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Future majority speaks today
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Future majority speaks today

With Canadians headed to the polls Monday, young adults around the University of Regina were eager to voice their opinions. For students around the University, a range of issues were brought up during interviews at an on-campus polling station. “For me, climate change, high tuition and the challenge of finding a job out of university...

Community concerned over vehicle break-ins
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Community concerned over vehicle break-ins

Thieves hit the streets of Regina in numbers over the weekend. “Between September 20-23 we had 14 thefts of auto and 43 thefts from auto,” said Elizabeth Popowich, a Regina Police Spokesperson. “Those numbers reflect a busy weekend, but are not surprising as we have seen theft rising over the years.” Trevor LaFramboise, a third-year...

U of R executive salaries increase as tuition rises
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U of R executive salaries increase as tuition rises

Tuition keeps rising at the University of Regina – but so do the University Executive Team’s salaries. Over the past two years, tuition has risen by 2.8 per cent each year, programs such as the wrestling teams and the men’s volleyball team have been cut, and the University’s Faculty Association nearly went on strike in...

URSU and U of R leadership to tackle student questions
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URSU and U of R leadership to tackle student questions

URSU’s Town Hall is fast-approaching. Despite not being listed on the Facebook event page, Cheryl Sweet, the Presidents’ Office receptionist, confirmed that President Vianne Timmons and Provost Thomas Chase will be attending the event. Carillon Editor-in-Chief John Loeppky said this is a step up from last year’s Town Hall, which “…was more about what URSU...

Decolonizing through skateboards: One Regina man’s idea is expanding across borders
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Decolonizing through skateboards: One Regina man’s idea is expanding across borders

A Regina artist and student is using skateboard design to spark conversations about Canada’s dark past. Michael Langan started the Regina-based company Colonialism Skateboards in 2015. It was a way to educate people on Canada’s history with Indigenous peoples, including residential schools and people needing passes to leave reserves, in hopes to educate about decolonization....

“Fake News” flaking out in Saskatchewan
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“Fake News” flaking out in Saskatchewan

The term “fake news,” popularized by current U.S. president Donald Trump, gets thrown around a lot. But what is it? And perhaps more importantly, how can it be avoided? “So there’s a kind of reasonable consensus among people who do psychological research on the topic,” said Gordon Pennycook, an assistant professor in behavioral science at...

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...