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Arts rep Rayane Issa launches monthly wellness nights

By Kristy Koehler, October 10 2019— Faculty of Arts representative Rayane Issa is making good on her platform promises to offer monthly wellness nights for students.  Issa hosted a workshop in September in collaboration with fellow Arts rep Justin Gotta and the Student Success Centre, targeted toward first-year students building good study habits and setting…

Mario Kart Tour: My most recent obsession

By Farah Refaey, October 10 2019— In September, Nintendo released a mobile version of Mario Kart, the game that almost every millennial and zoomer has countless fond memories of. Mario Kart was a staple in my childhood, and I’m sure many others. Unfortunately, there’s been a great lack of Mario Kart in my recent years,…

Québec’s controversial Bill 21

By Manahil Hassan, October 7 2019— News flash — Australia has nearly cured a type of cancer. NASA released its scientific research for free. Scientists found a brand-new celestial phenomenon and called it Steve. I could say that 2019 has been a great year for progress. After all, look at everything we have accomplished. However,…

Signs that you’re not like other girls

By Farah Refaey, October 10 2019 — Have you ever been told you were different, unique or even quirky? Have you noticed that you don’t get along with other girls because they just don’t “get it”? Do you ever think “Maybe I’m just wired differently?” You’re not into all the typically-feminine interests or activities, and…

Untitled Goose Game: A reflection

By Frankie Hart, October 10 2019 — On Sept. 20, 2019, an event transpired that would change my life forever — the release of Untitled Goose Game. With its sleek, minimal design, wiggly controls and bastardous gameplay, how could I resist? In order to download this game, I first had to pay $15. At first,…

This Week in Gauntlet History, October 6th to 12th

By Nikayla Goddard, October 9 2019 — Within the pages of the Gauntlet, history has shown itself to be a pattern. Recurring issues surrounding politics, economy, equal rights, and more cycle through each year – some things have changed, but a lot also hasn’t. ‘This Week in Gauntlet History’ recounts a handful of published stories from the…

Meet the Candidates of Calgary Confederation: Len Webber, Conservative Party of Canada

By Kristy Koehler, October 9 2019— The Gauntlet interviewed the Calgary Confederation candidates. In the interest of fairness, all candidates were asked the same set of questions. No follow-up questions were asked and the inquiries were open-ended, allowing the candidate to speak freely on the issues and address the question as they saw fit. The…

Joker needs you to think about it

By Jocelyn Illing, October 8 2019 — Sometimes you come out of the theatre after watching a film and know almost instantly if you loved or hated it. Other times, it seems difficult to really pin-point just exactly how you felt about it. This was the experience I had for hours after watching Todd Phillips’s…

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