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Winter 101: Winter Fashion | By Jessie Philbert

It may be beyond “sweater weather” and more into the “it’s so cold outside I keep all my body hair for warmth” weather but that doesn’t preclude us from dressing stylishly and sensibly. Remember, the key is layering!   Going out tonight?? Planning an outfit for a night on the town in the dead of winter is a balancing act. On the one hand, you don’t … Continue reading Winter 101: Winter Fashion | By Jessie Philbert

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Winter 101: An Introduction | By Jessie Philbert

Edmonton is cold. “But it’s a dry cold”, I hear myself telling my family back home in Ontario. “It doesn’t go into your bones like the wet cold does.” But the sad truth is, when we are in the deep bowels of winter (which is most of the time), not very many of us are outside embracing the snow, the ice, the non-bone-chilling-but-still-extremely-cold cold. Our … Continue reading Winter 101: An Introduction | By Jessie Philbert

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Wandering in a City of Possibility: A Note from the Incoming Coordinator| By Blue Knox

I’ve heard it said that we are the summary of our experiences. I can honestly say that writing for The Wanderer Online has been one of the most rewarding experiences I have had in University. It has opened doors for me that I had never imagined I held the keys to, it has taught me so much about myself and my communities, it has given … Continue reading Wandering in a City of Possibility: A Note from the Incoming Coordinator| By Blue Knox

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Graceful Gang Rivalry: A Review of Broadway Across Canada’s West Side Story | By Tylar Hamblett

Who knew a deadly rivalry between gangs could be so graceful? This past Tuesday I had the pleasure of attending Broadway Across Canada’s West Side Story right here in Edmonton at the Jubilee Auditorium. What a beautiful performance and a classic piece of theatre. Each actor portrayed their character with much emotion and by the time the curtain closed it felt as if the audience knew each … Continue reading Graceful Gang Rivalry: A Review of Broadway Across Canada’s West Side Story | By Tylar Hamblett

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“The Current of Our Hearts” : Getting to Know Edmonton’s Poet Laureate Mary Pinkoski | By Blue Knox

Arts Visionaries in Edmonton Part VI Arts Visionaries in Edmonton is a mini-series of several interviews which have been conducted with notable leaders in Edmonton’s arts community. By sharing these interviews, and the thoughts and opinions of some of the city’s strongest leaders, The Wanderer hopes to give Edmontonians a better idea of the strength of the arts in our community, and build relationships with … Continue reading “The Current of Our Hearts” : Getting to Know Edmonton’s Poet Laureate Mary Pinkoski | By Blue Knox

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Women in Business Congratulations : A Message From The Mayor | By Don Iveson

Recently The Wanderer Online launched the Top 100 Women in Business Project, recognizing 100 women in Edmonton’s business community, from diverse backgrounds in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sector. These are  just some of the many incredible women who are shaping Edmonton’s community through their businesses and leadership. Edmonton’s Mayor Don Iveson wrote in to congratulate the 100. Edmonton is filled with extraordinary people.Our entrepreneurs, artists, … Continue reading Women in Business Congratulations : A Message From The Mayor | By Don Iveson

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La Poutine: Spotlight on Small Business | By Jenny Lou

The Wanderer’s Spotlight on Small Business highlights the vivacity of Edmonton’s business community by showcasing local small businesses.  From hidden gems to local hot spots, junior entrepreneurs to seasoned business owners, Spotlight displays Edmonton’s thriving small business community and the ventures that make it stand out. When you walk into La Poutine, you instantly notice the mouthwatering scent of freshly made fries, interweaved with an … Continue reading La Poutine: Spotlight on Small Business | By Jenny Lou

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Feehan Aims to Bring Social Work to City Hall | By Kevin Pinkoski

To be a city councilor, as Richard Feehan sees it, would be a lot like being a social worker. With 35 years experience in the field, Feehan aims to apply the mentality of his past employment to the work of a city councillor.  A candidate in Ward 10 for Edmonton’s 2013 municipal election, he draws the comparison out of his belief that the right way … Continue reading Feehan Aims to Bring Social Work to City Hall | By Kevin Pinkoski

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50(ish) First Dates… in #YEG | By Blue Knox

As an English and Political Science Major I love storytelling, and two of the most underrated places we can find the best storytelling are at job interviews and first dates. Now sometimes they’re not the most thrilling stories, but you never know until you take that leap of faith and put yourself out there. I’m sure my mother will read this, laugh, and think “what, … Continue reading 50(ish) First Dates… in #YEG | By Blue Knox

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The Second Time as Farce: the Obama Administration’s Replay of Iraq | By Nathan Pinkoski

For the past two years, all the world has wondered what the United States will do about Syria. It is of course not a novel feature of international relations that the world wonders in what way the major superpower will intervene in those conflicts that the course of human events occasionally throws forth. But what is novel here is that in addition to the world … Continue reading The Second Time as Farce: the Obama Administration’s Replay of Iraq | By Nathan Pinkoski