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Humour // Forgive me Jason Kenney, for I have sinned…

By Kristy Koehler, September 16 2019 — Forgive me Jason Kenney, for I have sinned.  My last confession was… well… never, because this bullshit hasn’t occurred since the 1930s. I digress. Forgive me Jason Kenney, Oil Overlord, for I have sinned. I have participated in UnAlbertan activities. I sold my truck and used the money…

RALPH talks songwriting, speaking her mind and touring with Carly Rae Jepsen

By Troy Hasselman, September 16 2019 — Toronto pop singer-songwriter RALPH has been hard at work lately. From touring across Canada as the opening act for Carly Rae Jepsen, constantly creating and releasing new music and using her artistic platform to advocate for important causes, she has been making her presence known in a number…

Presence of armed police officers on campus sparks worry and confusion

By Kristy Koehler, September 16 2019— A man was reported to be walking around campus with a rifle this morning, prompting a police investigation and the presence of multiple armed officers on campus.  The investigation concluded just before 10 a.m. when members of the Calgary Police Service approached a Clubs Week table in MacHall and…

Our horoscopes know your back-to-school outfit

By Frankie Hart, September 13 2019 — Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) Not one to shy away from an opportunity to make an impression, you’ll show up dressed exactly identical to your professor. Weeks of preparation and internet sleuthing have led to this moment. Such dedication will not go unnoticed. Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov….

Who’s Who in the SU: Faculty of Arts Rep Ayotomiwa Oje

By Kristy Koehler, September 6 2019— In an effort to introduce new — or even continuing — students to representatives in the Students’ Union and in the Students’ Legislative Council, the Gauntlet is running the series, ‘Who’s Who in the SU.’ We introduced you to the executives, now let’s meet the Faculty Representatives. Faculty of Arts Representative…

Who’s Who in the SU: Faculty of Arts Rep Justin Gotta

By Kristy Koehler, September 12 2019— In an effort to introduce new — or even continuing — students to representatives in the Students’ Union and in the Students’ Legislative Council, the Gauntlet is running the series, ‘Who’s Who in the SU.’ We introduced you to the executives, now let’s meet the Faculty Representatives. Faculty of Arts Representative…

New waste diversion system in place in MacHall

By Kristy Koehler, September 11 2019— If you’re having trouble finding a garbage can in MacHall, it’s because there’s a new waste diversion system in place. Two waste diversion tables are now located in strategic places in MacHall, and are the first component of the new system. A composter that creates compost starter is the…

Find your best morning routine for a more productive day

By Tori Taylor, September 7 2019 — Sticking to a healthy morning schedule will set you up for productive day. A morning routine is a way to organize your mind and body before taking on whatever tasks you have planned. Some days — even entire weeks — can seem overwhelming and frantic. It’s not easy…

Beakerhead brings science and art to centre stage

By Troy Hasselman, September 11 2019 — Beakerhead, Calgary’s annual festival that exists on the intersection of arts, science and technology is set to return with showcases of exhibits across the city that are equal parts innovative and confounding. The origins of Beakerhead stretch back to 2008 when Beakerhead co-founder Jay Ingram — also known…

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