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Gauntlet staff make their 2018 Polaris Prize picks

The Polaris Prize will be awarded to the best Canadian album of the last year on Sept. 17. Here’s the albums we think deserve to be recognized as the True North’s best. Alvaays — Antisocilites Antisocialites was conceived between 2014 and 2016, during Molly Rankin’s break from the huge success of Alvvays debut album. She…

McHugh House, NMC among all-age highlights at Sled Island

By Jason Herring, July 3 2018 — My first Sled Island festival was in 2012. At 15, just starting to branch beyond my dad’s classic rock influences, the all-ages pass was a godsend. By adulthood I’d already seen artists like The Hold Steady, Feist, Spiritualized and Thurston Moore at the festival. Though I’ve since graduated to…

SU budget approved at June 19 SLC meeting

By Jason Herring, June 20 2018 — The Students’ Legislative Council approved the Students’ Union annual budget and discussed revisions to the SU Elections Policy at their June 19 meeting. Beforehand, Board of Governors representative Frank Finley gave a pre-report for the upcoming June 22 BOG meeting. He highlighted that Friday’s meeting will be the…

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