Category Archives: News

Prevention is priority

Security Services busy nabbing criminals on campus

Tisha Raj

writer

Passing by security personnel, one can’t help but notice the static noise coming from their walkie-talkies.

Often seen patrolling campus grounds in pairs, Grant MacEwan University Security Services is committed to sustaining a safe campus environment and improving the quality of life for students, faculty, staff and community members at all four campuses. Continue reading

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Studying at all hours

Eric Silver

writer

As the school year comes to an end, students are scrambling to put finishing touches on projects and do last-minute cramming before finals, with a lot of this activity happening during all hours of the night. Continue reading

Council changes

Megan Sarrazin

news editor

Towards the beginning of fall semester, on Oct. 6 and 7, 2010, students hit the polls to vote in their representatives on Students’ Council, the highest governing body of the Students’ Association at Grant MacEwan University. Continue reading

Out of ordinary resignations

High number of councillors calling it quits in 2010-11 academic year

Danika McDonald

arts editor

This year, a total of six councillors have resigned from their positions on Students’ Council — a large number and one that Nils Holmgren, Students’ Association (SA) President has a hard time speaking to. Continue reading

System gets upgrade

Student portal gets makeover to be more student-friendly

Tisha Raj

writer

On April 4, a new software system called Campus Solutions (PeopleSoft) was launched. Project Phoenix is the brainchild of various individuals from Grant MacEwan University who worked together on the 22-month project implementing a new student information, human resources and financial system. Continue reading

Celebrating art

Nicole Nytchay

writer

Grant MacEwan University’s Students’ Association (SA) has been nominated for the Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts Sustained Support of the Arts award for its ongoing commitment to supporting the arts in Edmonton. Continue reading

Donating made easy

Text messaging makes money for earthquake relief efforts

Kevin Penny

writer

The earthquake disaster in Japan has torn many lives apart, but it has also brought many people together from around the world that are helping their fellow human beings. Continue reading