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Every year, the outgoing editor-in-chief of the Gauntlet takes the final editorial to reflect on their year and offer up any wisdom they may have. Unlike many of my predecessors, I relish the opportunity to engage in sentimental reflection — my essay-length holiday cards are a Gauntlet staple — though I can’t guarantee any worthwhile…

The SU must pay its employees fairly to promote its mandate

By Melanie Woods, April 4 2017 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union is currently hiring part- and full-time positions for the upcoming summer and academic year. These include roles like Social Media Coordinator, Volunteer Services Coordinator and Program and Events Assistant. These positions are designed to be filled by students and require around 10–15…

The Gauntlet transitions to a monthly magazine format

By Scott Strasser, April 4 2017 — After 57 years of printing weekly newspapers — and for a time bi-weekly — the Gauntlet is moving to a monthly print and daily website format. Starting this spring, the Gauntlet will stop producing a weekly newspaper and will instead publish a monthly magazine. “We recognize the media…

And so it all goes to shit

By Melanie Woods, March 7 2017 — The Gauntlet elected a new Editor-in-Chief on March 7. By “elected,” of course we mean already forgot about. Of the two candidates, Jason Herring eeked out a narrow victory over Tree in what many see as a shocking upset. Tree’s platform included rational, well-informed points such as “dependable?”,…

Violent language from Wildrose on Campus Club unacceptable

By Melanie Woods, March 7 2017 — This week, the University of Calgary Wildrose on Campus (WROC) and U of C Conservatives student clubs planned to co-host a screening of The Red Pill, a documentary about the men’s right’s movement. However, the two  clubs quickly backed off the screening following a wave of backlash to…

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