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U of C Australian Football Club brings university championship to Calgary

By Kristy Koehler, November 9 2018— The University of Calgary has a plethora of sporting options available, both at the varsity and club levels. One group looking to make an impact on the university’s sporting landscape is the Australian Football Club. Australian Football, known colloquially as Aussie Rules or just ‘footy,’ is surprisingly popular in…

The Shakespeare Company brings Hamlet madness to Calgary

By Kristy Koehler, November 1 2018 — “The play’s the thing,” says William Shakespeare’s Hamlet in a famous soliloquy. This year, the play will be four very different things, as Haysam Kadri, artistic director of The Shakespeare Company, brings the Danish prince to life on stage in four creative presentations of one of Shakespeare’s most…

Dinos basketball opens season ahead of Pack the Jack

By Kristy Koehler, November 1 2018 — The University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team opened their season of Canada West conference play with a home court win on Oct. 26. The game began with a banner raising celebrating the team’s U Sports National Championship title win last year, the first in Dinos history. This…

Former tennis pro Andrew Ochotta provides big draw for Dinos

By Kristy Koehler, November 1 2018 — The University of Calgary Dinos have a big draw in former professional tennis player Andrew Ochotta. He played in the Australian Open, once practised with former number-one-ranked player Novak Djokovic and has travelled all over the world playing tennis. Due to strict eligibility rules imposed on former pro…

Coming weekend provides plethora of sport options

By Kristy Koehler, October 26 2018 — This coming weekend is a sports fan’s dream, filled with high-stakes matchups, playoff games and celebratory season openers. The Dinos play at home in a plethora of events — these home-field-advantage spectacles will give you a break from midterms. Basketball: The Dinos men’s team will celebrate last season’s…

FSC offers intercultural competency quiz

By Kristy Koehler, October 23 2018 — The University of Calgary’s Faith and Spirituality Centre is now offering The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), a quiz that assesses intercultural competence, defined by the FSC as “the capability to shift cultural perspective and appropriately adapt behaviour to cultural differences and commonalities.” This is done through 50 questions…

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