Daily Archives: August 30, 2018

Back-to-work legislation for York University faculty an unsustainable solution

By Muhammad Naeem, August 30 2018 — On March 5, 2018, around 3,000 members of teaching faculty at York University, including contract instructors and students — consisting of mostly graduate and research assistants — went on strike over job security and salary disputes. The strike, which was estimated to only last a few days, eventually…

Gauntlet staff make their 2018 Polaris Prize picks

The Polaris Prize will be awarded to the best Canadian album of the last year on Sept. 17. Here’s the albums we think deserve to be recognized as the True North’s best. Alvaays — Antisocilites Antisocialites was conceived between 2014 and 2016, during Molly Rankin’s break from the huge success of Alvvays debut album. She…

Dinos set to build on 2017–18 season

By Kristy Koehler, August 29 2018 — Action-packed and with a storied history of athletic prowess, the Dinos Athletics program offers a chance to get your school spirit on. The University of Calgary teams offer a lot to be proud of, winning 46 national championships in 10 sports throughout the school’s history. There are a…

Stave off stress in That Empty Space

By Kristy Koehler, August 29 2018 — Looking for free, on-campus de-stressors? That Empty Space (TES)  is hosting a number of wellness activities this semester. Formerly used as an empty storage area, TES was renovated by the SU to provide usable space for student activities. Located on the main floor of MacHall between the Den…

What separates varsity sports from club-level sports?

By Kristy Koehler, August 29 2018 — The University of Calgary Dinos compete in 10 sports at the varsity level, including fan favourites like football and hockey. They compete in an additional nine at the club level. But what’s the difference? According to men’s rugby head coach Rayner Hart, not much. Rugby is unique in…

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