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Low voter turnout in URSU’s General Election this year
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Low voter turnout in URSU’s General Election this year

The University of Regina Student’s Union held its 2021 General Election this past week. Like every other election worldwide, the pandemic has moved the campaign process online. While some people are missing the face-to-face interaction with candidates, others prefer the online strategy. “I liked the online campaigning,” said Destiny Brown, a third-year Secondary Education student....

Carmichael receives Business Student support
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Carmichael receives Business Student support

Rather than living in a tent for five days during a chilly Saskatchewan spring, the University of Regina Hill Business Students Society is trying something new in its annual fundraiser for Carmichael Outreach. This year’s iteration is being called “Project Live for 5” and will consist of a two-hour nightly livestream on Facebook from 7-9...

University of Regina bubble a big win for WHL teams
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University of Regina bubble a big win for WHL teams

The Regina Pats endured 366 days of the “craziest offseason,” including a move to on-campus living, before returning to the ice for a meaningful hockey game. 🏒 The boys are headed to the bus. Next stop, the centre of #HubCity – the @BrandtCentre! pic.twitter.com/6MepBwcoHN — Regina Pats (@WHLPats) March 5, 2021 “It is extremely exciting,...

U of R students still adapting to online learning
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U of R students still adapting to online learning

It’s been nearly a year since the initial lockdown in Saskatchewan due to COVID-19. A lot has changed since then and some University of Regina students’ views regarding online learning are no exception. “It’s getting a lot easier because I’m getting more used to the online schooling part,” said Faith, a second-year social work student...

Fall/Winter issue of Degrees hot off the press
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Fall/Winter issue of Degrees hot off the press

By: Kayla Guerrette Greg Campbell has been the editor of Degrees magazine since 2003 and, with the Fall/Winter issue available now online, feels fortunate to have been able to share the stories of people like Max Schmeiser.  This issue is filled with engaging stories of interesting alumni and people associated with the University of Regina,...

Free period products being dispensed on university campus
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Free period products being dispensed on university campus

The University of Regina club Champions of Change has put up 12 free menstrual product dispensers across the campus to combat “period poverty” during the fall semester. “It’s this nice period dispenser that’s actually in the washroom,” said Raiha Shareef, president of Champions of Change. “[It’s] such a big deal because that’s something that you...

University of Regina business students impacting the community
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University of Regina business students impacting the community

Hill JDC West at the University of Regina continues to do great work despite COVID-19. Hill JDC is a team of 56 selected business students and alumni at the University of Regina who compete at a university business competition every year called Jeux du Commerce West (JDC). “Hill JDC and the competition improves communication abilities,...

Commentary: University slow to provide flexible grading options to students
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Commentary: University slow to provide flexible grading options to students

A student-led petition generated 4,500 on-line signatures — roughly one-quarter of the University of Regina’s enrolment — and helped convince the school to implement pass/fail grades for the current, virus-interrupted semester. In the petition she posted March 24 on www.change.org, U of R student Sara Birrell cited the disruption caused by the COVID-19 virus as...