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Death Never Dies: A case for death metal in Calgary

By Matty Hume, October 4 2018 — Even in the dead of night, when pleasant dreams fill the minds of sleeping souls from Sundance to Hidden Valley, Ninth Avenue remains a restless stretch of dimly lit pavement. It’s the gateway to downtown for much of Calgary’s northwest. It’s the home of the National Music Centre,…

Potential Calgary Student Alliance membership, new MacHall vendor discussed at Oct. 2 SLC

By Matty Hume, October 3 2018 — On Oct. 2, University of Calgary Students’ Union executives and faculty representatives met for a brief yet busy Students’ Legislative Council meeting. The meeting began with general announcements, which included a reminder from SU vice-president academic Jessica Revington that abstract submissions for the Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) are…

Antiphở make presence known on campus

By Matty Hume, September 28 2018 — A group of about a dozen protestors dressed in all black gathered for a demonstration in MacHall following the placement of a series of posters on the University of Calgary campus that read, “Keep Noodles Vermicelli.” The protestors, who called themselves Antiphở, made it clear that they believed the…

Yes, no, maybe so: YYC Olympic bid 2026

By Matty Hume, September 28 2018 — From council chamber debates to plebiscites and 10-digit price tags to municipal government leaks, Calgary’s potential bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics remains an ever-present topic of buzz and debate around the city. While that debate continues in Calgary’s city council, non-governmental advocacy groups are also taking…

Sudden change in fee collection causes distress for ESS

By Matty Hume, September 26 2018 — On Sept. 19, an email from the University of Calgary’s vice-provost student experience Susan Barker left the undergraduate engineering community confused. “We have determined it is not appropriate for the university to be collecting fees on behalf of an individual student society, including the Engineering Students’ Society (ESS),…

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