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Enthusiasm lacking for Students’ Union elections
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Enthusiasm lacking for Students’ Union elections

University of Regina students are voting in another election and despite such an important event, there seems to be a lack of buzz around campus. The general consensus among nine students interviewed is that they didn’t know the students’ union elections were happening March 18-19. They didn’t know where to vote or they just weren’t...

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...

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22-year-old entrepreneur brings sparkle to Regina

A young entrepreneur is taking advantage of a must-have fashion trend: sparkly jewelry. At just 22-years-old, Jasmine Gemmell has not only opened a store for her jewelry business, Bellezza Moda, but is also distributing her products across Western Canada. She offers piercings and eyelash extensions along with products like earrings, necklaces, bracelets and even vintage...

Regina becoming more ‘clothes’ minded as fashion entrepreneurship grows
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Regina becoming more ‘clothes’ minded as fashion entrepreneurship grows

Alicia Morrow’s table is covered with papers; everything from bills, ideas, notes and the next scholarship application. A side table has a number of sweaters, t-shirts and hats all laid out and ready to be picked up. Her self-designed street-wear clothing brand The Comeback Society officially launched near the end of 2018.

Project Heart honours residential school children
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Project Heart honours residential school children

What started out with a small class project turned into a national award-winning program about the legacy of residential schools. Founder of Project of Heart, Sylvia Smith, started the program 13 years ago with her high school class when one student expressed an interest in learning more about what happened at the schools, “I started...

Plays in multiple languages goal of local theatre group
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Plays in multiple languages goal of local theatre group

Regina theatre-goers can further their horizons by watching performances put on by Lexeme Theatre, a company its founder and artistic director, Ayesha Mohsin, calls Regina’s first multilingual theatre group. Mohsin, whose group performs at the University of Regina, says it started when she noticed a demand for multicultural theatre. “We [didn’t] have any performing arts...

Queen City welcomes women’s soccer
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Queen City welcomes women’s soccer

This spring a new women’s soccer franchise will help players bridge the gap between the university and pro-am level. Queen City United is slated to become the second Canadian team and 29th franchise to join the United Women’s Soccer League (UWSL). The team will become part of the national pro-am league and compete in the...