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A global experience in a small Saskatchewan city
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A global experience in a small Saskatchewan city

Heather Cline enjoyed TED Talks long before she was asked to give one. The local artist felt “excited” and “privileged” to share a topic she’s passionate about with an audience of over 100 people March 21 at TEDxRPLCentralLibrary. TED Talks are short public talks given around the world on specific topics within a given theme. “I was...

Southpaw student shutterbug sees snapshot success
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Southpaw student shutterbug sees snapshot success

Arslan Azeem has developed a clever solution to a problem that affects thousands: an adaptive camera accessory for left-handed photographers and cinematographers. Azeem, a University of Regina student, was born with brachial plexus palsy, a condition that affects the nerves in his right shoulder and arm, leaving it paralyzed. As a photographer, Azeem has difficulty operating...

Journalism school launches introductory class
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Journalism school launches introductory class

For the first time in its 39 years, the University of Regina’s School of Journalism has launched a 100-level introductory class. The School of Journalism, founded in 1980, is a two-year intensive program. To earn a degree, students complete two years of pre-journalism and two years in the School of Journalism following a competitive application...

Road signs bring life to Cowessess
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Road signs bring life to Cowessess

On Cowessess First Nation road signs are a matter of life and death. Malcolm Delorme, a councillor for Cowessess, said the community had often thought about putting up road signs, but it wasn’t until one tragic incident that the project was initiated. “One situation we had last year, or two years ago, the ambulance was...

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Economics students focusing on financial literacy

Even though University of Regina student Taya Triffo is majoring in philosophy, politics and economics, most of her financial literacy comes from her mother. “As I moved out on my own I was forced to dive into the real world and learn those things on my own,” said Triffo. Triffo is participating in a new...