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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Western Canadian Law Rugby Championship

Allie Larson (1L) The Panda Bearristers enjoyed an impressive third place finish at this year’s Western Canadian Law Rugby Championship in Calgary. All play was held on Saturday, October 18 for the three-team tournament. Saturday morning brought a double header for the Pandas, opening with a well-fought battle against Thompson Rivers University (“TRU”). Rookie eight-man, […]

Law Girl/Law Guy: Sibling Edition

Law Girl: Deirdre Fleming Three words to describe your sibling relationship? Hugs, love, and sass.   Advice for law ladies wanting Conor’s attention? He snores, loudly. You’ve been warned. I also live with him, so you’ll have to put up with me on the regular. Weighing the pros and cons for that might be a […]

The Articling Chronicles

Articling with the Province Mandy Kahlmeier Student-at-Law, Alberta Justice Articling with Alberta Justice is everything I hoped it would be. It is, first and foremost, a challenge. I have eight rotations, probably the most rotations of any article in the Province. Each rotation demands that I learn new law and new skills, and that I […]

The Cruel Yet Amazing World of Fantasy Sports!

Paul Kolida (2L)  As everyone who has ever loved or played sports knows, it can be a fickle world of ecstasy and depression. One moment victory seems within your grasp, and the next it has been snatched from you by a force you didn’t know existed moments earlier. This roller-coaster ride of emotions is something […]

Law and Business Association: Taking Care of Business

Brendan Ghag (2L) Brendan is Co-President of the Law and Business Association Rewind the clock to 2012, I was an incoming 1L who knew I wanted to practice corporate law. Fast-forward to April 2013, I managed to survive first year; now, I was a 2L who knew I wanted to practice corporate law. What had […]

A Night of Vocal Debauchery: LSA Hosts Gavenue!

Iain Walker (3L)   The night started a bit slowly. It was approaching 10:00… Dave the Karaoke guy was setting up his equipment, but only a handful of the most dedicated law students were in attendance. Staring down the barrel of having to return a cornucopia of booze, I started to get worried. But, ever […]

El Hacko Golf Tournament

Jeff Daniels (1L)   On September 19, Edmonton’s least prestigious and most raucous golf tournament, El Hacko went down at Victoria Golf Club. Organized by the LSA, and sponsored by Borden Lander Gervais (BLG), El Hacko was once again a smashing success. 132 Law Students hit the links to showcase their skills and test their […]

Energy Law Club Heads to the Oil Sands

Rodney Perkins (3L) On October 25th, the Energy Law Club hosted its annual oil sands trip to the Connacher Oil and Gas Ltd in-situ facility. The day started off at 7:00am and, within an hour, we were almost at Sherwood Park. After a slight ‘shortcut’ and a few wrong turns, we arrived at the Canexus […]

How to Hit a Home Run… on Your Exams

Professor Gail Henderson   Most law students wouldn’t compare themselves to professional athletes, but getting through law school exams can feel like a grueling road trip. So here are some study tips inspired by the sport of baseball (which is most definitely a sport, by the way). Study Tip #1: Getting in Shape The Toronto […]

Women’s Law Forum: Kindred House Hamper Drive

Kate Andress (2L) Edmonton just had its first snowfall, which means it’s almost time for 1) snowball fights, 2) late night study sessions, and 3) Women’s Law Forum’s (WLF) holiday hampers. It seems like just yesterday that Ariel Lekas and Steve Morrison took home the title of Minute to Win it champions. They annihilated their […]