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Review: ‘Noah’

SPOILER ALERT! Banned in Muslim countries for the depiction of a prophet, Darren Aronofsky’s film has scored 77% on Rotten Tomatoes. It’s not biblically accurate, but it tries to logically explain the tale. What exactly is going on in Noah?… [continue reading]

CD review: Harlan Peppers

Looking for some tunes to listen to while you study for all those exams? Why not check out the chill beats on Harlan Pepper’s latest album Take Out a Twenty & Live Life to the Fullest? This four-piece Canadian band… [continue reading]

Stuart McLean in Brandon

Stories hold a fundamental place in our society. Even a short anecdote on Vine or Twitter has value. Everyone has a story to tell, and somewhere out there, someone wants to hear yours. Canada’s iconic storyteller, Stuart McLean, has hosted… [continue reading]

Ask Miss Q: Concerned

Dear Miss Q, I’ve been a loyal reader for the past few years, but recently I’ve heard rumors you’re hanging up your pen. Is this true? If so, I don’t know what I’m going to do without you and your… [continue reading]

ACC joins forces with Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Brandon has joined forces with Assiniboine Community College in constructing homes for deserving families. Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization that builds affordable homes for low-income families to purchase. By working with businesses in the community,… [continue reading]

HLC gender-neutral washrooms

A transgender Brandon University student was denied the use of a single stall, all-gendered washroom in the Healthy Living Centre in first week of September 2013 by a HLC staff member. According to a source close to the situation, who… [continue reading]

Teenage Wasteland: Brooke Piché

“Teenage Wasteland” will be on display, featuring one of our own: her name is Brook Piche, and she is in her fifth year of university. The exhibition is free and less than a block away. Go see her work and… [continue reading]

Cuts discussed for 2014-2015 BU budget

Five students came out on Thursday, April 11th to listen to a presentation made by Brandon University administration about the 2014-2015 budget. This year’s mission statement remains the same as last year’s: Protecting the Core: Advancing the Mission.  The university… [continue reading]

Prospects of student housing for ACC

Since the fall, a project team of four ACC staff members has been doing preliminary work on the concept of student-led family housing, according to Steve Horne, Director of Board Operations in the President’s Office at Assiniboine Community College.  This… [continue reading]

Bobcats year-end awards banquet

This year’s Brandon University Bobcats year-end awards banquet was held on Tuesday, April 8th at the Victoria Inn. The event is held annually to acknowledge and celebrate the accomplishments of BU’s best athletes. Dan Boutwell and Donata Huebert were named… [continue reading]