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What kind of first-year student are you?

By Frankie Hart, September 14 2017 — This year’s Orientation Week welcomed thousands of first-year students to campus. The event is a University of Calgary tradition that prepares new students for campus life. Based on your decisions throughout O-Week, how have you started off your first year at the U of C?  

Four simple ways to smuggle your pet into class

By Jill Girgulis, September 12 2017 — University classes and family pets usually don’t mix, a struggle many students know all too well. After spending all summer with our furry friends, leaving them behind for class can be heartbreaking. That’s why we’ve come up with these tips and tricks to ensure you never have to say…

What will happen to you this week during lecture?

By Derek Baker, September 11 2017 — Virgo  (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) In an effort to appear “hip” and “with it,” your professor’s PowerPoint notes will be filled exclusively with emojis and text speak. The mitochondria is the 💡🏠 of the 📱, LOL. Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) You’ll feel the need to play…

Your future is the first week of a new semester

By Derek Baker, September 7 2017 — Virgo  (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) In an effort to save money when buying food on campus, you will start eating your Tim Hortons cup after finishing whatever caffeinated drink was in it. Ignore the weird stares you get — a little extra fibre never hurts. Libra (Sept. 23 –…

Five ways to reinvent yourself for the new semester

By Hurmut Humayun, September 6 2017 — New semester, new you. It’s never too late to reinvent yourself — this semester, reinvent yourself into someone who can at least pretend to have their shit together. With the new semester ramping up, here are some tried and true ways to make this semester your best yet….

Your future is a sweltering hot summer day

By Derek Baker, April 27 2017 — Aries  (March 21 – April 19) Since every day is summer during your summer class, the whole class will break out in song, singing High School Musical 2’s “What Time Is It,” at the end of each lecture. It’s a vacation! Taurus  (April 20 – May 20) A…

Four ways to give your old school supplies new life

By Jill Girgulis, April 27 2017 — Now that the Winter semester is finally over, there’s no better time to start that spring cleaning you’ve been putting off. The first step in this annual purge is dealing with the massive pile of school stuff you’ve accumulated over the year. We’ve created a list of options…

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