As of June 16, The Wanderer Online is sharing the Top 10 Best Edmonton articles of the week. Here are the Edmonton media articles from June 10-16.
1. Margaret Crang, city’s youngest elected officialy finally gets her name on a little piece of Edmonton. Paula Simons, Edmonton Journal
A wonderful piece on one of Edmonton’s greatest elected officials.
2. One year later – Revisiting the HUB Mall shooting. Alana Willerton, The Gateway
One of the University of Alberta’s best writers recaps the one-year anniversary of one of the institution’s most horrific events.
3. One year later: Families remember loved ones killed at HUB Mall. Mariam Ibrahim, Edmonton Journal
Another beautiful piece regarding the HUB Mall shootings.
4. Tornadoes 101. Graeme Archibald, The Wanderer Online
Edmonton’s tornado-fear and subsequent overreaction, distilled into an article.
5. How 104th Street became the heart of downtown Edmonton. Michelle Bellefontaine, CBC News
Sharing the story of Edmonton’s illustrious 104th street.
6. The race is on. Samantha Power, Vue Weekly
If you’re interested in city politics, this is the year to throw your hat into the ring.
7. “Far” a factor of time and discomfort. Mattkleywegt, Spacing Edmonton
An essay on walkability in Edmonton.
8. Recap: Pecha Kucha Night Edmonton #16. Mack Male, MasterMaq’s Blog
Mack Male muses on the changing nature of Pecha Kucha presentations.
9. Feelings Frida: On Making and Selling Zines. Chelsey Van Weerden, PrairieSeen
“Best of all, zines really are for everyone and anyone – a book is one of the most portable and accessible art forms I can think of. How great is that?”
10. Lindork: Using social networking to connect to summer jobs. Linda Hoang, Edmonton Sun
Hoang on building personal brands as a means to finding good jobs.
CC photograph courtesy of “tylermerbler” on Flickr