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Esports could add exciting edge to the Olympic Games

By Tommy Osborne, October 4 2017 —  Recently, eSports — competitive multiplayer video game tournaments — have gained greater relevance on both a local and international scale. ESports fans can watch tournaments featuring popular games like League of Legends through online streaming platforms and participate in them through clubs like the University of Calgary’s eSports…

Five Dinos who stood out in Kickoff 2017

By Tommy Osborne , September 11 2017 —  On Sept. 8, the University of Calgary Dinos and the University of Regina Rams squared off in the annual back-to-school Kickoff game. The Dinos dominated, beating the Rams 46–26. While the entire team put up a solid effort, the Dinos benefited most from these key players. 1. Adam…

Dinos defeat Rams 46–26 in annual Kickoff game

By Tommy Osborne, September 9 2017 —  On Sept. 8, the University of Calgary Dinos and the University of Regina Rams faced off in the annual Kickoff game. The Dinos fought hard in a back-and-forth affair before pulling away in the fourth quarter to win 46–26. The first quarter was defined by the stout defence…

Scott McCarron wins fifth annual Shaw Charity Classic

By Tommy Osborne, September 8 2017 — On Sept. 3, Scott McCarron won the fifth annual Shaw Charity Classic at Canyon Meadows Golf Course with a score of -16. The Shaw Charity Classic is a senior professional golf tournament that partners with 11 charities — such as the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and Kids Help…

Resting players is beneficial in the long term

By Tommy Osborne, April 6 2017 — Controversy recently arose in the National Basketball League when the Cleveland Cavaliers rested LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love against the Los Angeles Clippers on March 18 during a nationally televised game. The resting of the Cavaliers’ big three prompted NBA commissioner Adam Silver to send a…

Four healthy study breaks to try this exam season

By Tommy Osborne, March 28 2017 — With final exams fast approaching — along with other assignments, papers and lab reports — studying plays a prominent role in a student’s life. Healthy study breaks can leave you feeling energized and give you a refreshed mind, which is important when you’re faced with an ever-increasing workload….

Aikido instructor discusses philosophy of defence

By Tommy Osborne, March 21 2017 — Aikido has gained popularity in recent years. The martial art originates from Japan and primarily focuses on defence and using an opponent’s strength against them. The University of Calgary offers the chance for students to learn Aikido through the Aikido club. The Gauntlet spoke with Frank G. Barta…

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