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Sport & Social

10 Lessons Learned From Ski Trip

By: Keerit Jutla, 3L Ski Trip – A phrase that makes one shudder in excitement.  A phrase that causes one’s liver to swell in pain.  A phrase that invokes images of mountains, hot tubs, and glory.  As I write this ...
News

Professor Hopp Exits the Classroom

Jordan Lefaivre (3L) Professor Ronald Hopp Q.C. will be teaching his last class at the Faculty of Law this year.  His departure from the classroom means we will need a new Wills Professor.  He leaves big shoes to fill.  Despite ...
Sport & Social

He Said; She Said; Impressions of 1L

He Said; Joshua Samac Scott Turrow lied to me – words that circumnavigated the celestial sphere of my mind’s eye the other night as I restlessly tried to bring myself to slumber. I’ve heard that a running mind is common ...
News

Senate Scandal: Sanctioning those who have not respected the rules?

Kelly Starrak (2L) In November 2012, the Senate’s internal economy committee began to audit the housing allowances of its members. Findings indicated that certain expenses were being improperly claimed. Under particular scrutiny was PEI Senator Mike Duffy’s claim for $33,000 ...
News

The 411 – Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission and the ...

Nora Kharouba (3L) Hear ye, Hear-ye, cellular mobile users: the time has come! The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will be unveiling a new Wireless Code (the Code) on December 2nd 2013. What is this code I speak of? ...
Opinion

1L Exam Advice

My advice for exams is keep doing whatever you did in your undergrad to get to this point; it obviously worked! Whether that means getting through all the readings and making your own CANs, or starting a study group where ...
Opinion

Moot Point: The Pipeline

Big Risks and No Rewards Natasha Edgar (3L) BC and Alberta have reached a deal on the as-yet unapproved Northern Gateway pipeline. That’s not a good thing. No matter how safe a pipeline purports to be, they are not foolproof. ...
Opinion

Serious Appetite for Change- Clinical Intensives at the University of ...

Scott Meyer (2L) Since the Future of Law school conference two months ago, student representatives have started to engage in conversations with our Faculty about the prospect of bringing 15-credit clinical intensives to the University of Alberta.  These discussions are ...
Opinion

JTT: Tinted Windows

Mario Babic (3L) This month, we will visit a very narrow problem: the prohibition of window tint on the front windows of automobiles. This month’s tip like many before it was borne out of necessity. As police enforce rules which curtail ...
Sport & Social

Semester of Firsts for the Volleyball Teams

Samantha Stokes (1L) Following a summer of beer league beach volleyball, I got thrown into the much more competitive indoor intramural league in September. I quickly found out it was a lot less beach and beer and way more volleyball.  ...