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Calgary illustrator Fiona Staples behind Archie's new look

Calgary illustrator Fiona Staples did not get a lot of detailed instruction when it came to redesigning America’s favourite teenager, Archie Andrews.

The publisher just wanted the new Archie to be cute. 1,006 more words


Some students to save thousands on tuition as Alberta NDP foots bill for market modifiers

Alberta students and university administrators applauded a $40-million boost to post-secondary spending Wednesday, as the NDP government detailed its financial plans.

Bill 3, an interim supply bill, will give health, post-secondary, human services and education an extra boost before the new budget is released in the fall, bringing a total of… 508 more words


Rhys Farrell - An Investment into a Young Artist

Opening this week is “Optic”, new works by ACAD student, Rhys Farrell. His precise, visually playful works have taken over the main gallery space. The mood is ebullient here with his irregularly shaped works bubbling along the walls.   82 more words

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A tale of two cities . . .

I had to visit Edmonton for the last couple days. While I was getting ready to return, I noticed and picked up one of the local free newspapers – the Edmonton Metro. 2,333 more words


Yarn-bombed house in Sunnyside

I know that I have been somewhat negligent about posting new stories on this blog, since March. It has certainly not been for lack of ideas of things to write about. 981 more words

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University of Calgary honours Brentwood victims with ceremony, festival

CALGARY-  The University of Calgary has been planning for months to celebrate and commemorate April 15: It’s the last day of classes before exams and the 56-year-old Bermuda Shorts Day tradition. 397 more words


Pi Day Exhibition at John Snow House

There are very few constants in the world today. One of them is pure math.

Today marks the once a century Pi Day.

Notwithstanding the conventions of dating protocol, starting with the largest number and working progressively smaller, Pi Day is a bit of an anomaly. 1,235 more words