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November 2016

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JUST A SMALL TOWN GIRL/OPINION

The Process of a Major Paper

For the last couple months, I’ve been dedicating all my spare hours and minutes to writing major papers for two of my law school classes. In the College of Law you have two choices: write a 100 per cent final exam or a 100 per cent major paper. Considering myself a decent exam taker and… Keep Reading

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NEWS

We Are Not Okay

I think we can all agree, we live in one of the best rated provinces in Canada. There is so much to be thankful for. The provincial government has carried us through some extremely difficult challenges with poise and skill. And it’s certainly not the the three-ring circus our neighbours to the south are experiencing.… Keep Reading

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SPORTS

Ardens win Provincial Gold!

The Swift Current Ardens are the 5A provincial champs in volleyball!  The girls won the title in Regina on November 18 & 19.  The Ardens had a record of 3-1 in Pool A which was good for second place.  They had wins over Saskatoon St. Joseph 2-1, Weyburn 2-0 and Prince Albert Carlton 2-1.  Their… Keep Reading

ASK YOUR LIFE/OPINION

How Did You Meet?

It’s late, it’s Thursday and my body is begging for bed. It’s been a long day of excavating and time-travelling in the confines of a five by seven locker in Quebec City. I am sitting across from my friend Lee in her cozy, turn-of-another-century home in Quebec’s haut ville. We drift in and out of… Keep Reading

NEWS

Captain Keith Mirau: life before and memory today

42 years ago the Buffalo 461, filled with Canadian Peacekeepers, was flying over the Middle East before being shot down, killing all nine crew members. Now since 2008, August 9, the day the “Buffalo Nine” were killed in Canada’s greatest loss of life in a peacekeeping mission, is known across the country as National Peacekeepers… Keep Reading

SPORTS

Redmen advance to provincial final

The Maple Creek Redmen will advance to the 2A nine man provincial football final.  Maple Creek hosted Clavet on a beautiful warm November afternoon in the semi final.  The Redmen made some exciting last minute plays to win by a score of 46-40.  They will now travel to Lumsden on Saturday, November 12 for the… Keep Reading

ASK YOUR LIFE/OPINION

What religion were you born into?

Or maybe you weren’t. Were you raised to make your own way, or to wait to decide later in life what tradition, if any, resonated with you? Have you ever entered a church, temple, mosque or synagogue? Is your chapel is a grove of first-growth trees, a yoga studio, a concert hall, your art studio,… Keep Reading

ARTS & CULTURE

Stepping up her game

Verch brings a trifecta of talents to the Lyric stage By Kate Winquist kate@advancesouthwest.com Canadian fiddle phenom and stepdancer, April Verch and her band made a stop in Swift Current on the Lyric Theatre stage on Friday night. Music and dancing has been a part of Verch’s life forever. She started step dancing at the… Keep Reading

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