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Warm your winter nights with candlelight

By Christie Melhorn, December 6 2017 —  From the thousands of candles that burn during Diwali to those lining graves on Day of the Dead and even those on your birthday cake, candles are significant across cultures and religions. Their warm, ethereal light is integral to many ceremonies as well as in daily life. Its…

Fan etiquette to keep in mind at sporting events

By David Song, December 1 2017 — On Nov. 26, the Toronto Argonauts stunned the Calgary Stampeders by taking the 105 Grey Cup in dramatic comeback fashion. Naturally, Toronto fans were elated while Calgary fans were heartbroken. In social media comments flooding from Canadian Football League fans, kicking the Stampeders while they were down was…

New meditation technology uses sound to quiet overactive minds

By Christie Melhorn, December 1 2017 —  I still remember how my body laid heavy but rested against the wooden floor during my first guided meditation when I was 12.  My dance teacher’s voice pulled me through a lush forest conjured by my mind to find an alien with luminescent skin in a meadow. The…

Dinos women’s hockey coach inducted to Hockey Hall of Fame

By Christie Melhorn, November 30 2017 —  Dinos women’s hockey head coach Danielle Goyette is a University of Calgary legend whose legacy only expanded with her induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Nov. 13. Goyette secured 68 points with the Canadian women’s national team, making her the fourth-leading all-time scorer in the International…

Bake gingerbread cookies to soothe stress during exam season

By Christie Melhorn, November 30 2017 — Holiday food culture is loaded with sensory delight, nostalgia and pure indulgence. But the subsequent sugar crash can leave you feeling sick and lethargic. However, you can still satisfy your sweet tooth and stress cravings by swapping refined sugar for natural sweeteners in homemade goodies. Take a break from the…

Three ways to make mornings more enjoyable

By Danielle Leong, November 24 2017 —  Getting enough sleep as a student can be tough, especially in the thick of exam season. Sometimes, even just waking up in the morning can be a challenge. Completing some kind of morning routine before rushing out the door is a whole other story. This semester, I made…

Sports video games to satisfy your gaming needs

By David Song, November 23 2017 —  Sports video games are a peculiar intersection of two disparate fan bases. Many sports fans would rather play or watch tangible sports than digitized versions while many gamers lack an interest in the sports world. But many, including myself, have a foot in each door. For us, sports…

Winter sports to try through the campus Outdoor Centre

By Christie Melhorn, November 21 2017 — Calgary’s biting air and slushy streets don’t exactly beckon us to spend more time outdoors in winter. Most of us prefer to bundle up in a blanket and admire the snow from afar. Despite how cold and uncomfortable the season can be, it has inspired fun outdoor activities…

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