She said YES!

No…it’s not a wedding proposal.

No…it’s not Say Yes to the Dress.

But I’m willing to bet those fall along the same lines of the first thought that popped into your head when I quoted, “She said YES!”…but why?

Planting Seeds, to Grow Trees, In the Shade of Which We May Never Sit

By Katie MacLean What do you find at the intersection of youth leadership and service, mentorship and support, personal growth and development, and connection with some incredible humans? The Alberta Mentorship Program! The Alberta Mentorship Program (AMP) is a not-for-profit society in Alberta with the mission of connecting youth mentors aged 16-27 to provide peer-support, teaching assistance, […]

Concealed Vibrancy

Hello everyone, My name is Josh, I am a finance major at the University of Alberta and I spent my summer working at an organization called KidSport Edmonton. It started out as just another job to do, something that was interesting and unlike anything I had done before, but not something that I was particularly […]

Experiential Retail: The Shopping Centre’s Saving Grace

By JOEL TATLOW EDMONTON, AB-Ten years ago, shopping centres were considered the eminent North American social gathering place; the “new Main Streets of America”. The mall was originally conceived of as a community centre, in which a public could gather for shopping, cultural activity and social interaction in one singular location, and at the shopping […]

Place 18: An Urban Planning Student Conference

By HAYLEY WASYLYCIA Conferences: they are a valuable and necessary resource for professionals to stay up to date on current practices, network, and do other professional-related things. But what about students? Student-targeted conferences are quite common nowadays, and operate much the same as professional targeted conferences, distinguished from the latter with lower rates, more student-targeted […]

Joining the Fight Against Injustice

In December 2016, I learned about one of the most devastating form of violence inflicted on a person– human trafficking. The UN defines human trafficking as the recruitment of others by means of force for the purpose of exploitation through prostitution, forced labour, or slavery. Seeing articles about how children are being sexually exploited by their parents […]

Perseverance and Steps Forward

My stretch experience began pretty smoothly. As part of my stretch experience, I attended classes with the Rapid-Fire Theatre Improv group, I started to read about leadership and self-improvement in books and began meeting with my verifier/career coach. I was ready to take the course work learned from the PLLC classes and expand upon it […]