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Cannon on student debt: ‘Stop being poor’

By Tommy Osborne, January 19 2018 —  After facing several complaints that the University of Calgary’s tuition and fees are too high, U of C president Elizabeth Cannon released a statement advising students to stop being poor. The statement came after many students realized that financing tuition, textbooks and residence will literally drown them in debt…

How to look like you belong in the gym

By Gayathri Peringod, January 16 2018 — Feeling bloated? Want to work off that holiday weight but terrified that people will realize you’ve never stepped foot in a gym? We’re here to help. I went to the gym at least twice last year and I’ve only been kicked out once, so I know what I’m talking…

Student finally receives grade for class taken in 2015

By Derek Baker, January 9 2017 — As the remaining grades from the Fall 2017 semester trickle in, many students are anxiously checking myUofC to see whether they have been posted. But one student’s patience has been tested in particular. After waiting for two years, fourth-year open studies student Joel Johnston finally received his final grade for…

Our horoscopes predict your New Year’s resolution

By Derek Baker, January 8 2017 — Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19) You’ll purchase a gym membership that comes with a challenge to do 20 classes within the month. You’ll procrastinate all month but managed to complete the challenge, squeezing in 18 sessions on Jan. 31.    Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) This winter…

Seven cheap fidget toy alternatives

By Rachel Woodward, December 7 2017 — The fidget toy craze have swept the nation as a way to maintain focus by keeping your hands busy. Unfortunately, spinners, cubes and other objects can get pretty expensive. But with a little imagination and creativity, these cheap alternatives can keep your hands busy and your wallet happy….

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