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Make the most of the night with date night ideas for after dark

By Nikayla Goddard, March 21 2017 — Everything is more fun after dark and Studio Bell agrees. They will launch “After Hours” on Friday, March 24 at 6:00 p.m. when the museum lights will go down and the music will turn up. This new nightlife addition to Calgary welcomes guests to explore five floors full…

Date Night: Post-Valentine’s Day date ideas if you forgot

By Nikayla Goddard, February 14 2017 — Too busy studying for midterms to cook a romantic candle-lit dinner? Did you forget Valentine’s Day, despite the fact that your significant other has been hinting about something special coming up for the past few weeks? Here are some post-Valentine’s Day date ideas to make up for it….

Date Night: Self-dates are the future

By Nikayla Goddard, January 24 2017 — Do you ever wish you actually had a date to do cool things with? Here are a few sweet date night ideas — for just you. What better way to meet a potential date than speed dating? If you’re between the ages of 24 and 35, head down…

Lego building competition showcases kid in us all

By Nikayla Goddard, January 24 2017 — Spark your inner youth at the 11th Annual Silver Springs Community Association Lego Competition on Jan. 28. The competition will welcome Lego enthusiasts of all ages to unlock their inner child. Last year’s competition drew around 150 registrants and 500 spectators from across Calgary, garnering entries from 30…

Student wellness space to open in Yamnuska Hall

By Nikayla Goddard, January 17 2017 — The new year will bring many transformations to the University of Calgary, including the creation of a new student wellness space in Yamnuska Hall. The space is part of the university’s Campus Mental Health Strategy, which launched in December 2015. The space in Yamnuska Hall used to be…

Save your wallet with these cheap date ideas

By Nikayla Goddard, January 10 2016 — Are your finances suffering the post-Christmas slump? Have no fear! There are plenty of affordable dates that won’t cramp your wallet or your style. Up for some friendly competition? The Boxcar Café on 1st Street SW is the perfect date night on the cheap with over 300 games…

Our favourite albums of 2016 highlight local talent and Solange’s political voice

While 2016 was generally not a great year for politics, the environment and the many celebrities who passed away, the year was undoubtedly a pretty decent year for music. Frank Ocean emerged after a four-year hiatus with Blonde, Beyoncé shook the world with her sneaky release of the visual album Lemonade and David Bowie released his…

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