Don’t let the gym bros weigh you down

By David Song, September 25 2014 — I work out. Am I physically robust? Not really. Do I lift? Well, right now I’m working on being able to lift my body weight on the assisted pull-up machine, but I need the assistance for a reason. At 5’3” and 135 pounds, I’m what you would call…

Dinos Athletic Excellence Award program announces $500,000 in scholarships

By Ashton Chugh, September 25 2014 — The University of Calgary Dinos announced that $500,000 from the Dinos Athletic Excellence Award program will be available to student-athletes in the 2014–15 academic year. The increase from $250,000 doubles the Dinos’ scholarship offering from 2013–14. Combined with the Jimmie Condon athletic scholarships funded by the Government of…

Historic night for Timmis as Dinos beat Huskies

By Ashton Chugh, September 25 2014 — The Dinos football team continued their road trip with a 38–24 win over the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Sept. 19. In what was the Dinos’ toughest test of the season, Mercer Timmis — the reigning Canada West MVP — picked up 208 rushing yards on 22 carries, scoring…


Dinos stomp pesky Huskies 2–1

By Annie Randhawa, September 25 2014 — The Dinos women’s soccer team remains undefeated after a 2–1 victory over the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Sunday, Sept. 21. The victory puts the Dinos in first place in the Canada West Prairie division. The Dinos are now 4–0–2 for the season, while the Huskies record fell…


Students and community march against sexual violence

By Katy Atherholt, September 25 2014 — Hundreds took to the streets on Sept. 19 to rally against violence toward women in Calgary’s 33rd annual Take Back the Night (TBTN) march.  Demonstrators gathered at Connaught Park to show support for those affected by violence against women and demonstrate for a woman’s right to walk the…


Squirrel with pizza makes dean’s list

By Sean Willett, September 25 2014 — A local squirrel who found an entire slice of pizza made it onto the 2013-14 faculty of science dean’s list, an honour meant to recognize students with exceptional academic standing. The squirrel was spotted a few months ago on the University of Calgary campus, holding a completely uneaten…

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