Daily Archives: March 8, 2019

How to pretend you didn’t order Skip The Dishes alone

By Frankie Hart, March 8 2019 — It’s late and you have a hankerin’ for a midnight snack. You’re not committed enough to travel to the nearest fast food joint and get your fill but you won’t be satisfied by anything found in your own home. Desperate times call for desperate measures. You contemplate ordering…

Local parent raises awareness of dangerous video game

By Frankie Hart, March 8 2019 — Amidst parental panic about potential hazards facing children on the internet, a local mother is sharing concerns over messaging she found in her child’s video game. Hannah Hokes, mother of two, has been reaching out on social media to other parents to warn them about the game. “I’m…

Stagnant Den sales prompt strategy shift

By Ashar Memon, March 8 2019 — Sales at The Den & Black Lounge have decreased over the past few years, according to the Students’ Union, who attribute the decline to a sluggish economy and decreasing alcohol sales. Since 2015, overall sales have slumped by 4.7 per cent. The SU says the trend reflects the…

Get outside, even when the weather is cold

By Calum Robertson, March 8 2019 — Many of us loathe the winter months. They bring the awfulness of daily commutes, the struggle to stay warm and the sense of depression from grey skies and early evenings. The urge to spend as much time inside as possible seems rational. After all, who among us could…

New Music: Hozier

By Carlie Vassos, March 8 2019 — Hozier is back to delight our ears with his booming and effervescent voice on his first full-length album since 2014. Wasteland, Baby! promises listeners a soothing blend of musical styles across 14 tracks, incorporating a mix of blues and gospel elements among playful drumbeats and rhythmic guitar strums….

Ghost River Theatre set to première Giant

By Troy Hasselman, March 8 2019 — Ghost River Theatre is set to première Giant, a work inspired by the life of wrestler André the Giant told from the perspective of his abandoned daughter, as part of the annual Festival of Animated Objects. The play uses an all-female-identifying cast, puppets, dance montages, elaborate stage setups…

Glenbow Museum holds Community Day

By Shanaz Pasha, March 8 2019 — The Glenbow Museum held its annual Community Day event on March 3, granting free admission for all museum guests for the day. This event allowed the entire community to experience the exhibitions and pieces on display at the site such as works that address Indigenous identity, as well as…

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