Sports

HERoic documentary to premiere at U of C

By Kristy Koehler, October 13 2018 — The University of Calgary’s Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking will be the venue for the Calgary première of HERoic on Saturday, Oct. 20. HERoic follows four diverse female athletes, all with ties to either Calgary or the surrounding area, on their incredible journeys. Among the four are Shruti…

Focus on mental health this week with UFlourish activities

By Kristy Koehler, October 9 2018 — From today through Oct. 12, UFlourish activities are taking place around campus. Billed by the University of Calgary as way to help build “positive mental health and personal resilience at the University of Calgary,” the concept behind UFlourish is based on the research of Corey Keyes, known for…

Learn how to care for a fire ahead of Calgary’s winter months

By Calum Robertson, October 5 2018 — The snow has arrived and the nights are freezing. Luckily, city living provides many options for warmth. But what if you want to do some winter camping or enjoy some perfectly roasted backyard marshmallows? Many city parks have firepits for public use. Some houses have backyard pits and many…

Dinos fastball league playoffs cancelled due to weather

By Kristy Koehler, October 4 2018 — Inclement weather across the Prairies this fall has impacted at least one University of Calgary sports team. The Dinos women’s fastball team has cancelled the rest of their regular season games due to low temperatures, snow and rain. The team played their last game on Sept. 11, cancelling…

Badminton Club one of many racquet sport options on campus

By Kristy Koehler, October 4 2018 — The University of Calgary is a racquet-sports-lovers’ dream. The campus is home to the largest racquet facility in the country, boasting four racquetball courts and 13 squash courts. All levels of racquet experience are accommodated through a variety of programs — the Dinos have a club-level tennis team…

Legalization won’t change the prohibition of cannabis in varsity sports

By Kristy Koehler, September 28 2018 — Recreational cannabis will become legal in Canada on Oct. 17. How will this impact varsity athletics? The short answer, according to president and CEO of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) Paul Melia, is that it won’t. “We want athletes to remember that they are liable…

Camping still an option despite impending winter

By Calum Robertson, September 26 2018— The mountains are calling. The forests beckon. But winter is fast approaching. That doesn’t mean camping is no longer an option! Here are a few tips and tricks to seize the season and enjoy the remainder of autumn before the snow arrives. The few essentials you’ll need mostly reflect…

U of C to host U Sports National Wrestling Championships

By Kristy Koehler, September 25 2018 — In February, varsity wrestling teams from across the country will converge in Calgary to compete in the 2019 U Sports National Wrestling Championships. The championship typically alternates between east- and west-coast venues annually. This year, following a successful bid by Dinos Athletics, the event was awarded to the…

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