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  • Art director Kate O’Connor hand-wrote every single word on this week’s cover using a five-pack of solid graphite “special” pencils. Shit is old school, man.
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  • Aug 17-23, 2006
  • Vol. 14, No. 12

Arts + Culture

  • Gaining a hold
  • Film + TV
  • Gaining a hold

    An indie wrestling venture is gaining local momentum and garnering national attention. Chuck Teed flips for Wrestling with Reality.

Food + Drink

Music

  • On the road again
  • Feature
  • On the road again

    Winnipeg singer-songwriter Greg MacPherson (of no fixed address) hits Halifax for the first time in over a year. Johnston Farrow tracks him down.
  • Feature
  • Alternative CKDUniverse

    Now in its 20th year, Dalhousie University’s campus/community station is still fighting the good radio fight.
  • Feature
  • Making the band

    Can’t meet bassists? Using your amp as a TV stand? Don’t trade your guitar for food just yet—with this five-step program you’ll learn how to wedge your way into the Halifax music scene.

News + Opinion

  • City
  • Tenants’ Commandments

    Move over Moses, We've got other rules—13 of ’em— to live by. A students’ guide to not getting screwed by your landlord.
  • City
  • Halifax 101

    Compiled in 2003 by Jane Kansas, Andrea Methot, Lynne Patterson, Chuck Teed and Tara Thorne: see how we’ve grown! And no, there still is no Ikea.
  • Building block
  • City
  • Building block

    Development continues on the corner of Spring Garden and Queen, but with some public confusion about what’s going where. Mike Fleury maps the latest progress.
  • Tags:
  • Education
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    With schools all over the map, this whole town is a student ghetto. Here’s your guide to exploring the five boroughs.
  • Education
  • The big easy

    Need to boost your GPA? University calendars are full of classes that might just be the ticket to an A.
  • Education
  • Baby don’t forget my number

    There comes a time in every student’s life when they just need to reach out and touch someone. Depending on the situation, your student handbook might not be much help. Clip and save this handy phone list for the wild ride ahead.
  • Education
  • The origin of the species

    A Field Guide to SuperCity Students: A Completely New Guide to Field Marks of Selected Student Species Found in North America in the Vicinity of the 63rd Meridian and its Intersection with the 44th Parallel.
  • Methology
  • Justice
  • Methology

    Even though it might not be in Halifax yet, crystal meth has a presence that looms from the street to the legislature. But curbing the drug's spread will take more than laws that make it harder to buy Sudafed.
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  • Work
  • Critical drinking

    Building good bar etiquette now means a better future for all of us.

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