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Five tips to help with the summer job hunt

By Drew Thomas, March 28 2017 — It’s almost the beginning of April and you haven’t even started looking for a summer job. We feel you. With your peers and Facebook-acquaintances-who-you’d-like-to-lifeswap-with-and-never-change-back prepping for life-changing internships or spectacular travel in the coming months, you can no longer avoid the summer job search grind. Here are five…

Your future is dull with your new Students’ Union representatives

By Drew Thomas, March 7 2017 — Pisces  (Feb. 19 – March 20) You will soon come into a plethora of free food from SU gimmicks. Also, your new SU rep will do absolutely nothing to affect your day-to-day life. But hey — free pizza. Aries  (March 21 – April 19) The dead-eyed, ever unblinking…

How to navigate through a sex shop successfully

By Drew Thomas, January 31 2017 — As Sex Week at the University of Calgary approaches, you might want to add some pizazz to your love life and try something new at your neighborhood sex shop. Losing your sex shop virginity can be understandably awkward and walking down an aisle filled with objects you feel shouldn’t…

University offers new degree on NAP-ing

By Drew Thomas, January 24 2016 — This week, the University of Calgary announced a new degree stream promoting the application of Non-Awake Participation (NAP) principles. Students will soon be able to earn a Bachelor of NAP-ing and enrol in intensive sleep-based classes. NAP 327: Practical Application of Dozing is the first course to accurately display what…

Ali Hassan talks food and exploiting his kids for comedy

By Drew Thomas, January 19 2016 — Muslim Canadian comedian, actor, chef and family man Ali Hassan will bring his Muslim Interrupted tour to Calgary on Jan. 20 at the Arts Commons. He will also act as host for this year’s Canada Reads event from Mar. 27–30. The Gauntlet spoke with Hassan about his comedic…

Ten attainable resolutions for 2017

By Drew Thomas, January 17 2016 —   The semester is now well underway and you’ve probably failed to keep your New Year’s resolution already. No judgement here — going to the gym daily or quitting drunk-texting is hard. Still, to make sure your 2017 isn’t a total wash, the Gauntlet devised 10 achievable goals for…

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