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<p>Dante Bencivenga • Kurt Genest • Richard Goldberger • Connor Goodfellow • Kaleem Khan • Tim Louden • Fabian Mayer • Emily Macphail • Matt Parkinson • Alexei Pepers • Boaz Schuman • Elizabeth Scott • Rhys Sosnowski • Sean Sullivan • Louie Villanueva • Curtis Wolff • Jeremy Woo • • • This week we would like to honour Boaz Schuman for his superb contribution to the Gauntlet. In recognition of his astute examination of Greek culture on campus, Schuman shall receive the the most prestigious Golden Spatula award. With your miraculous eloquence you harness the pantheon of gods.</p>

January 10, 2013
  Google Glass seeing into the futurePDF files may take a moment to load

Where is the boundary between science fiction and the future? What would the world look like through the Terminator’s eyes? These are just some of many questions that have popped up since Google unveiled Project Glass and their Google Glass device last April.


January 10, 2013
  Militant group on campus threatens adminPDF files may take a moment to load

A militant student organization on campus has declared war on the University of Calgary administration if they do not concede to demands of lowered student fees and the removal of corporate sponsorship. The student group, known as the Students and Teachers Union for Financial Freedom formed after the Board of Governors approved a 2.15 per cent tuition hike on Dec. 6, 2012 — days before final exams and winter holidays.

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January 10, 2013
  Women's hockeyPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary Dinos women’s hockey team is in an excellent position to defend their Canadian Interuniversity Sport championship title in 2013, sitting in first place in the Canada West conference with a 14–3–1 record.


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January 10, 2013
  Editorial: Canada exporting terrorPDF files may take a moment to load

Gun violence in the United States has spun out of control. Last July we witnessed a man enter an Aurora, Colorado theatre wearing a gas mask, a load-bearing vest, a ballistic helmet and bullet-proof leggings. He was armed with grenades, a 12-gauge shotgun, a semi-automatic rifle and a handgun. Seventy people were wounded after he opened fire on the unsuspecting audience and 12 people lost their lives. 


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January 10, 2013
  Global Game Jam 2013PDF files may take a moment to load

Creativity can be hard to find — artists from every medium are susceptible to the agony that is a creative block. However, sometimes all an artist needs is a group of people, a time limit and lots of Red Bull. The Global Game Jam is an event that provides all three.


January 10, 2013
  The Greeks are coming!PDF files may take a moment to load

Wherever there is an economic boom, the echo is generally a cultural one. This cultural echo has happened in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and is currently happening in Calgary. To fully appreciate cultural changes in our booming and blooming city, we have to look for culture beyond the museum and the theatre.

January 10, 2013
  Expense records released to publicPDF files may take a moment to load

On Dec. 17, the University of Calgary publicly released travel and hospitality expense records of U of C Board of Governors and administration in an effort to increase transparency. 


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