By JANA MCFARLAND
The University of Lethbridge campus is filled with faculty and staff who go above and beyond the call of duty every day. Charlene Janes is one of those people.
In her role as international liaison officer, she supports more than 550 international students a year. The students she works with come from around the world and know Janes as someone they can turn to, as a mom away from home.
By Bob Cooney
The recent Maclean’s magazine rankings of Canadian universities and other surveys in which the University of Lethbridge has been profiled raise an interesting question: What role do surveys and/or rankings actually play in molding public opinion towards the University?
By Trevor Kenney
It’s the red light drivers actually look forward to seeing around the holidays.
Operation Red Nose, the national designated-driving service celebrating its 25th anniversary, will hit the roads for the 14th year here in Lethbridge, thanks to the University of Lethbridge and Pronghorn Athletics.
By Trevor Kenney
We often think of the University of Lethbridge’s global imprint by the number of international students we have studying here on campus. Often forgotten is the impact a U of L educated student makes once leaving campus and applying that knowledge in the real world.
By Trevor Kenney
We all love food, in varying degrees, but not to the extent Diane Britton does. Just ask her.
The University of Lethbridge Health Centre dietitian is a bubbly dynamo when she’s talking about nutrition and with more and more people beginning to realize the value of good eating habits, Britton can’t wait to share her wisdom.
By Maria Ng
The interdisciplinary conference on Ethnicity: Theory and Practice in the 21st Century took place at the University of Lethbridge September 26-28.
Organized by Maria Ng, Department of English, and Michelle Helstein, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, paper proposals at the conference came from countries as far away as Nigeria and Australia.
Ethnicity proved to be an important topic, based on the wide response, as participants in the conference included scholars from Slovenia, India and throughout Canada.
By Brianne Rohovie
After 20 years and just as many council changes, the University of Lethbridge Students’ Union decided this was the year to develop a new logo — one that truly embodies the ultimate goal of the organization and why it exists.
The University of Lethbridge is set to officially open Turcotte Hall, the new home of the Faculty of Education, Counselling Services and Physical Plant, with several events planned in October and November.
The grand opening ceremony will take place Friday, Oct. 17 at 2:30 p.m. with a Blackfoot blessing, speeches from various dignitaries and a performance by the U of L Youth Singers and Children’s Choir. Artwork created specifically for the event by alumni Deliah Crosschild and Jonathan Legg, will be unveiled at an on-campus reception.
Combine live music, the macabre and magic and you have quite an evening of theatre.
Tales of the Damned, presented by TheatreXtra, invades the David Spinks Theatre Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 with performances nightly at 8 p.m., as well as a 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 1. The haunting double feature showcases work by student playwrights Ben McFee and Corey Joyce.
A Beautiful Hell, by Ben McFee, is a remount of his first play, which was originally mounted at the 2003 SHED the Mask conference in the University Theatre.
By Katherine Wasiak
When two spinster sisters and a charismatic cad named Everard invade Miss Mary’s School for Secretaries, they become the catalyst for political, sexual and emotional upheavals. Age of Arousal, by Canadian playwright Linda Griffiths, appears in the David Spinks Theatre Oct. 14-18, nightly at 8 p.m.
The play is set in 1885, a time of change and confusion, with corsets busting inunbridled desire and Suffragettes threatening the status quo.