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New Music: Twin Shadow

By Kate Jacobson, April 2 2015 — The best thing about Eclipse, the new album from Twin Shadow, is that it doesn’t pretend to be anything other than what it is. It’s overdramatic pop music, the kind you listen to when you’re walking home drunk after missing the last train. Soaring vocals combined with thundering…

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SU presents proposal for redesigned Den

By Chris Adams, April 2 2015 — Students’ Legislative Council (SLC) passed the first reading of a $483,901 extra-budgetary expenditure that will fund the Den’s renovation over the summer. According to the briefing provided to SLC, “the Den must be up-to-date to operate on an even playing field with its competitors.” The budget for the…

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Dinos snatch up another star Winnipeg guard

By Ashton Chugh, April 2 2015 — The University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team acquired top rookie prospect Torrez McKoy from Winnipeg. McKoy is expected to the fill a void at the point guard after Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson retired this year. McKoy averaged 29 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and five steals per game at…

Foothills Campus to host puppy rooms for second year

By Hayden McBennett, April 2 2015 — Puppy rooms are back at the University of Calgary’s Foothills Campus. Students’ Union faculty of medicine representative Carsten Krueger is following the lead of his predecessor, Jay Wang, by encouraging the SU to bring a puppy room to Foothills. They weren’t scheduled to return to Foothills Campus this…

Dawn Muenchrath
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Get past the hump to tone your rump

By Eric Licis, April 2 2015 — With summer in sight, being active is front and centre in a lot of students’ minds. However, it’s common to pick up sedentary habits after a long winter. It’s hard to rationalize picking up heavy weights and running in place for 45 minutes when there are 10 episodes…

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Students struggle to find summer jobs in slumping economy

By Stephanie Tang, April 2 2015 — Can’t find a summer job? You’re not alone. Post-secondary students are struggling to find work this summer as a slow economy takes its toll on employers across the city. The University of Calgary’s Career Services has seen substantial increases in students seeking their help as a result. “We…

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