Indigenous Student Advisory Committee open to new applicants

Student committees are a great way for students looking to gain experience and become more involved with the student advocacy and representation activities at Mount Royal University. Did you know that the SAMRU Representative Executive Council (REC) (President, VP Academic, VP of …

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Black History Month Book Series: Second-Class Citizen

The second book to be featured in the Black History Month Book Series is Buchi Emecheta‘s novel, Second-Class Citizen! In memory of Buchi Emecheta 1944-2017 About the author Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta was a Nigerian writer, born in Lagos to Igbo parents. She …

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Black History Month Book Series: Half of a Yellow Sun

The first book to be featured on the Black History Month Book Series is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel, Half of a Yellow Sun! About the author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian born author whose work ranges from nonfiction, novels, short stories, …

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From weird to wild: A brief history of sex toys

Did you know that sex toys date back over 28,000 years? Ancient phalluses were made from stone, bronze, camel dung, and bread… Yes you heard me bread! While it may be strange to think of your ancestors using sex toys, there is …

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Black History Month Book Series: Decolonize your bookshelf

Welcome to Black History Month Book Series: Decolonize your bookshelf! Black History Month is a time where we can recognize the history of systemic injustice, honour the lived experiences, and celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black peoples and their communities. …