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Also in this issue:

A Half Century of Wagonstage

UCalgary’s summer-stock children’s theatre troupe turns 50 — and the wheels keep turning

Agnes Cooke

Spirit of the Law

Driven to push for diversity, a passionate donor proves it’s never too late to give back

Blue cupcake

Something Blue

A startup innovates a healthy way to turn food our favourite colour

Illustration of student and ethics textbook

The Great Divide

Helping a patient die doesn’t sit easy with every doctor — but residents at of the Cumming School of Medicine find meaning in learning how to approach life’s toughest questions

Bart Beaty

The Origin of Professor Bart Beaty: Comic Book Scholar

English prof by day — comic book superhero by, well, also by day

Empty grocery store

All You Can't Eat

Certainly, there’s more than enough food in the world to feed us all — but ensuring nobody goes hungry takes strategic vision

How to be funny

On Being Funny When Nothing Else Is

What’s a comedian to do when the world comes unhinged? Same thing she always does — just more of it, please

How to Fail as a Popstar

Book Shelf

Writers gonna write: a few recent reads from our campus and community

Temple Grandin

10 Things We Like About You: Temple Grandin

Sure, you saw the movie, but there’s more to know about the world’s most famous animal-behaviour scientist

Skater portrait

Silver Linings

Joy and ambition find a way: students, faculty and alumni prove not even a pandemic can keep them down


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