Daily Archives: September 7, 2018

Dinos stomp T-Birds in record-setting Kickoff game

By Kristy Koehler, September 7 2018 — The rivalry between the University of Calgary Dinos and the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds was on full display at Kickoff on Sept. 7. A rematch of last year’s Hardy Trophy final, this year’s edition of the annual home-opener provided the near-6,000-person crowd with plenty of excitement. The Dinos…

SU release municipal advocacy priorities

By Matty Hume, September 7 2018 — The University of Calgary’s Students’ Union has released their municipal advocacy priorities for the 2018-19 executive term. SU president Sagar Grewal presented the four primary points of advocacy, which surround civic elections and student-focused suggestions to improve Calgary transit, to the Students’ Legislative Council on Aug. 14. “The document…

Evacuation drills set for Sept. 10–20 at the U of C

By Matty Hume, September 7 2018 — Don’t get too comfortable in your upcoming lectures — University of Calgary community members should be aware that from Sept. 10–20, the school will undergo annual emergency evacuation drills. The drills often entail building evacuations with the help of volunteer wardens, which take approximately half an hour per…

Our horoscopes predict how you will kick off Kickoff

By Derek Baker, September 7 2018 — Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) You will try your darndest to start the wave in the stands. Despite your best efforts, the only ones who will stand up when it’s their turn are your two sort-of-but-not-really acquaintances you met during Orientation Days. Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)…

Five reasons why coconut oil is the broke students’ effective DIY skincare

By Aymen Sherwani, September 7, 2018 — With the cold weather approaching, why pay money to dress up as a zombie for Halloween when your chapped lips, pale skin and flakey scalp do the job for free? Those half-awake walks to class at 8 a.m. alongside hundreds of other students, some groaning from hangovers, can…

Glacier, Olympus and Varsity Courts demolitions under consideration

By Matty Hume, September 7 2018 — The University of Calgary Board of Governors (BOG) is considering demolishing multiple residence buildings and converting the Hotel Alma into student residence space. In addition to potentially demolishing the existing Glacier and Olympus residence buildings, the Varsity Courts family housing units in University Heights may also face demolition….

The Pack A.D. rustle up Calgary on the Woke Up Weird tour

By Thomas Johnson, September 7 2018 — Vancouver power-rock duo The Pack A.D. stomped through Calgary the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 5 in support of their latest album, Dollhouse. Guitarist and lead-vocalist Becky Black and drummer and backup vocalist Maya Miller took to a star-spangled, day-glo stage at Commonwealth Bar & Stage, raucously generating more sound than…

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