Author Archives: December Burgess

Catherine Duffy and Sam Busta were dressed to the nines in their graduation attire.

Text me Merry Christmas

The holidays are a tough time of the year for most people, but they can become even worse when you aren’t seeing your loved ones face-to-face. One Lethbridge College student may have to text his girlfriend “Merry Christmas” this year as they find themselves on opposite sides of the country. Sam Busta, a Criminal Justice

Meesha Little Shields posing in centrecore at Lethbridge College wearing her costume on Halloween in 2017. Little Shields took part in a costume contest for the school of Media and Design.

Of costumes and cosplays

Adorned in leather and chains, one Lethbridge resident emanates confidence while wearing her homemade Halloween costume. Mesha Little Shields is a fashion student at Lethbridge College and has spent the last two months detailing and perfecting her “demon” character. “I just like making clothing in general. I find it comes easy to me and it’s

Lethbridge women take back the night

A roar of passion sounded in downtown Lethbridge as men, women and children marched for the safety of their mothers, sisters and friends. Citizens of Lethbridge proudly clutched their handmade signs, braving the rain, to literally confront oppression and combat violence. The Young Women’s Crises Association held Take Back the Night on Oct. 20 as

Bill Ginther [left] waits eagerly for the results of the election with his family and friends at his house on Monday.

City council candidate takes loss well

Bill Ginther [left] waits eagerly for the results of the election with his family and friends at his house on Oct. 16. Bill Ginther, the oldest candidate in Lethbridge’s city council election, was surrounded by friends and family as the polls closed. The room was buzzing with anticipation as everyone waited for the election results.

Glorifying mental illness

When I was in grade nine, I had my very first anxiety attack. A coil of panic squeezed my chest so hard  I thought it would burst. Nausea churned within me. I felt hot and light, but also chilled and heavy. My head was floating in space, but traveled way too close to the blistering sun.

Smacklemore (Marissa Stocker, white jersey) blocks her opponents.

Raymond athlete makes Team Canada

Marissa “Smacklemore” Stocker (white jersey), local roller derby player, blocks her opponents. A Raymond athlete “couldn’t stop smiling” when she found out she was skating on up to Team Canada. Marissa “Smacklemore” Stocker, an Alberta roller derby player, said her sister broke the news with a big grin and Canadian flag cupcakes. Stocker had been

Brooke Cherwenuk plays Monopoly at the Delta Eta Iota games night at Lethbridge College in the Cullen Residence Hall on Sept. 25.

Sorority branch seeks to be ratified

Brooke Cherwenuk plays Monopoly at the Delta Eta Iota games night at Lethbridge College in the Cullen Residence Hall on Sept. 25. Lethbridge College’s own sorority branch is hoping to be ratified by February as an official club. Delta Eta Iota is opening its doors to females across campus and offering shoulders of support for

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