Michael Issakidis

Residence students hunt campus rabbits after dining centre price hike

By Melanie Woods, October 6 2015 – Campus Security responded to reports of an organized group of residence students hunting rabbits on campus last week . Roughly two dozen students were gathered around a small campfire behind the Olympic Oval. Campus security found them roasting the rabbits on a spit and tearing into the cooked…

Kaleem Khan

You will “lift up thine eyes” to your future

By Melanie Woods, October 6 2015 – Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) You will wake up one morning to find that the Taylor family purchased the souls of every student at the University of Calgary. You are  now Taylor Student of Higher Education #4562. Scorpio  (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) You will lift up…

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Head-to-head NBA 2015–16 season preview

By Grant Jackson & Ashton Chugh, October 6 2015 — With the NBA season tipping off this month, the Gauntlet gives their two cents on how it will all shake out: Where do you see the Toronto Raptors finishing this season? Grant Jackson: The Raptors will likely play a very different style this year due…


Five pets to help you cope with the crippling loneliness of university

By Jill Girgulis, October 6 2015 – As a university student, you probably struggle to take care of yourself. However, that doesn’t mean your incompetence should be limited to just one creature. If you’re looking to add love back into your life, the Gauntlet has compiled a list of five pets perfectly suited for students….

Louie Villanueva

Thank you notes

By Jill Girgulis, October 6 2015 – In honour of the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend, we compiled a list of what we’re most grateful for. Thank you, TFDL, for restricting hot food in the group workrooms. I guess I’ll just tell my tasty casserole to stay home tomorrow. Thank you, first year biology lectures, for filling…

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India’s national ice hockey team making history

By Sonny Sachdeva, October 6 2015 — Think of ice hockey’s top competitive nations and a few names probably come to mind — Canada, Russia, the United States. One name likely not included on that list is India, but the country’s national ice hockey association is looking to change that. Ice hockey has been on…

Louie Villanueva

Dinos top Huskies to remain undefeated

By Sonny Sachdeva, October 6 2015 — The Dinos football team continued their banner season with a 59–19 victory over the University of Saskatchewan Huskies at McMahon Stadium on Oct. 3. After sprinting out to a league-best 4–0 record over the first month of the 2015 season, the Dinos kicked off October with another dominant…

NōD Magazine relaunches with gender issue

By Jason Herring, October 6 2015 — The future of NōD Magazine, the University of Calgary’s undergraduate creative writing publication, hung in limbo throughout most of last year. The publication was unable to print any issues over the 2014–15 academic year due to a lack of funding. But with the emergence of a number of…

Jason Herring

New campus vendors offer diverse eats

The beginning of this semseter shook up the campus food landscape at the University of Calgary. Chartwells’ 10-year reign as the campus food provider ended in April and American food giant Aramark has replaced them, launching a set of vendors throughout the campus. The options are limitless, ranging from Mexican food and sushi to tea…

New Music: The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die

By Jason Herring, October 6 2015 — The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die’s (TWiaBP) debut album was my favourite record of 2013. The nine-piece Connecticut emo band perfectly captured everything I love about the genre, from twinkly guitars to impassioned, life-affirming vocals. The band has now signed…

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