The University of Calgary School of Creative and Performing Arts presents Jebat

The University of Calgary School of Creative and Performing Arts presents Jebat, written by Malaysian playwright Hatta Azad Khan and translated by Nadia Khan, opening Oct. 24. The play is a tragicomedy that reimagines two Malaysian classics from the 15th and 16th century: Sejarah Melayu (the Malay Annals) and Hikayat Hang Tuah (Epic of Hang…


Roger Jackson’s impact on U of C

By Taylor McKee, October 23 2014 — Roger Jackson’s impact on the landscape of sport in Canada and the University of Calgary is vast and multi-faceted. As an athlete, Jackson won gold in coxless pairs rowing at the 1964 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, despite only training with his partner, George Hungerford, for a…


New Music: SBTRKT

By Jason Herring, October 23 2014 — London electronic producer Aaron Jerome, better known as SBTRKT, released his sophomore effort, Wonder Where We Land, on Oct. 7 following a wildly successful debut album. In 2011, SBTRKT rose to fame  with his self-titled debut that deftly fused dubstep, garage and soul music. A defining trait of…


New Music: You+Me

By Sonny Sachdeva, October 23 2014 — From Canadian folk-hero Dallas Green and longtime pop-icon P!nk (Alecia Moore) comes the hauntingly beautiful rose ave., the result of the duo’s surprising new project, You+Me. Overflowing with feathery harmonies that wind in and out of calm acoustic instrumentals, the album’s strength lies in the artists’ powerful, angelic…


National Geographic brings big cats to Epcor

By Jori Kellow, October 23 2014 — While other eight year olds were riding bikes and swinging on monkey bars, Steve Winter dreamed of becoming a photographer for National Geographic. His love of photography has shaped his life ever since. Given his first camera at age seven, Winter absorbed all the information he could about…


SU membership shouldn’t be mandatory

By Alex Procyk, October 23 2014 — Our student union is easily one of the best in Canada. Most of their revenue comes from MacHall instead of students fees, their political advocacy focuses on student issues and they support diverse campus resources. However, the University of Calgary Students’ Union still garners some criticism. While a…

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