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Don’t mistake self-comfort for self-care

By Sara Askew, September 14 2018— The new school year is quickly approaching, bringing with it the inevitable stress and self-neglect that many university students are far too familiar with. It is easy to become complacent in our routines and choose the instant gratification of self-comfort over the long term rewards that self-care can give…

Celebrity golf tournament to raise money for Dinos baseball

By Kristy Koehler, September 14 2018— The Dinos men’s baseball team is holding a celebrity golf tournament on Thursday, Sept. 20. The four-person scramble-format tournament will take place at Springbank Links, raising money for the team’s expenses. Dinos baseball is a club-level sport. Without varsity standing, the team is required to pay their own fees….

Shortened orientation week doesn’t impact Kickoff crowds

By Kristy Koehler, September 13 2018— This year, Orientation Week became Fall Orientation, reduced from its original four-day schedule down to two jam-packed days. Orientation Week used to culminate in Kickoff, an annual University of Calgary tradition marking the beginning of the Dinos football season, the beginning of the academic year and the end of…

Dinos stomp T-Birds in record-setting Kickoff game

By Kristy Koehler, September 7 2018 — The rivalry between the University of Calgary Dinos and the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds was on full display at Kickoff on Sept. 7. A rematch of last year’s Hardy Trophy final, this year’s edition of the annual home-opener provided the near-6,000-person crowd with plenty of excitement. The Dinos…

Five reasons why coconut oil is the broke students’ effective DIY skincare

By Aymen Sherwani, September 7, 2018 — With the cold weather approaching, why pay money to dress up as a zombie for Halloween when your chapped lips, pale skin and flakey scalp do the job for free? Those half-awake walks to class at 8 a.m. alongside hundreds of other students, some groaning from hangovers, can…

Dinos set to build on 2017–18 season

By Kristy Koehler, August 29 2018 — Action-packed and with a storied history of athletic prowess, the Dinos Athletics program offers a chance to get your school spirit on. The University of Calgary teams offer a lot to be proud of, winning 46 national championships in 10 sports throughout the school’s history. There are a…

Stave off stress in That Empty Space

By Kristy Koehler, August 29 2018 — Looking for free, on-campus de-stressors? That Empty Space (TES)  is hosting a number of wellness activities this semester. Formerly used as an empty storage area, TES was renovated by the SU to provide usable space for student activities. Located on the main floor of MacHall between the Den…

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