Daily Archives: July 12, 2016

Carl’s Jr. coming to MacHall in September

By Scott Strasser, July 6 2016 — After two months of hype and controversy, Carl’s Jr. is officially coming to MacHall. At Student Legislative Council on July 5, Students’ Union vice-president operations and finance Branden Cave announced the burger joint will take over Sweet & Savory’s lease. “Late on Wednesday June 29, we were informed…

Carl’s Jr. coming to MacHall a financial decision for Students’ Union

Whether you like it or not, Carl’s Jr. is coming to MacHall. After two months of deliberation and uncertainty, Students’ Union vice-president operations and finance Branden Cave announced at a July 5 Students’ Legislative Council that Carl’s Jr. will replace Sweet & Savory in the MacHall food court. The announcement is controversial. In June, University…

Campus Security to increase CCTV surveillance

By Scott Strasser, July 12 2016 — Campus Security will get more help from Big Brother this year, with plans to significantly increase the number of surveillance cameras at the University of Calgary by the fall. The U of C currently uses around 300 closed-circuit television cameras, with that number expected to increase to around…

All-day CTrain service shouldn’t be limited to Stampede

By Jason Herring, July 12 2016 — Calgary Transit ramps up their train service every year during the Calgary Stampede. For the length of Stampede, trains run at least every eight minutes from 6:00 a.m – 12:45 a.m., and once every half hour for the rest of the day. This is the only time of…

Rothney Observatory hosts night under the stars

By Jason Herring, July 14 2016 — If you’re not an astrophysics student, there’s a good chance you don’t know that the University of Calgary runs an observatory. The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is located about 15 kilometres outside of the city on Highway 22 and boasts one of Canada’s three largest telescopes. The observatory will…

New Music: The Avalanches

By Jason Herring, July 14 2016 — I was a toddler when the first album by The Avalanches came out 16 years ago. That album, Since I Left You, was a marvel made up almost entirely of samples — an estimated 3,500 — woven together as one continuous, hour-long song. No one has made a…

Local Spotlight: scarlettbear.

By Rachel Woodward, July 14 2016 — Adam Mourad is a folk singer and songwriter currently based in Calgary. He goes by the stage name scarlettbear. and has created music since he was 13 and taught himself how to play the guitar. After spending his childhood living around the world, Mourad dropped anchor in Calgary…

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