43 episodes

The podcast companion to The Calgary Journal, made up of approximately 200 student reporters from year one to four of Mount Royal University's journalism program based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Calgary Journal Podcasts Mount Royal University Journalism

    • Society & Culture

The podcast companion to The Calgary Journal, made up of approximately 200 student reporters from year one to four of Mount Royal University's journalism program based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

    Diverse City Episode 3: linda manyguns

    Diverse City Episode 3: linda manyguns

    linda manyguns is the associate vice president of indigenization and decolonization at Mount Royal University. manyguns is a Blackfoot woman, a Ph.D holder, and an elder for the Buffalo Women’s society. In July 2021, manyguns joined the lowercase movement in support of the indigenous struggle for recognition, for which she has received much backlash.

    This episode is a bit of longer one, but I enjoyed the conversation so much, and I hope you do too.

    • 36 min
    Diverse City Episode 2: Victoria Bucholtz

    Diverse City Episode 2: Victoria Bucholtz

    Victoria Bucholtz is a professor of history and gender studies at Mount Royal University by day, and drag performer Karla Marx by night. Victoria is a trans woman, and a co-founder of the Queer Education Foundation, an online consultation and education project aimed at increasing workplace and societal awareness of the LGBTQ+ community.

    • 23 min
    Diverse City Episode 1: Koleya Karringten

    Diverse City Episode 1: Koleya Karringten

    Koleya Karringten is the CEO of Absolute Combustion International, and executive director of the Canadian Blockchain Consortium. Koleya is an entrepreneur with a passion for business, a full-time mom, and a trailblazer for women in tech in Canada.

    • 25 min
    Clubs of MRU: Women's Rugby

    Clubs of MRU: Women's Rugby

    Welcome to the Calgary Journal Podcast’s new podcast series: Clubs of MRU.
    Sam Chipera, the Podcast Editor for the Calgary Journal, dives into Mount Royal Universities clubs to discover their passions, impacts and latest developments.

    In Episode 1 of the series, Sam sat down with the vice-president of MRU’s Women’s Rugby team and learned how this club connected her with life-long friends, while also talking about what they’ve been up to this semester, having cancelled their rugby season due to COVID-19.

    Be sure to check out calgaryjournal.ca for more stories, alongside our social media.

    • 5 min
    Clubs of MRU: Cougars Unsolved

    Clubs of MRU: Cougars Unsolved

    With Episode 4 of Clubs of MRU, Podcast Editor Sam Chipera spoke with a club of mystery to see how some people came together under the guise of conspiracy theories.
    Sam spoke virtually with Cougars Unsolved, a club that looks into the mysteries of the world. Whether it’s through entertainment or investigation, this club is focused on what hidden secrets are lurking around them.

    Be sure to check out calgaryjournal.ca for more stories, alongside our social media.

    • 6 min
    Clubs of MRU: Best Buddies

    Clubs of MRU: Best Buddies

    In Episode 3 of Clubs of MRU, Podcast Editor Sam Chipera took a look into a club of support and nurturing, to see how some clubs goals are to just make university life a lot smoother for our students.

    Sam sat down with the MRU branch of Best Buddies, a club that supports those who may be struggling and pairs them up with a ‘buddy’ to help create a safe environment for those who need it.

    Be sure to check out calgaryjournal.ca for more stories, alongside our social media.

    • 6 min

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