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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...

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.