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Splendour highlights stories of women in crisis

By Michelle Li, October 25 2016 — The University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts will present Splendour from Oct. 28–29. The award-winning play is written by British screenwriter Abi Morgan, also known for the film The Iron Lady. Splendour focuses on the lives of women in a time of crisis and the…

Calgary Film Festival lineup stacked with international and local talent

By Rachel Woodward, September 8 2016 — As the Calgary International Film Festival draws near, the city prepares for the annual 12-day showcase of international, local and experimental films. Now in its 17th year, the festival will show over 200 films under categories including documentary, music on screen, short film and world cinema. Different days…

$5 million donated for undergraduate scholarships

By Katy Atherholt, January 8 2015 — The Joyce Foundation donated $5 million to the University of Calgary on Dec. 22, 2014 to create new bursaries for undergraduate students. The donation is the largest ever given solely for scholarships at U of C. The awards will be available to incoming undergraduate students from Alberta enrolling…

Film studies gets new screening room

By Michelle Li, October 2 2014 — The University of Calgary’s film studies department started the school year with a new state-of-the-art screening room in Social Sciences 203. Lee Carruthers, assistant professor of film and communications,  says the lab is the result years of planning to find a more suitable location to teach film classes….

Women’s field hockey team brings men’s hockey to the turf

By Christie Melhorn, September 12, 2017 — On Sept. 5, the seeds of a new Dinos tradition were planted on Hawkings Field as the Dinos women’s field hockey and men’s ice hockey teams practiced together for the first time. Third-year defenders Michelle Patterson and Marion Arnott proposed blending the practice after learning about the positive…

Calgary activists come together to fight hate

By Sean Willett, July 1 2017 — What happens when an indigenous activist, a Muslim activist and an anti-fascist walk into a Tim Hortons? For three Calgary community leaders, the result was a united front against hate groups in the city. Michelle Rae Robinson, Saima Jamal and Jason Devine are familiar names for those involved…

New campus club wants students to explore the city by bike

By Christie Melhorn, June 15th 2017 – A new Students’ Union club wants to give you a reason to take your bike out for a summer ride. UCalgary Cycling aims to educate students about cycling while forging new friendships. Cycling doesn’t require formal training and is often done solo. Many people ride recreationally, while others…

“Locker room talk” can’t exclude female athletes

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, October 18 2016 — Republican candidate Donald Trump made headlines again for his lewd comments — but this time, his remarks affected the world of sports. The release of a 2005 video in which Donald Trump refers to sexually harassing and groping women without their consent has warranted responses from sexual assault…

Opera company sends Cinderella to comic-con

By Vagisha Agrawal, May 26 2016 — Cowtown Opera Company (CTO) will bring the classic tale of Cinderella to Calgary audiences with a comedic twist. Ella: Cinderella Goes to Comic-Con is a modern adaptation of Rossini’s classic opera, La Cenerentola, but this time Cinderella gets a ticket to Comic-Con to try and find love instead…

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