Calgary Stampeders win 106th Grey Cup, ending two-year losing streak

By David Stewart, November 30 2018 – With a dominant performance in the championship game, the Calgary Stampeders triumphed over the Ottawa Redblacks in a 27–16 victory in the 106th Grey Cup in the host city of Edmonton. With the win, the Stampeders ended two years of Grey Cup misses after falling to the Redblacks…

SLC updates Refugee Student Board’s Terms of Reference at Nov. 27 SLC

By Ashar Memon, November 29 2018 — The Students’ Union Students’ Legislative Council approved changes to the Refugee Student Board’s terms of reference at their Nov. 27 meeting. A new student representative for the University of Calgary senate was also sworn-in early in the evening. Jonah Secreti joined the U of C senate, taking an…

Uyghur human rights crisis in East Turkestan demands international response

By Babur Ilchi, November 29 2018 — Recently, there has been growing media coverage about the treatment of the Uyghur people by the government of China. The Uyghurs are an ethnically Turkic people. Their nation, the Republic of East Turkestan, was annexed in 1949 and is now known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, a…

How to be the life of the party

By Frankie Hart, November 29 2018 — Have you ever left a party thinking, ‘What kind of impression did I leave? How can I be fun and charismatic? Why is my butt wet?’ Say no more, friend. These tips will help you become a master of parties, the ultimate test of social ability. Bring a…

MP Kerry Diotte’s lawsuit against student paper a gutless attack on free press

November 27, 2018 — As a student publication, having the freedom to publish accurate and fair stories about public figures without fear of reprisal is integral to our operation. That’s why last week’s news about the University of Alberta’s student newspaper rang as such a shock. On Nov. 19, Kerry Diotte, the Conservative MP for…

Where do bugs go in the winter?

By Matty Hume, November 27 2018 — When the days grow shorter and winds grow chillier, Canadians find winter solace in a single seasonal advantage: no more bugs. But where do all the creepy-crawlies go during the frosty months? Tibby Sardaing, head of the department of zoology at the University of Calgary, has all the…

Your future be like that sometimes

By Derek Baker, November 26 2018 — Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21) You’ll accidentally screenshot a Snapchat story of your junior high ex’s wild night out. You have not talked to them in at least seven years. It be like that sometimes. Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19) You said you’d figure out what…

It’s almost 2019. Let boys cry

By Aymen Sherwani, November 26 2018 — Are you currently on your fifth cup of black coffee, pretending that it doesn’t taste like diesel, just so you can finish that research paper before midnight? Are you thinking, “Hey, maybe I should ask that upper-year student for some study drugs” while obsessively going over your grades to…

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