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Your future is cooler than cool — it’s ice cold

By Derek Baker, March 14 2017 —   Pisces  (Feb. 19 – March 20) You will accidentally leave the heating pad on your bed plugged in all day. Alongside the obvious fire hazard, you will burn your ass when you crawl into bed that night. Aries  (March 21 – April 19) You will lick a…

How to cope when the Wi-Fi conks out

By Derek Baker, March 7 2017 —  Last Friday, March 3 saw the University of Calgary’s wireless networks go down for the majority of the day — again. Frustration mounted as students were unable to connect their devices to Wi-Fi, bringing the school on the verge erupting into anarchic chaos. If the Wi-Fi ever crashes…

Five exotic locales to visit this break

By Derek Baker, February 14 2017 — As reading week approaches, the envy you feel towards your friend jetting off to Cabo is probably growing stronger. You can attempt to justify the shitty reality of waking up to another -30 C day by taking comfort in the fact that they won’t get anything done. But…

The SU must respect their own governance

By Derek Baker, January 24 2017 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union is a democratic organization, as described in their bylaws. Motions, policies and resolutions are voted upon by council members during meetings. The legitimacy of a democratically run institution rests on the foundation of adhering to the outcome of such votes. However, this…

The sun will come out tomorrow and so will your future with these horoscopes

By Derek Baker, January 24 2017 —   Aquarius  (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) After hitting snooze on your phone’s alarm for the seventh time in a row, Siri will make a snide comment, saying that you will amount to nothing in your life. Pisces  (Feb. 19 – March 20)  You will watch your roommate unblinkingly brush…

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