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MacEwan in the news: October 23 to November 5, 2017

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‘Tremendous change of mood’: MacEwan sessional instructors celebrate vote
Dr. Marco Katz, English, was interviewed for this article about the faculty association.

Edmonton Journal
Edmonton region continues to have Canada’s second largest Indigenous population: census
Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild raises the Treaty 6 flag at MacEwan University on its City Centre Campus during a ceremony that pays tribute to the Indigenous groups.

Vue Weekly
Past inspires present
Inaugural John and Maggie Mitchell Gallery exhibition features Fine Art alumni

‘It’s more like the big four now’: Alberta increasingly popular among immigrants
An To came to Canada from Vietnam as an international student at MacEwan University in 2012, secured an open work permit after two years and achieved permanent resident status in June 2017.

Globe and Mail
After a tense campaign, UCP members vote for the leader they believe can defeat Notley
“The fortunes of the UCP will be determined by the leader,” said Chaldeans Mensah, political science faculty member.

Avenue Magazine
Jill Green: Registered Psychologist, Wellness and Psychological Services, Student Affairs, MacEwan University
“When Jill Green accepted a psychology job at MacEwan University, she already had seven years of experience working at the Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton…”

Avenue Magazine
Junaid Jahangir: Assistant Professor, Economics, at MacEwan University; Writer; Activist
“Junaid Jahangir quotes Leonardo Da Vinci: ‘Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master’…”

Pro-white message taped to Native Studies building day after racist pumpkin incident
Irfan Chaudhry, a criminology instructor, said this latest crop of posters seem to be a more organized effort than in the past.

Halifax issue, international problem: Why hate speech online is a trending phenomenon
Irfan Chaudhry, a criminology instructor, was interviewed for this story.

Edmonton Journal
Edmonton Sun
Goalkeeper Emily Burns always gives MacEwan Griffins a chance
MacEwan University Griffins goalkeeper Emily Burns was nicknamed ‘Gamer’ by her head coach, Dean Cordeiro, and the moniker holds true.

North Delta Reporter
North Delta grad honoured by Alberta university for athletic success
Brittany Costa is MacEwan University’s star of the week for her soccer success this season.

Edmonton Examiner
MacEwan researchers return to Deadmonton to study low frequency sound
Dr. Rodney Schmaltz and Dr. Nicole Anderson, psychology faculty members, were interviewed for this story.

Huffington Post
Egypt’s Crackdown On LGBTQ Persons Is Un-Islamic
An op/ed feature by Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics faculty member.

The Islamic Monthly
5 Times Malala Has Owned Her Critics
“One would have thought that a 15-year-old girl shot in the head for speaking out in favor of education for girls would be hailed as a hero…”
Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics faculty member, submitted this op/ed feature.

Tikkun Daily
Islam and anti-Semitism?
“I came across a swastika and a ‘Death to Israel’ sign in my latest visit to Pakistan. This is not news to me, as I have heard Friday sermons depicting the yahud (Jews) as our enemies…”
Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics faculty member, submitted this op/ed feature.

Huffington Post
Muslims Need A New Sexual Ethic That Upholds Consent: Vulnerable youth need to be empowered through fact-based sex education
Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics faculty member, submitted this op/ed feature.


Global TV
City TV
Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science faculty member, was interviewed about the UCP leadership vote.

Global TV
U of A running nearly $14M budget deficit, planning reductions
Officials at MacEwan expect to have a clearer picture of the financial impacts in early 2018.

City TV – clip not available
Dr. Chaldeans Mensah about provincial politics.

Global TV
Megana Ramaswami, recruitment specialist, appeared on Global TV to promote Open House. This clip is not available.


AM 770 Calgary
Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science faculty member, was interviewed about the Sturgeon River-Parkland byelection. This clip is not available.

Is it time to regulate the massage therapy industry in Alberta?
“It’s a bit of a wild west scenario here where if you use (the ‘registered’ title) there’s really no consequence,” said Jeff Moggach, professor of massage therapy.