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Here’s how women can participate in Movember
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Here’s how women can participate in Movember

Ashley Ruecker is unable to grow a moustache, but that hasn’t stopped her from participating in Movember. “I started over eight years ago at my first salon,” said Ruecker, a hairstylist at Salon Haze in Regina. “I had a client that was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He just kind of reached out to me while...

Canadian-Indian artist Tesher jumps onto map with new remix
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Canadian-Indian artist Tesher jumps onto map with new remix

From the comfort of his bedroom in downtown Toronto, Tesher created a musical mashup that went viral.  Tesher, also known as Hitesh Sharma, recalled how music regularly played in the his family’s household while growing up in Regina. “My parents wanted to instill the east Indian culture,” said Tesher. “Part of that is being in...

Everyday Kitchen gives back to the community despite global pandemic
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Everyday Kitchen gives back to the community despite global pandemic

Many people know Everyday Kitchen for its sourdough doughnuts, but for Lulu’s Lodge, the coffee bar is known for its charity work. Everyday Kitchen, located south of Value Village on Hamilton Street, started supporting local charities in March after seeing the fear and uncertainty COVID-19 caused in the community. Its latest partner was Lulu’s Lodge,...

Mourning in times of COVID-19
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Mourning in times of COVID-19

“It’s time to come home.” I waited for those words from my sister for days. Actually, for years, since the doctors first diagnosed my father with dementia in 2015. When my sister called me from Germany on March 20, I was in the middle of my first University of Regina online class. The U of...

Faith and social distancing: how religious communities adapt in a pandemic
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Faith and social distancing: how religious communities adapt in a pandemic

While some might find it tough to find their sense of community during a government-mandated lockdown, people of faith are finding ways to innovate and stay connected. Strasbourg Alliance Church is one such community. Located in Strasbourg, a town 90 kilometres northwest of Regina with a population of 750, they started hosting drive-in services on...

Pandemic taking away full experience of pregnancy
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Pandemic taking away full experience of pregnancy

While covid-19 has made its way into Saskatchewan and the world is pausing, unfortunately life itself does not stop. Pregnancies have been affected for women around the world and birth plans have been changed for the safety of women and their newborn babies. Kaylee Delorme is due July 6 but is scheduled to be induced...

Breaking the stigma. Period.
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Breaking the stigma. Period.

The Champions of Change club is looking to make a difference in the lives of women – and everyone who menstruates – at the University of Regina. “I think it’s really important that women feel safe and included,” said the Champions of Change event coordinator, Mira Cappello, 19. “I think more people than we think...