Sports

Dinos golf team searches for identity

By Christie Melhorn, June 9 2017 —  While most students are familiar with the University of Calgary’s football and basketball teams, the U of C also houses the only competitive university-level golf team in Calgary. The Dinos golf club started in 2012 with just two players, one of which is the team’s current manager, Steven…

Feel full and happy on a high-fat diet

By Christie Melhorn, June 8 2017 — The 1978 horror film Attack of the Killer Tomatoes is a cult classic because of its absurdity ­­— how could anyone feel threatened by a vegetable? The concept of fearing food can seem ridiculous. But it’s a very real phenomenon that can often carry serious consequences. In a…

Nashville gives Canadian fans something to cheer for

By David Song, June 2, 2017 –  Though no Canadian team is currently vying for the Stanley Cup, this year’s NHL Final gives fans north of the border something to cheer for. For the first time, the Nashville Predators are representing the Western Conference in the Final. They are confronting the Eastern Conference giant and…

Knowing your resting metabolic rate can guide your diet

By Christie Melhorn, June 2, 2017 — In a world catered to a 2,000-calorie diet, numbers on food labels can be misrepresentative of individual dietary needs. While many let grams and percentages rule their diets, knowing your optimal caloric intake can enhance your well-being. After feeling sluggish and ravenous for a few weeks despite eating “healthy”…

Try working out on an empty stomach

By Christie Melhorn, May 24th, 2017 — Properly fueling your body for a workout is critical in maintaining a healthy balance of diet and exercise. However, there are many theories about when you should fuel to maximize results. Fitness enthusiasts who promote fasted cardio — or, cardio on an empty stomach — argue it is…

Increase your vitamin D intake to boost your mood

By Christie Melhorn, May 19 2017 — With the weather warming up, exposed arms and legs are reappearing on campus. Before the requisite May snowstorm shatters the illusion of spring, take advantage of the higher temperatures to increase your vitamin D intake. Glamorously known as the “sunshine vitamin,” vitamin D is produced when our skin is…

Sports journalism will thrive in digital age

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, April 6 2017 — Next year, the Gauntlet will transition from a weekly newspaper to a monthly magazine. With a new digital format and daily reporting on our website, this will have a largely positive outcome in the sports section. Our move reflects the increased digital demands from our readership and news…

Hiring | Staff | Advertising | Contact | PDF version | Archive | Volunteer