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The Colours of Edmonton

by Zosia Czarnecka A good friend once told me that the only rule of graffiti is that whatever you paint has to be more beautiful than what was already there. As I wandered around Edmonton, exploring the new murals painted in the Rust Magic Festival, those words echoed around my head. Unfortunately, if you look up any definition of graffiti, almost every version contains the … Continue reading The Colours of Edmonton

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Prioritizing Student Voices: The Students’ Union Submission to the UofA’s Strategic Plan | By Zosia Prus-Czarnecka

A few weeks ago, the Students’ Union (SU) completed its submission to the University of Alberta’s Institutional Strategic Plan. These collective goals of staff and students will outline the use of resources for academic and administrative decision-making. Following the installation of David Turpin, the university’s thirteenth president, there has been a long process of outlining the vision for the next five years. The goal of the SU’s submission … Continue reading Prioritizing Student Voices: The Students’ Union Submission to the UofA’s Strategic Plan | By Zosia Prus-Czarnecka

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Review: Alberta Ballet presents Shaping Sound | By Zosia Prus-Czarnecka

“If we give in and allow our dreams to take over, only then can we delve into our innermost thoughts and confront our demons” (Shaping Sound Playbook). Every few years, a dance show appears that electrifies audiences and restructures the face of dance in Edmonton. Shaping Sound is this decade’s rare gem, and Edmonton is incredibly lucky to be one host of their premiere world tour. Shaping Sound … Continue reading Review: Alberta Ballet presents Shaping Sound | By Zosia Prus-Czarnecka

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What Happens When You Put 53 Young Leaders In the Same Room? | By Zosia Czarnecka & John Hampson

The Peter Lougheed Leadership College (PLLC) is a new initiative at the University of Alberta, led by former Canadian Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell and Dr. Martin Ferguson-Pell, former dean of rehabilitative medicine and former senior advisor to the president of the university. The aim of the college is to provide an interdisciplinary opportunity for undergraduates to learn and develop their leadership skills … Continue reading What Happens When You Put 53 Young Leaders In the Same Room? | By Zosia Czarnecka & John Hampson

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Welcome to Education at The Wanderer | By Zosia Prus-Czarnecka

Welcome to Education at The Wanderer! We’re inherently curious creatures, constantly yearning to develop our knowledge of the world. It’s said you’re supposed to learn something new everyday. As clichéd as this statement may be, it’s definitely true — not necessarily in school, but in everything we do. Be it a short vacation, meeting someone new, or simply going for a bike ride, we’re always taking in new … Continue reading Welcome to Education at The Wanderer | By Zosia Prus-Czarnecka