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That’s Some 2021 Energy! Capitol Riot, #ALOHAGATE, and Flight PS752

That’s Some 2021 Energy! Capitol Riot, #ALOHAGATE, and Flight PS752

January 11, 2021

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.

 

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It’s a Holiday Special Pt. 2! The Best of 2020

It’s a Holiday Special Pt. 2! The Best of 2020

January 1, 2021

This week we're revisiting some of favourite moments on the podcast from 2020. Enjoy!

 

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It’s a Holiday Special! The Gateway’s Propaganda Hour

It’s a Holiday Special! The Gateway’s Propaganda Hour

December 22, 2020

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!

 

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Doom and Gloom! Grammy snubs, the UCP’s fiscal update, and Myer Horowitz renovations

Doom and Gloom! Grammy snubs, the UCP’s fiscal update, and Myer Horowitz renovations

November 30, 2020

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.

 

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Nag and Complain! UCP bans carding, Winter fees, and #LAUGHGATE

Nag and Complain! UCP bans carding, Winter fees, and #LAUGHGATE

November 24, 2020

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/

 

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We Love Men in Skirts! Rising COVID cases, Harry Styles, and a new VP External

We Love Men in Skirts! Rising COVID cases, Harry Styles, and a new VP External

November 16, 2020

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.

 

 

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Bye Bye, Donald! Election fallout, Alex Trebek, and staff solidarity

Bye Bye, Donald! Election fallout, Alex Trebek, and staff solidarity

November 9, 2020

On this week's episode of The Byliners, Pia joins in (hazzah!) as the gang reacts to Joe Biden winning the US presidential election (8:23). They discuss the possible impacts of the results on Canada and Alberta, Four Seasons Total Landscaping, and what to make of Trump's increased support among minorities. They also take time to remember Alex Trebek (36:49), discuss Ritchie's opposition to a proposed homeless shelter (50:32), the U of A staff unions' show of solidarity with healthcare workers (1:02:10), and much more! As always, remember to subscribe and leave a rating!

 

 

Check out The Gateway's coverage of the U of A staff unions' show of solidarity with healthcare workers: https://thegatewayonline.ca/2020/11/u-of-a-staff-unions-to-attend-strike-in-support-of-health-care-workers/

 

 

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And We’re Live! Election Blues, Kim K and U of A Tomorrow

And We’re Live! Election Blues, Kim K and U of A Tomorrow

November 2, 2020

It's the debut episode of The Byliners and the gang is coming in hot! Tom, Khadra, and Mitchell preview the US elections and wonder whether we as Canadians should even care (15:38). They also talk about the Alberta Health Services wildcat strike (33:40), Kim Kardashian's private island birthday party (44:57), the U of A Tomorrow initiative (57:25), and more! Make sure to subscribe so that you never miss an episode.

If you want to learn more about the U of A Tomorrow initiative, you can read Mitchell's editorial here: https://thegatewayonline.ca/2020/10/editorial-u-of-a-tomorrow-undermines-advanced-education/

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The Byliners (Trailer)

The Byliners (Trailer)

October 29, 2020

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, and Mitchell, 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.

 

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