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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…

Penny Fortune makes music out of “bro-ship”

By Nikayla Goddard, November 29 2016 — Relatively new to the Calgary music scene, Penny Fortune has gained momentum as a fresh face in the industry. The band is a unique mix of what the duo describes as “a contrast of R&B music with guitar and rap,” according to Myles Olsen, who contributes guitar and…

Students’ Union Nominations Committee appoints new student-at-large

By Nikayla Goddard, November 22 2016 — The Students’ Union Nominations Committee has filled one of its three vacant positions for the SU’s elected body. The new student-at-large for the University of Calgary senate is Jonah Zankl, who received unanimous approval from Students’ Legislative Council on his appointment. Zankl ran for the same position in…

Let Telus Spark ignite your romantic chemistry

By Nikayla Goddard, November 22 2016 — In the mood to get your science on? Every second Thursday of the month at Telus Spark, there is an adults-only event called Makers’ Night Out. For $30 dollars, you and your date can take part in hands-on activities that vary from month to month. The next workshop…

Get physical with your date this November

By Nikayla Goddard, November 15 2016 — Unleash your inner ninja and spend a night with your date having fun and working out at the InjaNation facility in northern Calgary. The facility offers a wide variety of activities for a day’s admission, including a ninja obstacle course, military obstacle course, trampoline park, climbing walls and…

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