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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…

Four healthy study breaks to try this exam season

By Tommy Osborne, March 28 2017 — With final exams fast approaching — along with other assignments, papers and lab reports — studying plays a prominent role in a student’s life. Healthy study breaks can leave you feeling energized and give you a refreshed mind, which is important when you’re faced with an ever-increasing workload….

Aikido instructor discusses philosophy of defence

By Tommy Osborne, March 21 2017 — Aikido has gained popularity in recent years. The martial art originates from Japan and primarily focuses on defence and using an opponent’s strength against them. The University of Calgary offers the chance for students to learn Aikido through the Aikido club. The Gauntlet spoke with Frank G. Barta…

Try swimming for a solid low-impact workout

By Tommy Osborne, March 14 2017 — Swimming can be one of the most rewarding ways to exercise and a quick glance will show you that the University of Calgary campus pool is never as busy as the gym. While there is nothing wrong with working out  at the gym, here are four reasons why…

Dinos fall to Bisons in heartbreaker, will play for bronze

By Tommy Osborne, March 4 2017 — The University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team fell 72–74 to the University of Manitoba Bisons in a heartbreaking upset on March. 3. Despite keeping the game close until the final minutes, the Dinos couldn’t pull off the win. The first quarter started off slowly, as both teams…

Dinos men’s basketball headed to Final Four

By Tommy Osborne, February 28 2017 — On Feb. 23, the University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team defeated the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack 75–71 in a hard fought nailbiter. The Dinos struck first in the best of three series of the first round of the Canada West playoffs. They carried that momentum forward in…

Incorporate kale into your diet with these four recipes

By Tommy Osborne, February 14 2017 — Kale is an incredibly healthy food. It’s full of powerful antioxidants, essential vitamins and minerals, fibre and — best of all — no fat. But for many, the unappetizing taste of kale isn’t worth all the health benefits. But this doesn’t mean you can’t find ways to incorporate…

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