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  • This week’s shot by Scott Munn has us once again lamenting the passing of Sassy mag and its cute band alert. Their cute Majesties are, from left, Andrew, Panos, Brian, Daniel and Niall.
  • Issue of
  • Aug 31 - Sep 6, 2006
  • Vol. 14, No. 14

Arts + Culture

  • Festival express
  • Film + TV
  • Festival express

    There are 223 films to choose from at this year’s Atlantic Film Festival. Tara Thorne picks the 10 screenings you must see.
  • Film + TV
  • Big picture

    Halifax might not have a repertory cinema, but film in the city is far from silent.
  • Theatre
  • Caged

    Powerful questions of life and death
  • Visual Art
  • Where art thou?

    Take a time-out from the parties and the books to tour around Halifax’s galleries—it won’t hurt, we promise.

Food + Drink

Music

  • Rose is Rose
  • Feature
  • Rose is Rose

    With If You Were for Me, singer-songwriter Rose Cousins finally gets to make an album the way she wanted. Johnston Farrow finds out how.
  • Majestic mystery tour
  • Feature
  • Majestic mystery tour

    The former Porcelain Gods have spent two years in debt, in hospital and in broken-down fire trucks, with its debut LP waiting all the while. This week, indie rock quintet Their Majesties emerges triumphant with Lands Where Tales are Tall.
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News + Opinion

  • Canada
  • World class

    Four international students share stories of living and studying far away from home.
  • City
  • Calls waiting

    Important numbers to program into your cell phone, or go old-school and hang it on the fridge.
  • Ghouls out
  • City
  • Ghouls out

    Last Saturday, Halifax streets were taken over by a wandering horde of zombies. Undead reporter Chuck Teed explains the hunt for brains.
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  • City
  • Rather ripped

    Where to get down and drink up: a student’s guide to downtown.
  • City
  • Writing off the map

    Without any graduate creative writing programs in town, aspiring young writers must seek other options to hone their craft.
  • Shoptalk
  • Thrift score

    How to look like you’re coming off the catwalk and onto the street, without spending all your student loans on new clothes.
  • Good night and good luck
  • Education
  • Good night and good luck

    Studying doesn’t need to be hindered by Closed signs—there are plenty of late-hour joints, on and off-campus, where you can lay down your books.
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  • Education
  • Rule the school

    Battling high tuition rates, fundraising campaigns, new programs and campus expansions: the new NSCAD and Msvu presidents prepare for the challenges ahead.
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  • Environment
  • Planting ideas

    It’s not easy being green on campus, but student-run Sierra Youth Coalition wants to make all universities sustainable, including Dalhousie
  • Memory of the flood
  • Environment
  • Memory of the flood

    Hurricane Katrina was a billboard for global warming. A year after the storm hit New Orleans, the city is in shambles and the environmental crisis shows no signs of abating.
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  • Environment
  • Hot for teacher

    A practical primer on keeping your body temperature up and your oil heating costs down.
  • Justice
  • Faking it

    Scratching out dates, cutting out photos, even driving over them in a car—there’s no end to the tricks used to make fake IDs. But will the door staff catch on?
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  • Work
  • Life aid

    There’s more to life than partying—but what if you could have fun and do some good at the same time? A students’ guide to cool volunteer jobs.

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