New Music: October Album Wrap-Up

By Thomas Johnson, November 10 2017 —   Young Thug & Future – Super Slimey 2017 has already brought out the best in Future and Young Thug. A week after dropping a popular self-titled album in February, Future released HNDRXX. And Beautiful Thugger Girls, Young Thug’s most accomplished work to date, was released in June. Both…

Former Dinos information director dedicates life-long funding to football program

By Christie Melhorn, November 9 2017 —  On Nov. 8, a new part of former Dinos Athletics sports information director (SID) Jack Neumann’s legacy was revealed. In addition to the passion and volunteer work Neumann dedicates to the University of Calgary, he is now permanently providing funding for the Dinos football team’s jerseys. In his…

Three standout Dinos in women’s basketball team’s Nov. 4 loss

By Tommy Osborne, November 8 2017 —  On Nov. 4, the University of Calgary women’s basketball team hosted the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in a tight match. The 59–62 game was their first loss of the season, but several Dinos stood out in the hard-fought battle. Brianna Ghali, guard/forward Canada West all-star Brianna Ghali…

U of C must swiftly and categorically condemn acts of discrimination on campus

By Jason Herring, November 9 2017 — Another act of racism occurred this week at the University of Calgary. Posters stating “It’s okay to be white” were found scattered throughout campus. The Rock displayed the same message for students returning from the weekend. This message was not unique to the U of C. Over 100…

Oh, hi Mark: The Disaster Artist writer Greg Sestero returning to Calgary

By Matt Hume, November 9 2017 — The Fifth Reel is a local staple. For half a decade, they’ve delivered highly engaging screenings of cult classics from Rushmore to Space Jam along with opening sets from live bands and an abundance of audience interaction. On Nov. 29, The Fifth Reel is celebrating their fifth anniversary…

‘It’s okay to be white’ messages appear on U of C campus

By Jason Herring, November 9 2017 — A trend across North American campuses of the proliferation of racist posters saying, “It’s okay to be white” has come to the University of Calgary. Pieces of paper sporting the message started appearing around campus on Nov. 2. The same message also appeared on the campus Rock early…

Five very legit paper-writing tips

By Tina Shaygan, November 9 2017 — To help you combat creeping paper deadlines, we compiled a list of the very best advice for writing an A+ scholarly masterpiece. Follow these simple steps to create your best academic work.   Come up with a very hot take: Make sure to include the edgiest, hottest take…

Faculties cite barriers to participation in Undergraduate Research Symposium

By Daniel Huss, November 9 2017 — The Students’ Union received 140 abstract submissions for the 11th Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), which will take place on Nov. 30. The URS is the only event of its kind intended for all undergraduate students from every faculty. It showcases research done by undergraduate students of all experience levels. However,…

Dinos women’s volleyball team 2017–18 season full of challenge and success

By Christie Melhorn, November 9 2017 —  The Dinos women’s volleyball team has experienced a few sharp turns so far in their 2017–18 season. They suffered a series of tight losses to the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in the non-conference season opener. However, the Dinos recovered impressively fast, sweeping the MacEwan tournament and West…

Five tips for beating the winter blues

By Christie Melhorn, November 9 2017 — Every year, the frenzy of Calgary’s first snowfall results in hundreds of car accidents and even more bitter Facebook statuses. Once the initial shock of snow fades, those of us with a deeply rooted preference for summer are plagued by general mopiness. Whether you’re a snowbird, would rather…

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