Gotta Minute Films to make winter commute more bearable

By Thomas Johnson, September 21 2018 — It’s -30 C. You’re bundled in four layers of prickly-wool and kicking yourself for not bringing a fifth. The wind claws at your face like a territorial street cat. Until the next iron horse stops by, the C-Train station you find yourself waiting at is a veritable polar vortex made…

Study shows september snowfall traumatizes 23 per cent of student population

By David Stewart, September 21 2018 — For many students, the first month of school can be an ordeal that includes going into debt, pressing assignment deadlines and 6 a.m. alarms. A new study from the University of Frozen Solids in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories warns students of further autumn dangers. “It’s a massive study,” said…

There is no free speech problem at Canadian post-secondaries

September 20 2018 —  At the beginning of the school year, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a policy threatening funding cuts to Ontario post-secondary institutions should they not adopt ‘strong free-speech policies’ — whatever that means — by Jan. 1, 2019. Though the policy passed in Ontario will not affect post-secondary institutions in Alberta, it still…

Four tips for balancing a relationship with schoolwork

By Lady Marmalade, September 20 2018 — Being a university student can make it feel like you don’t have a whole lot of free time to foster the relationships in your social, work and family lives. A significant other adds another ball to juggle. If you’re someone who tends to prioritize your relationship over all…

Dinos to play Humboldt Broncos tribute game in Saskatchewan

By Kristy Koehler, September 19 2018 — On Friday, the University of Calgary Dinos men’s hockey team will face off against the York University Lions in Humboldt, Saskatchewan. The team was originally going to Saskatoon to play the University of Saskatchewan Huskies, but with York headed to Humboldt at the same time, the pieces lined…

How to become your professor’s favourite student

By Frankie Hart, September 20 2018 — Some may suggest that the path to academic success is paved in wastes of time such as thorough note-taking and careful organization. However, the real secret to getting that 4.0 is good old-fashioned favouritism. Here’s how to get in your professor’s good books to rank high in their…

On-campus UBike club promotes sustainable transportation

By Kristy Koehler, September 19 2018 — A campus club is making it their mission to promote sustainable transportation. UBike is trying to dispel the rumour that sustainable transportation is expensive or inaccessible. The club wants you to know that small changes, like cycling instead of driving, can make a big impact. “We want to…

Fitness and active-living themed clubs abound at U of C

By Kristy Koehler, September 20 2018 — Students searching for clubs to join and clubs vying for the attention of first-year students packed MacHall for the fall Clubs Week. Interest from new students was high as the booths were busier than ever. Club executives like Alexa Forigo noticed the heightened interest-level. “The difference between Clubs…

National Music Centre promises prime programming for Fall 2018

By Safeena Meghji, September 20 2018 — The National Music Centre (NMC) is prepping for what looks to be a thrilling schedule this fall. With colder weather closing in, Studio Bell will have an enormous variety of programs, concerts and workshops to suit a plethora of tastes. “This fall in particular, we’re excited about a few of…

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