Daily Archives: October 5, 2018

SU byelection supplement 2018: vice-president external

Every March, the Gauntlet puts together a Students’ Union general election supplement to inform students of who is running for executive positions, what they hope to do if they’re elected and who we think is most likely to actually accomplish their platform. This article is a little different from that. Due to the resignation of…

What cryptic encounter will you have this month?

By Frankie Hart, October 5 2018 — Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) While navigating around a blocked-off part of campus, a construction worker will approach you and ask if you can lend a hand. After you respond that you’re simply not qualified, they’ll become insistent and build you into the new MacKimmie Tower. What a…

Student gets turkey stuck on head during Thanksgiving

By Frankie Hart, October 5 2018 — First-year student Theresa Tacchino returned from her visit home from the holidays with a new look. During Thanksgiving, a fight broke out in her family over cranberry jelly, escalating to a point where her brother grabbed the turkey and slammed it over his sister’s head. The family became panicked…

Statutory declarations benefit students

By Cameron Wong, October 5 2018 — As our 2018 calendars peel away to their final pages, we approach the most dreaded season of all. Winter — with its snow-jacketed trees and threads of impatient cars on Crowchild Trail — is soon upon us. If the lack of daylight and freezing temperatures aren’t enough to dampen…

University of Calgary to reward good driving in Arts Parkade

By Kristy Koehler, October 5 2018 — In an effort to improve mental wellbeing on the University of Calgary campus, the school is now incentivizing good driving in the Arts Parkade. Drivers who at least try to exercise caution, actually look for pedestrians while going around corners, stop at stop signs, park within the lines and…

Learn how to care for a fire ahead of Calgary’s winter months

By Calum Robertson, October 5 2018 — The snow has arrived and the nights are freezing. Luckily, city living provides many options for warmth. But what if you want to do some winter camping or enjoy some perfectly roasted backyard marshmallows? Many city parks have firepits for public use. Some houses have backyard pits and many…

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