Welcome to The Byliners, presented by The Gateway, the University of Alberta’s student-run magazine! The Byliners is hosted by The Gateway editors Tom, Khadra, Mitchell, and Pia, and it is a casual and fun conversation reacting to the biggest headlines in pop culture and University of Alberta news. New shows are uploaded Monday afternoons, so make sure to subscribe so that you never miss an episode.
That's Some 2021 Energy! Capitol Riot, #ALOHAGATE, and Flight PS752
It's a new year and that means new episodes of The Byliners! Tom, Mitchell, Khadra, and Adam recap their holidays before giving their thoughts on the Capitol Riot, as well as the growing scandal around travelling Canadian politicians. The cast also remembers the one year anniversary of the downing of Flight PS752 and its lasting effects on the U of A community. Tom also premieres the first ever game on the podcast! You'll have to listen to see what it's about. As always, make sure to subscribe and share the podcast! We also appreciate it if you leave a review as they allow us to get the podcast out to more people. You can follow The Gateway on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, or check out the website at gtwy.ca. Song: Seattle - Yung Kartz
It's a Holiday Special Pt. 2! The Best of 2020
This week we're revisiting some of favourite moments on the podcast from 2020. Enjoy! Song: Seattle - Yung Kartz
It's a Holiday Special! The Gateway's Propaganda Hour
We're back! We appreciate your patience as we took a break for exams.To get you through the holidays until we're back recording, we're going to be putting out some special editions of The Byliners this week and next. This week we're looking through the archives to September 22, 2020, a time when The Byliners went by the name of The Gateway's Propaganda Hour. Listen as the gang talks about RBG's passing, Kanye West's outbursts, cuffing season, racist AI, and more on the lost episode! Make sure to subscribe and leave a rating and review on the podcast page. Not only is it good for our egos, but it also helps us get the podcast out to more people! Song: Seattle - Yung Kartz
Doom and Gloom! Grammy snubs, the UCP's fiscal update, and Myer Horowitz renovations
On this week's episode of The Byliners, Tom and Mitchell are joined by The Gateway's Editor-in-Chief Adam Lachacz! The three of them react to The Weeknd being shut out of this year's Grammy nominees and whether we still need critics (16:16). They also talk about the impacts of the UCP's fiscal update on the University of Alberta (37:55), proposed renovations to the Myer Horowitz Theatre (57:02), and more! Make sure to subscribe so that you never miss an episode. You can read The Gateway's coverage of the provincial government's fiscal update here. Song: Yung Kartz - Seattle
Nag and Complain! UCP bans carding, Winter fees, and #LAUGHGATE
On this week's episode of The Byliners, Tom, Mitchell, and Pia celebrate The Gateway turning 110 years old! They also talk about the possibility of another lockdown, eating expired food, the UCP banning carding (but not street checks), Winter fees going up, President Flanagan laughing at a student during a town hall, and more! Make sure to subscribe so that you never miss an episode! Read The Gateway's coverage of #LAUGHGATE here: https://thegatewayonline.ca/2020/11/student-calls-out-universitys-consultation-process-met-with-laughter-from-president/ Read Robyn Doolittle's reporting on sexual assault and policing here: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/investigations/unfounded-sexual-assault-canada-main/article33891309/ Song: Yung Kartz - Seattle
We Love Men in Skirts! Rising COVID cases, Harry Styles, and a new VP External
Reading Week is over and Tom, Mitchell, and Khadra are back on the podcast! This week they talk about Alberta's rising COVID-19 cases and how they feel about the recently announced vaccine (4:52). They also break down Harry Styles' eye-catching Vogue cover (22:25), why it's easier for white men to cross gender lines (28:28), the new University of Alberta VP External's strong links to the UCP (45:20), and more! Make sure to subscribe so that you never miss an episode. Song: Yung Kartz - Seattle
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