Author Archives: Stephanie Savage


Lethbridge College takes further steps toward cultural equality

Lethbridge College takes further steps toward cultural equality

The Lethbridge College Board of Governors took an important step toward bridging a long-standing cultural divide, by appointing an representative from a previously marginalized group. Travis Plaited Hair was named the first indigenous BOG member in the past 10 years, according to College records. “It tells you how far we’ve come in this community, not


The lousy life of laundry

HATE. I know, I know it’s a very strong word, but it’s the only word I can think to describe the biggest source of contention in my life. That thing? Laundry. Seriously, it’s the absolute worst. It just sits there waiting for days in that stupid basket, spilling onto my floor, taunting me with it’s


Lethbridge College Kodiak player serves up history

One Kodiaks athlete has ensured his name will live among legends. Lethal left-side hitter Dax Whitehead has been officially named the most potent offensive volleyball player in Kodiaks history. Originally from Moose Jaw, SK, Whitehead joined the Kodiaks in 2013. Head coach Greg Gibos says that since joining the squad, Whitehead has been a driving

Scene of madness and mayhem during mock disaster

Drugs, guns and fatalities plagued Lethbridge College during a pre-planned scene of controlled chaos. The mock disaster included drug overdoses, bullet wounds, hysterical witnesses and multiple casualties. The aftermath of a bloody and lethal party turned home invasion was the setting for the realistic trauma scene. Organized by Simulated Patient Health Environment for Research and


Anything but Adequate

The snares pop and the guitars whine, feet tap and heads bob. The irresistible pull of funk is back, and it is brought anew with the help of southern Alberta band, Adequate. Good things often come in three. For Keenan Pezderic, 28, Scott Mezei, 31, and Josh Thorlakson, 26, three seems to be the magic


National Housewife’s Day

Each year on Nov. 3, millions of people observe National Housewife’s Day. This day was created to make the day a special one for the stay-at-home mom. The very idea of this made me laugh. Not because I don’t appreciate the work that one does to support their family, because I do. I think raising


What about the future?

We have reached the point in our college journey that we can say we’re almost graduates. I’m talking like, half a year. The day is coming where we will no longer shuffle through these hallowed halls like zombies to an early morning class. We’ll have tossed our graduation caps with jubilation and pride before hitting


Hollywood’s casting couch crisis

Until we begin to hold people accountable for their sexual depravity and abuse of power, we must continue to hope the message of consent sinks in to their thick skulls. We must somehow reiterate the fact that when it comes to sexual activity the word “no,” silence or passivity never equals “yes” and obtaining consent


No is not a naughty word

Raise your hand if you know someone who can’t say no to anything. If all of you who know me personally didn’t just raise your hand, it’s because you just weren’t listening, so I’ll ask again. Raise your hand if you know someone who can’t say no to anything. I’m assuming everyone I know just