Why practising yoga in the mountains is good for the soul

By Aurora Anderson, June 22 2018 — Life’s stresses catch up with us at the worst times. Most of us aren’t aware of how much residual stress we hold onto, manifesting itself in our breathing, habits, thought patterns and posture. This summer, focus on recharging both your body and mind with some yoga in the…

Unique sport of bike polo a must-see summer activity

By Kristy Koehler, June 21 2018 —  There’s no shortage of eclectic recreation opportunities in Calgary, with the city housing leagues and clubs for sports like fencing, cricket and quidditch. There’s a good chance, however, that you’re less familiar with the sport of bike polo. Bike polo takes the established sport of traditional polo —…

Thundercat and Mount Kimbie kick off Sled Island with a cosmic daze

By Thomas Johnson, June 21 2018 — How many Wednesdays could you catch both Thundercat and Mount Kimbie? Probably not many. Sled Island is here. It’s gonna get weird. Thundercat took to the Palace’s haze of neon and tobacco fumes at 10 p.m. in a navy driving cap and periwinkle-pink braids. According to the bouncer, the…

SU budget approved at June 19 SLC meeting

By Jason Herring, June 20 2018 — The Students’ Legislative Council approved the Students’ Union annual budget and discussed revisions to the SU Elections Policy at their June 19 meeting. Beforehand, Board of Governors representative Frank Finley gave a pre-report for the upcoming June 22 BOG meeting. He highlighted that Friday’s meeting will be the…

University of Calgary receives $20-million donation for additional Haskayne building

By Matty Hume, June 19 2018 — On June 15, the University of Calgary announced plans for the construction of Mathison Hall, a new building next to Scurfield Hall, expanding the Haskayne School of Business. The university also announced the reception of a $20-million donation from the building’s namesake, Calgary businessman Ronald P. Mathison, which…

New Music: Nas

By Thomas Johnson, June 15 2018 — For hip-hop heads steeped in tradition, Nas is the platonic ideal of a rapper. It’s his voice, his cadence and the way he makes syllables and vowels dance and spin themselves into concrete-corner epics. He embodied the jaded innocence of the boy-on-the-corner — the purest distillation of hip-hop. He’s…

Investigation reveals TransAlta involvement in U of A research

By Matty Hume, June 15 2018 — In late May, an article written by investigative journalist Carol Linnitt and published by the Narwhal revealed that air quality research from the University of Alberta School of Public Health was reviewed by the coal company TransAlta ahead of its publication. The article cites a series of emails…

Calgary’s Mariel Buckley is driving in her own lane

By Liam Dawe, June 15 2018 —  Calgary’s Mariel Buckley is carving her way into the limelight on the heels of her May release, Driving In The Dark. Expect to see her on Canadian charts or gracing the stage of your local pub in the near future. The songwriter received well-deserved national recognition for Driving…

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