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Dinos suffer double losses against No. 8 ranked Pandas

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, January 22 2017 — The Dinos women’s hockey team fell to provincial rivals the University of Alberta Pandas twice in a home-barn split this weekend. After a tough 4–0 loss against the Pandas in Edmonton on Jan. 20, the Dinos returned to Calgary for a rematch at the Father David Bauer Arena….

Marquee Dinos events prove student engagement is possible

It’s easy at the University of Calgary to claim nobody goes to Dinos games. With the U of C’s commuter campus status and the low rates of student engagement, it wouldn’t be much of a stretch to conclude that most students aren’t interested in the Dinos. Yet over the past five years, large events like…

Vanier Cup heartbreak for Dinos football

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, November 29 2016 — The Dinos football team’s outstanding season came to an unfortunate conclusion on Nov. 26 in Hamilton at the 52nd Vanier Cup. The team missed a chance at hoisting the cup for the first time since 1995 in a tight 31–26 loss to the Laval University Rouge et Or….

Student mental health survey results can have silver lining

With the never-ending responsibilities of university, many students will struggle with mental health throughout the course of their degree. An extensive workload of studying and exams alongside balancing work and a social life outside of school means that most students suffer from some combination of stress and exhaustion. In some cases, these stressors can result…

Undergraduate researcher looks at bullying in amateur sports

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, November 29 2016 — Many adults have had negative experiences from their past that impact their participation in sports. These traumatic experiences often involve instances of bullying or verbal abuse from coaches in a competitive environment. Lauren Stefaniuk is a third-year undergraduate researcher studying the negative effects of bullying in sport. Under…

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