What mishap will befall you on Bermuda Shorts Day?

By Frankie Hart, April 12 2017 — Aries (March 21 – April 19) A peer will throw up on your shirt. If the resulting shape resembles a heart, it’s a good sign for your love life. If it’s a dollar sign, financial success is on the way. If it’s a skull, throw that shirt out…

Province introduce post-secondary executive pay regulations

By Jason Herring, April 10 2018 — The provincial New Democratic Party announced new regulations for post-secondary executives’ salaries on April 10. According to the Alberta government, the changes aim to bring compensation in the province in line with the national average and are projected to save $5 million annually. Alberta post-secondary executive salaries are…

Calgary’s surrealist theatre celebrates 25 years

By Thomas Johnson, April 10 2018 —  Ghost River Theatre (GRT) is celebrating its quarter-century mark on April 13 at the West Village Theatre. Founded by Doug Curtis as an ad-hoc theatre troupe in 1992, GRT became a syndicated group in 1999. In the years following, the troupe toured around the world thanks to the…

Alberta needs reasonable limit on university executives’ salaries

April 9 2018 — University of Alberta students recently protested a four-per-cent budget cut amid static executive salaries. Minister of Advanced Education Marlin Schmidt also condemned the U of A administration for these missteps. Furthermore, students criticized Ryerson University’s president for his salary when Ontario’s sunshine list was released last week. The presidents of those schools made…

Far-away galaxies feel right at home at Calgary Expo

By Kent Wong, April 6 2018 —  At the end of April sits a four-day event that has steadily grown to be one of Canada’s largest fan conventions. From its beginnings in 2006 as a humble comic book convention, the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo has quickly grown to captivate sci-fi, horror and other pop-culture…

New Music: March Album Wrap-Up

By Thomas Johnson, April 6 2018 —  YFN Lucci – Ray Ray From Summerhill For a long time, the best parts of YFN Lucci’s career were thanks to collaborations with hard-hitting geniuses like Takeoff and Quavo, with Lucci slinking around verses with a voice as viscous as Newtonian fluid. Ray Ray From Summerhill is YFN…

Dinos men’s baseball team gearing up for 2017–18 season

By Christie Melhorn, April 6 2018 —  As the semester wraps up, so too do most Dinos athletics seasons. However, some campus sports, such as the men’s baseball squad, are only just beginning their seasons. The Dinos baseball team started in the early 2000s as a men’s league open to the public. While attending Mount…

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