was just...

Recent crime worries Hillsdale residents
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Recent crime worries Hillsdale residents

Police were called to the 1600 block of low-traffic Cowan Crescent last week in south Regina for an attempted robbery with a gun, an incident that scared the neighbourhood. “I feel unsafe, I’m terrified,” said Richie, a Cowan Crescent resident, who declined to provide her last name. “Whoever did it they should also be thinking...

Regina gamers win big in London
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Regina gamers win big in London

Regina’s Mathew Fiorante and his older brother, Chris Fiorante, have bigger bank accounts after winning a video game tournament in London. Their team, TOX Gaming, won $60,000 USD. “Like all my other winnings, just straight to the bank,” said Mat, when asked what he would do with the money. “That’s pretty much what I do,...