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Celebrated local musician releases second record

By Jason Herring, March 5 2015 —  When Samantha Savage Smith released her debut album Tough Cookie in early 2011, the Calgary musician received a flurry of praise for her earnest songwriting and bluesy voice. The record was so well received, that the then 23-year-old singer found herself at the top of a number of…

Louie Villanueva
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Cascades dump Dinos to end season

By Ashton Chugh, March 5 2015 — The University of Fraser Valley Cascades put an end to the Dinos men’s basketball season with a 72–65 win in game two of the Canada West quarterfinals on Feb. 28 in Abbotsford. UFV took game one the previous night by a score of 78–71. Cascades guard Vijay Dhillon…

Louie Villanueva
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Pandas trample Dinos to end series

By Ashton Chugh, March 5 2015 — The Dinos women’s hockey team was eliminated from the Canada West semifinals after losing game two by a score of 4–3 against the University of Alberta Pandas on Feb. 28 in Edmonton. The Dinos lost in overtime as Canada West all-rookie team selection and Pandas forward Hannah Olenyk…

Louie Villanueva
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New bystander intervention training for U of C staff

By Alexander Kim, March 5 2015 — The University of Calgary is rolling out a new bystander intervention training program for faculty, staff and student leaders. The program is designed to teach participants how to identify and safely intervene in cases of bullying, hazing and violence. Members of the Dinos varsity athletics teams will be…

Louie Villanueva
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Amnesty International hosts human rights conference at the U of C

By Chase Little, March 5 2015 — The University of Calgary chapter of Amnesty International (AI) will host a human rights conference in the Students’ Legislative Council’s chambers in MacHall from March 6–7. AI U of C president Andrea Oakunsheyld said she’s excited to expose students to a world of activism happening outside Calgary. “The human rights…

Louie Villanueva
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Arabic language and Muslim cultures may get a minor

By Fabian Mayer, March 5 2015 — Students at the University of Calgary may soon be able to minor in Arabic language and Muslim cultures. Professors in the linguistics department are putting together a proposal and the minor may be available for the 2016–17 academic year. Arabic courses were introduced in the fall of 2013…

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