Dawn Muenchrath
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Parting shots from the EIC

I can’t stand stale traditions, clichés, unsolicited advice and cheap sentiment, but the Gauntlet demands this of me, so please be patient. The editor-in-chief is supposed to share some hard-earned wisdom in the last editorial of the year. This is difficult because I’m not wise. I spent the last six years avoiding honest work, and I was…

Dawn Muenchrath
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The computers are taking over

By Ashton Chugh, April 9 2015 — Technology has been integral to the capitalists’ costs-cutting directive and gained widespread notoriety during the industrial revolution. However, computerization is not just relevant to manufacturing — it has breached the world of sports journalism. At the beginning of 2015, the Associated Press — one of the world’s most…

Louie Villanueva
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Russell Wood breaks Canadian backstroke record

By Ashton Chugh, April 9 2015 — With a time of 25.13 seconds, Dinos swimmer Russell Wood set a new Canadian record in the men’s 50-metre backstroke at the Canadian Trials in Toronto on April 2. “I’m feeling great,” Wood said. “I’m really excited.” The Calgary native took a year off from competing with the…

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Hitmen roll into second round of playoffs

By Sonny Sachdeva, April 9 2015 — The Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Calgary Hitmen have continued their dominant 2014–15 season, defeating the Kootenay Ice in a thrilling seven-game series to advance to the Eastern Conference semi-finals. After finishing the regular season as Central Division champions, the Hitmen will face division rivals, the Medicine Hat Tigers,…

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Usually Beauty Fails examines the pursuit of beauty

By Stephanie Tang, April 9 2015 — Six dancers and a rock band will take the stage to create something beautiful at the performance-arts show Usually Beauty Fails. The event, which is playing at Theatre Junction Grand beginning April 15, integrates both pop culture and avant-garde elements. Frédérick Gravel, the show’s creator, director and choreographer,…

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Arts group invents history with music and mixed-genre book

By Cheryl Minns, The Other Press, April 9 2015 — When Vancouver-based interdisciplinary arts group Sun Belt set out to make their debut album, they ended up with more than a collection of catchy tracks. The result was instrumental and lyrical digital album Cabalcor, accompanied by a mixed-genre book, Cabalcor: An Extracted History. The book…

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