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MacEwan in the news: Dec. 2-17

Submitted by on 2017/12/20 – 8:30 am


Toronto Star
Toronto’s #MeToo March aims to take online activism to the streets
Dr. Shelley Boulianne, sociology, was interviewed about her research into “hashtag activism” on social media.

Edmonton Examiner
As online learning tools for preschoolers prove popular with parents, experts warn against excess screen time
Tricia Lirette, early learning, was interviewed for this story.

St. Albert Gazette
MacEwan University winter concerts
MacEwan University’s Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications toasts the season with two shows.

Edmonton Journal
Driving hungover can be as bad as driving drunk, Edmonton police warn holiday revellers
Aidan Spila, a MacEwan University theatre student, tried on the suit and struggled through a mock field sobriety test.

Huffington Post
Turkey’s Political Rift Has Made Prisoners Of Babies And Mothers
Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics submitted this op/ed

Huffington Post
Ahmadis Should Unite with LGBTQ and Progressive Muslims
Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics submitted this op/ed


Old sweaters to new mittens
A group of public relations students turn old sweaters into mittens for charity.

City TV
The art installation “This is What it Feels Like”was featured. The display was at MacEwan University on Monday, December 4.
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New residential/commercial tower for 105 avenue and 106 street.

Global TV
Interactive exhibit shows Edmonton’s cat-calling street harassers what it feels like
An interactive exhibit in Edmonton is repeating abusive comments women have heard on Edmonton streets.The exhibit has already visited the University of Alberta and MacEwan University.

Global TV
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley takes jab at Saskatchewan over licence plate ban
Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science was interviewed about provincial politics

Global TV
Dr. Chaldeans Mensah was interviewed after Jason Kenney won the by-election in Calgary