RESET book sale aims to fundraise over 150k

By Gurman Sahota, May 7 2019 — The RESET society wrapped up its major fundraiser, an annual book sale in its 17th year. The sale ran from May 1 to May 5 with lineups of supporters wrapping around the building. The high turn-out made development manager Lisa Copeland hopeful of reaching a $150,000 fundraising target…

Dinos women’s rugby on track for a successful 2019–20 season

By David Song, April 23 2019 — The Dinos women’s rugby team had an excellent season, going 8–3 overall en route to their third-consecutive Canada West title over the University of Victoria Vikes. In the end, however, they fell short with losses to Laval and Queens at the U Sports Championship, a setback that the…

A tricky road ahead for the Students’ Union

By Ashar Memon, April 25 2019 — Tuesday night in MacHall. Tucked away behind the Information Desk, the MacHall Executive Council Chambers are the scene of a weekly meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council, the governing body of the University of Calgary Students’ Union. Inside, faculty representatives are about to vote on a resolution to…

University of Calgary to lead the pan-Canadian microbiome research core

By Ava Zardynezhad, April 25 2019 — Earlier this year, the University of Calgary was chosen by the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) to lead the pan-Canadian research core in microbiome research. The human microbiome includes bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms living within the body. It is increasingly being considered a vital organ of…

Will you stay on your grind this summer?

By Frankie Hart, April 25 2019 — Taurus (April 20 – May 20) You’ll meet a mysterious stranger in one of your classes and have an instant connection. Summer days, drifting away to, uh, oh those summer nights. Gemini (May 21 – June 20) You’ll work as a counsellor for a summer camp and change…

Plenty of fun runs in Calgary this summer

By Tori Taylor, April 25 2019 — This summer, grab a group of friends, a buddy or run solo in any of YYC’s many fun runs. Entering these runs will give you an opportunity to keep your cardio up without getting bored — double win. Calgary has several options varying in length and competitive energy. Some…

Gauntlet alumna wins Pulitzer Prize, awarded honorary degree from U of C

By Kristy Koehler, April 25 2019 — “Money, power, and greed — what more could a reporter want?” asked New York Times investigative reporter Susanne Craig in January of her 18-month investigation of Donald Trump’s finances. Craig, a former Gauntlet reporter, was speaking to writers at campus papers across the country during her keynote speech at NASH, the annual student journalism…

Student uses Marie Kondo method, destroys Earth

By Anton Charpentier, April 24 2019 — When Marie Kondo set out to teach lazy Americans the art of tidying up, she expected them to open up space in their homes, not destroy our planet. It all started during exam break, when third-year student Douse Doom decided to watch their favourite Netflix show, Tidying Up…

Jump rope provides the ultimate ass-kicking

By Tori Taylor, April 24 2019 — Jump rope isn’t just for boxers or pre-teens at recess. It’s one of the most toning full-body workouts and requires very little equipment. Sneaker up, clear some floor space, make sure you’re in an area with a high ceiling and jump that rope. If you haven’t skipped in…

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