Develop time-management skills to increase productivity

By Christie Melhorn, October 18 2017 —  Balancing school, work and a healthy social life is a wobbly act that demands strong time-management skills. However, we are simply told this more often than taught how to achieve it. We know that day planners organize our lives, that we shouldn’t put off assignments and that one…

Your horoscope will determine why you’re going to cry next

By Tanvi Sankar and Grace Stone, October 18 2017 —   Libra  (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) You’ll get no sleep the night before an 8 a.m. lecture and the line for Tim Hortons will be larger than the bags under your eyes.   Scorpio  (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) You pulled an all-nighter studying,…

Online learning doesn’t fulfill the needs of the job market

By Jesse Stilwell, October 17, 2017 — When I signed up for an online French class, I thought it was the perfect way to earn some credits while I worked out of town for the summer. However, the superficial understanding that I gained from my course changed my opinion of online learning. Completing some elective…

How to fight the mid-semester slump

By Rachel Woodward, October 17 2017 — We’re all familiar with the mid-semester slump. Midterms are underway, assignments are in full throttle and your mental health is seemingly as fragile as it ever has been. Don’t fret, though. With a few changes to your daily routine, you can make it through this low point.  …

Arcade Fire energizes Saddledome with remarkable performance

By Thomas Johnson, October 17 2017 — Arcade Fire performed at the Saddledome on Oct. 12 following their summer release Everything Now. The “Infinite Content Tour” operates as a satirical critique of rampant consumerism, invasive marketing, content saturation and push notifications. Fittingly, the band soundtracked their own walk-on, spilling from the dressing room into the…

BREAKING NEWS: It’s hella windy outside

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Calgarians want a council they can trust, not a drastically different approach

By Jesse Stilwell, October 17 2017 — Calgary did its thing in last night’s municipal election and went with the conservative choice — but not in the way you would expect. They elected every single incumbent candidate, choosing four new faces only when this wasn’t an option. Calgarians want people that they can trust in council…

Nenshi wins third term as voter turnout hits 40-year high

By Tina Shaygan, October 17 2017 —  (With files from Justin Schellenberg) After a divisive campaign period, Naheed Nenshi was re-elected as Calgary’s mayor for a third term on Oct. 16, capturing 51 per cent of the vote. Bill Smith trailed at 44 per cent, while no other candidate polled more than 3 per cent….

Calgary’s positive strongman culture demonstrated at amateur competition

By Christie Melhorn, October 16 2017 —  Before learning about Calgary’s strongman community, I was indifferent to the sport. My only exposure to it was through in the Guinness Book of World Records. The photos of bulky, bearded guys covered in tattoos dragging semis or hauling kegs with bulging veins and clenched teeth kind of…

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