Sports

Coming weekend provides plethora of sport options

By Kristy Koehler, October 26 2018 — This coming weekend is a sports fan’s dream, filled with high-stakes matchups, playoff games and celebratory season openers. The Dinos play at home in a plethora of events — these home-field-advantage spectacles will give you a break from midterms. Basketball: The Dinos men’s team will celebrate last season’s…

Why minimalist camping is good for the soul

By Calum Robertson, October 23 2018 — Two lines from Joni Mitchell’s “Woodstock” embody the core motive behind why many embrace the form of getaway known as minimalist camping. “I’m going to camp out on the land / I’m going to try and get my soul free.” Minimalist camping eschews excessive comforts and instead takes a…

FSC offers intercultural competency quiz

By Kristy Koehler, October 23 2018 — The University of Calgary’s Faith and Spirituality Centre is now offering The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), a quiz that assesses intercultural competence, defined by the FSC as “the capability to shift cultural perspective and appropriately adapt behaviour to cultural differences and commonalities.” This is done through 50 questions…

SU Good Food Box provides fresh produce

By Kristy Koehler, October 23 2018 — Fresh fruits and vegetables are now readily available on campus thanks to the Students’ Union’s Good Food Box. The SU’s Campus Food Bank is providing the boxes as an official depot for the Community Kitchen Program, an initiative that aims to provide people with access to fresh, affordable…

Dino Cup marks the end of volleyball exhibition games

By Kristy Koehler, October 17 2018 — The University of Calgary hosted the 32nd annual Dino Cup from Oct. 11–13. The volleyball tournament is a Dinos tradition that for many years involved teams from the United States’ collegiate league, the NCAA. Unfortunately, stringent rules put in place in 2010 by the American league barred any…

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