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Daily Archives: November 21st, 2014

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 […]

Life Outside Law: A Professor Expose

Professor Ubaka Ogbogu   What’s my life like outside the law? If I had to describe it in terms of one catch-all, it has to be that I enjoy conversations. Especially if it relates to two topics: how my life would be much better with a butler in it, and how much I dislike cable […]

Writing Effective Papers in Law School

A Student’s Perspective: Sam Rollans (3L) 1) Talk to Your Professor The only opinion of your work that ultimately matters is your professor’s, and their backgrounds are as diverse as the students they’re teaching. They all have slightly different ideas of what a research paper should be. Take an hour out of your day and […]

Dean’s Listers’ Exam Advice for 1Ls

  It’s nearing that time of year again! Yep. It’s true. It’s time to start forming study groups and making CANs and working on practice exams. A trip to the 4th floor to see a professor might even be in order. In this segment, some of our Faculty’s best and brightest offer their study tips […]