Tag Archives: Mount Royal University

MRU fall to U of A in the CanWest rugby playoffs @MountRoyal4U

The temperature plunged from double digits to just a few degrees and cold enough to snow as the first round game of the Can West playoffs got underway at Lincoln Park, the home of Mount Royal University rugby. Facing their … Continue reading

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Dub steps up for MRU rugby @MountRoyal4U

A fine day for rugby, the first day of October. Save, that is for the pickup wind, just about cold enough for wingers to put hands in pockets when convenient. The Mount Royal University (MRU) men’s team were hosts to the University of … Continue reading

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Defining the library as a connective and democratic space for learning: Riddell Library and Learning Centre, Mount Royal University

Libraries old and new Libraries have operated as repositories of printed information and knowledge for centuries. One of the oldest and most famous in Europe, the Bodleian Library (Oxford), opened in 1602. Common practice then was to chain up their … Continue reading

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Exploring for knowledge at the Riddell Library, MRU

Ascent of Mount Royal Earlier this summer, the brand new Riddell Library and Learning Centre opened for the business of study at Mount Royal University in Calgary. For a short while, the doors were open, books could be borrowed but … Continue reading

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16 pics from ’16: NixonsCan top #photos from 2016

As another year is about to close it gives me the opportunity to post a selection of photos from the past 12 months. As with the previous three years, I have collected a set that recognizes the number of the passing … Continue reading

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Aboriginal #streetart by HeavyShield at Mount Royal University @mountroyal4u

Aboriginal Street Art I met the Aboriginal artist, Ryan Jason Allen Willert HeavyShield a  few weeks ago on Main Street, just across from the Tim Hortons coffee shop.  He was painting his way around the telephone box pinned to the wall. … Continue reading

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MRU paints Calgary blue

ColourUBlue Calgary was coloured blue today.  A thousand or so Mount Royal University students picked up some nice new white t-shirts and headed off, running and walking around the Lincoln Park campus in the city’s original colour run. Before too … Continue reading

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