Haskayne students raise over $25,000 with Chillin’ for Charity

By Tina Shaygan, November 10 2017 — Hosted for the eighth time on the University of Calgary campus, this year’s Chillin’ for Charity event raised over $25,000, exceeding the organizers’ $15,000 goal. Chillin’ for Charity is an annual event held by Haskayne School of Business students for JDC West, a competition where business students from 12 universities…

Very serious reviews: Third time’s the charm for the God of Thunder

By Jill Girgulis, November 10 2017 — It’s been a long journey, but Thor Odinson finally got to star in a movie that won’t be remembered as one of the worst in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The third standalone Thor movie, Thor: Ragnarok, was released Nov. 3 and has received positive responses from fans and…

Calgary poet earns 2017 Governor General’s Literary Award

By Jill Girgulis, November 10 2017 — It’s taken a few decades, but Calgary poet Richard Harrison finally feels like his writing is “getting better.” Harrison is the 2017 recipient of the Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language poetry for his collection of poems, On Not Losing My Father’s Ashes in the Flood. The 1995 University…

New Music: October Album Wrap-Up

By Thomas Johnson, November 10 2017 —   Young Thug & Future – Super Slimey 2017 has already brought out the best in Future and Young Thug. A week after dropping a popular self-titled album in February, Future released HNDRXX. And Beautiful Thugger Girls, Young Thug’s most accomplished work to date, was released in June. Both…

Former Dinos information director dedicates life-long funding to football program

By Christie Melhorn, November 9 2017 —  On Nov. 8, a new part of former Dinos Athletics sports information director (SID) Jack Neumann’s legacy was revealed. In addition to the passion and volunteer work Neumann dedicates to the University of Calgary, he is now permanently providing funding for the Dinos football team’s jerseys. In his…

Three standout Dinos in women’s basketball team’s Nov. 4 loss

By Tommy Osborne, November 8 2017 —  On Nov. 4, the University of Calgary women’s basketball team hosted the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in a tight match. The 59–62 game was their first loss of the season, but several Dinos stood out in the hard-fought battle. Brianna Ghali, guard/forward Canada West all-star Brianna Ghali…

U of C must swiftly and categorically condemn acts of discrimination on campus

By Jason Herring, November 9 2017 — Another act of racism occurred this week at the University of Calgary. Posters stating “It’s okay to be white” were found scattered throughout campus. The Rock displayed the same message for students returning from the weekend. This message was not unique to the U of C. Over 100…

Oh, hi Mark: The Disaster Artist writer Greg Sestero returning to Calgary

By Matt Hume, November 9 2017 — The Fifth Reel is a local staple. For half a decade, they’ve delivered highly engaging screenings of cult classics from Rushmore to Space Jam along with opening sets from live bands and an abundance of audience interaction. On Nov. 29, The Fifth Reel is celebrating their fifth anniversary…

‘It’s okay to be white’ messages appear on U of C campus

By Jason Herring, November 9 2017 — A trend across North American campuses of the proliferation of racist posters saying, “It’s okay to be white” has come to the University of Calgary. Pieces of paper sporting the message started appearing around campus on Nov. 2. The same message also appeared on the campus Rock early…

Five very legit paper-writing tips

By Tina Shaygan, November 9 2017 — To help you combat creeping paper deadlines, we compiled a list of the very best advice for writing an A+ scholarly masterpiece. Follow these simple steps to create your best academic work.   Come up with a very hot take: Make sure to include the edgiest, hottest take…

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