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November is a great month to have a date night that’s all fun-and-games

By Nikayla Goddard, October 30 2017 — Don’t let the drop in temperature bring down your mood — these fun-and-games date nights are bound to keep you and your partner entertained on even the dreariest of nights. Head to The Rec Room located at Deerfoot City to spend your evening with a drink in one…

No need to leave campus with these September date nights

By Nikayla Goddard, September 7, 2017 — If you’re a bachelor or bachelorette new to the university, you’re probably looking for places to take your date. With your recently purchased expensive-as-hell textbooks, fiery first-day outfit and dreaded tuition payments, money can be tight. Here are a few university date nights that won’t bust your wallet. Monday…

Frosh 2017: Essential Sites

By Dawn Muenchrath and Nikayla Goddard MyUOFC (my.ucalgary.ca) This is the most important URL of your undergraduate career, so bookmark it. Log into myUofC to access the Student Centre, where you can add, drop and swap courses, pay fees, apply for program changes and view your transcript. The Degree Navigator is also accessible here, which is…

Frosh 2017: Health services

By Nikayla Goddard As a freshman entering university life, you’ll be tasked with creating the perfect balance between work and play. This may seem easy until you take into account attending class, taking notes, studying for and writing exams, completing lab reports, finishing assignments and writing essays and… whew. You may feel stressed in your first…

Frosh 2017: Frosh Food

La Taqueria Though a bit on the pricier side, the Students’ Union-run La Taqueria offers quality meals. Their tacos — particularly the cod ones — are fresh and flavourful, and their loaded fries are a tasty treat that appear in my mid-class daydreams with an alarming frequency. Just steer clear of the Oreo Churro, a…

U of C professor’s fifth book set in halls of haunted university

By Nikayla Goddard, June 22, 2017 — “I’m so deeply afraid of the supernatural that I’m pretty sure ghosts just stay away from me,” University of Calgary creative writing professor Suzette Mayr joked. “I’ve never had the luck of running into anything supernatural.” Despite this, Mayr’s fifth book, Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of…

New Music: Linkin Park

By Nikayla Goddard, May 23, 2017 — Linkin Park’s previous albums tend to fall into a heavier alternative rock genre. But their new record, One More Light, strays into pop territory while experimenting with electronic beats. “Nobody Can Save Me” starts off the album in a surprisingly upbeat manner. From the title, I was expecting…

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