Rhys Sosnowski

Should diploma exams be worth 50 per cent of students’ overall marks?

Yes, diploma exams prepare students for university By Hayden McBennett, November 27 2014 — Albertan high school students are probably happy to hear that the Alberta School Board Association supports the idea of diploma exams that are weighted at only 30 per cent of the final mark. We’d all like it if our university courses…

Melanie Bethune

Student apathy hurts our political efforts

By Kate Jacobson, November 27 2014 — Students have a difficult time being heard in Alberta’s legislative assembly. Brian Mason, the former leader of Alberta’s New Democrat Party, offers the most consistent support to students of any Albertan politician. He recently spent time in question period grilling Minister of Advanced Education Donald Scott over the…

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Bloody Poetry focuses on literary rockstars of the 19th-century

By Jason Herring, November 27 2014 — The University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) is bringing their production of Howard Brenton’s play Bloody Poetry to the Reeve Theatre opening Nov. 25. Set in early 19th-century Europe, the play centres around the lives of English romantic poet Lord Byron and his mistress,…

Louie Villanueva

Ogungbemi-Jackson drives the lane

The Dinos men’s basketball team rose to the top of the Prairie Division standings after splitting their series against the University of Manitoba Bisons. Ogungbemi-Jackson averaged 23 points on 47 per cent shooting.


Flames building strong core through unconventional methods

By Sonny Sachdeva , November 27 2014 — The standard model for success in the National Hockey League is a combination of high first-round draft picks, smart coaching and a few strategic trades sprinkled on the side. The Calgary Flames, who have raised themselves into contender status with their surprisingly strong play, have taken a…

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Remembering Daryl “Doc” Seaman

By Taylor McKee , November 27 2014 — It’s difficult to imagine what hockey in Calgary would look like if it weren’t for Daryl “Doc” Seaman. And hockey is only a small part of the legacy he has in southern Alberta. Born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Seaman was a gifted athlete in both baseball and hockey….

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