Enjoy some darker folk from Lindsey Walker

By Matt Hume, January 18 2018 — Winnipeg-born Edmonton folk artist Lindsey Walker is playing with Lion Pride and The Torchettes on Jan. 27 at Nite Owl with a new album in hand. Nominated as an ‘Artist to Watch’ at the 2013 Edmonton Music Awards for her debut Our Glory, Walker continues to write songs…

Four ways to combat relationship anxiety

By Lady Marmalade, January 18, 2018 — Dating can be overwhelming. The pressure to constantly meet new people is exhausting and stressful at the best of times. And if you struggle with anxiety, the world of relationships and dating can be unbearable, especially in university. Feeling nervous before a date is normal, but experiencing extreme…

Ways to manage the feelings attached to sexual assault

By Christie Melhorn, January 18 2018 —  I felt pretty numb when I first heard about 21-year-old sex offender Connor Neurauter being allowed to delay his 90-day sentence — given for physically and emotionally abusing a minor — to finish his semester at the University of Calgary. This was enabled by a B.C. judge and…

New Dinos athletic director wants to enhance student-athlete experience

By Christie Melhorn, January 17 2018 —  On Jan. 2, Jason Kerswill took over as athletic director of the University of Calgary Dinos. The role remained vacant for six months after his predecessor, Christine Stapleton, departed in June 2017. Kerswill carries an extensive athletic background as a previous student athlete at St. Francis Xavier University…

New Canada West logo will make more appearances at U of C in 2018

By Christie Melhorn, January 16 2018 —  Scores, statistics and sports technology are generally dominant topics of discussion regarding the sports world. The significance of insignias and logos representing teams and leagues is easily overlooked since interact with them on such a frequent basis. However, thorough consideration goes into their design to ensure an organization’s…

On-campus parking rates set to increase

By Ashar Memon, January 16 2018 — University of Calgary students can expect to pay more to park on campus as rates will increase starting May 1. The school last increased prices in 2014, and before that in 2013. Day fares will increase from $7 to $8 in lots 10, 11 and 32 and will…

Residence changes include altered meal plan, cheaper fees in some buildings

By Ashar Memon, January 16 2018 — The University of Calgary is implementing a new residence meal plan and reducing fees in some residence buildings starting May 2018, after the Board of Governors voted to approve the changes on Dec. 15. While most residences rates will remain the same for next year, Yamnuska Hall will…

Net neutrality vital for equitable internet use in Canada

By Jason Herring, January 16 2018 — Though we often take it for granted, internet use in Canada comes with a lot more personal freedoms than are allowed elsewhere in the world. In Spain and Portugal, for example, using certain applications can come with a monthly price tag, similar to a cable television channel package,…

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