Campus Style: Summer Edition

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, April 19, 2017 —   Emily Fenyvesi Third-year economics major Emily Fenyvesi is rocking this textured posh jacket and plaid scarf combination. Although her jacket is three years old, its timeless cut shows how a good fit is the gift that keeps on giving. The beige and tan notes of the jacket…

Your future is a sweltering hot summer day

By Derek Baker, April 27 2017 — Aries  (March 21 – April 19) Since every day is summer during your summer class, the whole class will break out in song, singing High School Musical 2’s “What Time Is It,” at the end of each lecture. It’s a vacation! Taurus  (April 20 – May 20) A…

U of C’s only three-year degree program up for termination

By Saima Asad, April 27 2017 — The University of Calgary’s only three-year degree program might soon get the boot. The Faculty of Arts is considering discontinuing the Bachelors in communications and culture (BCC) program due to declining interest from students. Enrolment in the BCC has declined over the past decade, from 316 students in…

Four ways to give your old school supplies new life

By Jill Girgulis, April 27 2017 — Now that the Winter semester is finally over, there’s no better time to start that spring cleaning you’ve been putting off. The first step in this annual purge is dealing with the massive pile of school stuff you’ve accumulated over the year. We’ve created a list of options…

U of C libraries receive $1 million in grant funding

By Zarif Alibhai, April 27 2017 —  On March 31, the University of Calgary received about $1 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help evolve its library resources. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is a private foundation based in New York. The foundation distributes grants to universities to promote research in the humanities…

CASA forms two-year partnership with Quebec Students’ Union

By Kiana Negahdari, April 18 2017 — For the first time, the Canadian Alliance of Students’ Associations (CASA) and the Quebec Students Union (QSU) have agreed to work together. The recently announced two-year partnership will open doors to advocate to Quebec Members of Parliament that CASA did not previously have access to. CASA approved pursuing…

A Summer of Date Ideas

By Nikayla Goddard, April 27 2017 — Summer is right around the corner, and if you’re in the dating scene, you know that this is prime time to get out there with potential lovers while you aren’t stuck inside writing papers and completing labs. This is your time to shine, so make your summer dating…

New Music: Goldfrapp

By Gurman Sahota, April 27 2017 — After a four-year break, Goldfrapp returns with Silver Eye. Don’t get too excited though, since the album feels like a reproduction of previous works by the English electro-pop duo. The album begins and ends in the same way — bland and homogenous, with each track nearly indecipherable from…

New Music: Mount Eerie

By Jason Herring, April 27 2017 — Phil Elverum’s wife, Geneviève, passed away in July 2016 from pancreatic cancer. “She died at home with me and her parents holding her, hopefully having reached some last minute peace. It’s all very sad and surreal,” Elverum wrote online on the day of her death. A Crow Looked…

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