Daily Archives: February 28, 2017

Waking up earlier has many health benefits

By Christie Melhorn, February 28 2017 — During the majority of my undergraduate degree, I was the student who stayed up until 3:00 a.m. pounding through readings, snacking on whatever was available and tumbling out of bed in a disheveled heap to sprint to class. But in the last semester of my degree, I’m now…

Dinos men’s basketball headed to Final Four

By Tommy Osborne, February 28 2017 — On Feb. 23, the University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team defeated the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack 75–71 in a hard fought nailbiter. The Dinos struck first in the best of three series of the first round of the Canada West playoffs. They carried that momentum forward in…

The Gauntlet’s annual poster critique

By the Gauntlet Editorial Board, February 28 2017 — Every year the Gauntlet scours the halls of the University of Calgary to critique Students’ Union election candidates’ posters. Here’s what we found.    

U of C law professor publishes article on online shaming

By Tina Shaygan, February 28 2017 — University of Calgary Faculty of Law professor Emily Laidlaw recently published an article exploring online privacy, particularly regarding free speech and human rights. The article — “Online Shaming and the Right to Privacy” — was published in the academic journal Laws. Laidlaw said she was intrigued by the…

OP-fi forum kicks off SU executive candidate forums

By Scott Strasser, February 28 2017 — The first executive candidate forum for the 2017 Students’ Union election took place on Feb. 28 in the MacHall south courtyard. The forum featured the two candidates vying for the position of vice-president operations and finance — Ryan Wallace and Briana Stallcup. Stallcup however, was absent from the…

Humans of UCalgary to release book in March

By Ashar Memon, February 28 2017 — The University of Calgary is full of unique people with diverse interests. But in the hustle and bustle of university life, it can often be difficult to make connections. Humans of UCalgary wants to change that. Those familiar with the Humans of New York Facebook page will recognize…

Trash Dove meme doesn’t reflect millennials’ struggle

By Joie Atejira, February 28 2017 — The 2017 meme calendar continues to update, with Salt Bae claiming top spot for the month of January. Smart Guy Pointing at His Head and Blinking White Guy were considered February front-runners, but there is another meme competing for the top spot this month, destabilizing the meme scale…

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