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Student finds Holy Grail of bathrooms at University of Calgary

By Bryan Moxon, May 31 2016 — After years of speculation over its existence, fourth-year urban studies student Percy Pear discovered a perfectly pristine university washroom last week. “I was walking to campus one morning when I was struck in the mouth by a piece of paper,” Pear said. “After careful examination, I noticed it…

Comedian Jimmy Carr talks political correctness and not “refusing the muse”

By Bryan Moxon, May 3 2016 — Jimmy Carr is an award-winning British stand-up comedian known for his witty one-liners and controversial jokes. He will perform a sold-out show at MacEwan Hall on Friday, May 6 as part of his international world tour Funny Business. We sat down to chat with Carr about his experience…

What’s the deal with stand-up, anyways?

By Bryan Moxon, October 27 2015 — All great stand-up comedians used open mic comedy nights to hone their acts and perfect their craft. So what’s the local scene like for aspiring Calgary comics? The longest-standing venue in the city is Yuk Yuk’s, currently located in the Elbow River Casino. They hold open mic shows…

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