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Annette Bening does Chekov, Melissa McCarthy goes back to college and DOXA offers up another gem
Or you could catch a colorful and bloody revenge thriller and a cryptic Alberta gothic
May 10th, 2018
Tom Hanks as a hero pilot, Robinson Crusoe mangled in animation and Hieronimus Bosch’s fantastic art up close
Also a scholarly-scandalous hybrid at The Academy of the Muses
Sep 8th, 2016
Suicide Squad for comic book fans and four other movies for more thoughtful viewers
In those four others you get young love, a remarkable story about autism, women in India pondering their rights and Werner Herzog pondering the internet
Aug 4th, 2016
Fossil fuel divestment movement grows across post-secondary schools
Students and faculty increasing the pressure for post-secondary institutions to divest.
Dec 15th, 2014
Foxcatcher, award ready; Horrible Bosses 2, no prize; and fun with race issues in Dear White People
Steve Carell as you've never seen him before. Also a stroll through Chinatown and nutty antics in Dog River, Sask.
Nov 28th, 2014
Tips for college and university success from a career student
Sep 9th, 2011
BC NDP's Adrian Dix blends fairness and eco-consciousness with desire to become premier
Adrian Dix, the popular MLA for Vancouver-Kingsway, strode briskly into his office, stopped to talk with staff, and sat down at the table for a talk. He flung one leg over the other and...
Jun 30th, 2011
On being “Too Asian?”
We mustn’t paint the Asian community with too broad of a brush. But this Chinese-Canadian knows too many Asians who wouldn’t make attractive undergraduates.
Nov 28th, 2010