Sports

Dinos athletics director discusses involvement in Bell Let’s Talk

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, February 14 2017 — The University of Calgary Dinos athletics department got involved in this year’s Bell Let’s Talk day on Jan. 25 in a big way. Bell Let’s Talk is a social media campaign dedicated to starting a conversation about mental health and leading de-stigmatization efforts across Canada. Engaging with the…

Incorporate kale into your diet with these four recipes

By Tommy Osborne, February 14 2017 — Kale is an incredibly healthy food. It’s full of powerful antioxidants, essential vitamins and minerals, fibre and — best of all — no fat. But for many, the unappetizing taste of kale isn’t worth all the health benefits. But this doesn’t mean you can’t find ways to incorporate…

Three ways to beat your mid-semester cold

By Christie Melhorn, February 14 2017 — The sniffling and hacking coughs that echo throughout the halls of the University of Calgary are a sure sign that midterms are approaching. In the flurry of paper writing and studying, it’s easy to catch a cold but not so easy to get over it. This week, the…

Group rowing classes provide social challenge

By Christie Melhorn, February 7 2017 — Hearing about Row 17 — Calgary’s first rowing studio — perked my curiosity, but I never acted on it. As a runner and dancer, I often disregard seated workouts. But last week, that disregard transformed into a newfound respect for the incredible workout that rowing provides. This year,…

Dinos hockey forward Danny Gayle talks Crowchild Classic

By David Song, January 31 2017 — After breaking CIS attendance records last year, the biggest university hockey event in Canada will return to the Scotiabank Saddledome on Feb. 2. This week, the Gauntlet sat down with fourth-year forward Danny Gayle to discuss his expectations for the Crowchild Classic, the Dinos men’s hockey team’s season…

Dinos ringette team focuses on teamwork

By Mariah Lee, January 31 2017 — In the 14 years that the Dinos ringette team have been on campus, head coach Murray Pettem has seen numerous athletes grow as players, teammates, students and women. Pettem’s history with the team started when his daughter was a player during their inaugural season in 2003. He became…

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