Resting players is beneficial in the long term

By Tommy Osborne, April 6 2017 — Controversy recently arose in the National Basketball League when the Cleveland Cavaliers rested LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love against the Los Angeles Clippers on March 18 during a nationally televised game. The resting of the Cavaliers’ big three prompted NBA commissioner Adam Silver to send a…

Lagree fitness uses megaformer to boost great low-impact workout

By Tina Shaygan, April 6 2017 — Lagree — the workout trend favourite of Hollywood celebrities — is now offered in two locations in Calgary. I recently had a chance to try this new workout at Lagree YYC, where I learned what a quick and intense workout it can be for a student’s busy schedule….

Don’t waste your money on fantasy sports

By Jason Herring, April 6 2017 — I spent $80 on fantasy hockey this season and I lost all three leagues I’m in. Sometimes, that’s the way it goes — I had one big win last year and I know I can’t expect to win every year, despite my hockey knowledge. While fantasy sports are often…

Scoutr Sports gives hockey players more autonomy

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, April 6 2017 — A new app developed by a former Canadian hockey player is giving athletes more autonomy in the trade process. Scoutr Sports is designed to help players review prospective or past hockey teams. It was created by Stormer Santana, a former Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) goalie from Sault Ste….

What is cheating for your relationship?

By Lady Marmalade April 4 2017 — One of the most important aspects of any relationship is trust. Partners set boundaries so their relationship can remain as open or as closed as they wish. But what happens when those boundaries are crossed? Cheating is a general term that can describe being sexually unfaithful while in a…

The SU must pay its employees fairly to promote its mandate

By Melanie Woods, April 4 2017 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union is currently hiring part- and full-time positions for the upcoming summer and academic year. These include roles like Social Media Coordinator, Volunteer Services Coordinator and Program and Events Assistant. These positions are designed to be filled by students and require around 10–15…

Head to head: SLC debate shows representatives out of touch with students

By Saima Asad, April 4 2017 — The March 28 Students’ Legislative Council meeting featured a 30-minute long discussion on a motion brought forward by the Policy Development and Review Committee to remove the $50 bonuses that faculty representatives are eligible to receive on a monthly basis. While I was happy to see this motion…

Head to head: SLC Bonus repeal policy should have been passed

By Jesse Stilwell, April 4 2017 — Last week, the Students’ Union Policy Development and Review Committee brought the same policy to repeal faculty representatives’ monthly bonuses back to the Student Legislative Council from a  March 7 discussion, despite receiving criticism and suggestions to change it. The policy failed to receive the two-thirds supermajority it…

YYC Music Awards now accepting submissions

By Rachel Woodward, April 04, 2017 — Last year, the first annual YYC Music Awards celebrated local talent around the city. This year, they hope to do the same, but with a little more pizzaz. The award ceremony will take place in late September, but submissions are open until May 31. Co-organizer and media director…

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