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U of C offers free download of self-discipline

By Evan Lewis, September 7 2018 — With the new semester now underway, the University of Calgary is now offering self-discipline free to any interested in downloading it from the myUCalgary home page. The application is available to all U of C students, faculty and staff. When asked about the reasoning behind offering this new…

Money-saving tips and tricks for MacHall eating

By Frankie Hart, September 5 2018 — The student debt is too real, folks. Just because you need to cut down on some bills doesn’t mean you should sacrifice nutrition! These thrifty tips will keep you fed and frugal. Campus tea: Combine free hot water from the Tim Hortons Express with leaves found on plants…

Blaze it: U of C offers FILM 420 just in time for legalization

By Frankie Hart, September 3 2018 — With the legalization of cannabis en route for October, the film department is introducing FILM 420: ‘Exploration of Stoner Cinema’ in time for students to legally access the full stoner experience. Although some students certainly ‘toked’ in-class screenings before, it is now actively encouraged. “Stoner movies are a…

Smokers rejoice as wildfires make cigarettes unnecessary

By David Stewart, August 31 2018 — As the province of British Columbia continues to be ravaged by wildfires and smoke pours into Calgary, some have managed to find the good in a bad situation. Over the past week, thousands of self-identified smokers began taking to the streets for a breath of bad air. “I…

Our horoscopes predict your Stampede experience

By Frankie Hart, July 6 2018 — Cancer  (June 21 – July 22) You will get a little too caught up in the Stampede spirit and get knocked out after moshing to the Stampede Showband. Leo  (July 23 – Aug. 22) Vowing revenge after getting kicked out of Stampede, you decide to host your own outdoor show. Your colossal…

Our horoscopes predict what your summer has in store

By Derek Baker, April 26 2018 — Taurus (April 20 – May 20) You will be that idiot who doesn’t clean up their campsite, attracting a crowd of bears with the food you left around. They will eat all of your graham crackers, your tent and even your car. Better learn to be more bear…

Student taking spring and summer classes honestly has no FOMO

By Frankie Hart, April 25 2018 — The start of spring at the University of Calgary campus brings sighs of relief for most. Students are finally liberated from academic responsibilities after exams and are free to relax, go on vacation or work and at least get direct compensation for their labour. However, for some students, the break…

Six bullshit jobs to apply for this summer

By Jill Girgulis, April 25 2018 — Still looking for the perfect summer job but have no experience? We’ve compiled a list of super legit-sounding positions to bolster your resumé for the future. Trust us — these positions are definitely real. Really real. Apply today! Interactive Functionality Representative: Applicants must display verifiable evidence of their ability…

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