Former tennis pro Andrew Ochotta provides big draw for Dinos

By Kristy Koehler, November 1 2018 — The University of Calgary Dinos have a big draw in former professional tennis player Andrew Ochotta. He played in the Australian Open, once practised with former number-one-ranked player Novak Djokovic and has travelled all over the world playing tennis. Due to strict eligibility rules imposed on former pro…

Lady Marmalade contemplates squirting

By Lady Marmalade, November 1 2018 — If you have a vagina, there’s a chance that you have encountered a strange phenomenon during intercourse, masturbation or other internal or external stimulation. You may have felt pressure and then thought to yourself, “Did I just pee?” In all honesty, you might have. That happens sometimes. However,…

Calgary ski jumps slated for closure call future of the sport into question

By Kristy Koehler, October 31 2018 — The future of ski jumping and Nordic combined in Canada has been called into question as the ski jumps at Canada Olympic Park are set to be decommissioned today. WinSport has given Ski Jumping Canada an ultimatum — come up with $345,000 by the end of October, or…

Dinos field hockey team wraps up best season in years

By Kristy Koehler, October 31 2018 — The University of Calgary Dinos have been to more U Sports national championships than any other school in the country. At a university where the athletic program is a force to be reckoned with, the field hockey team stands apart — not for how many games they’ve won,…

Off the wall: Forgotten films of the 1970s

By Troy Hasselman, October 27 2018 — The 1970s were a strange time for movies — a time where experimentation reigned and directors and producers alike took chances on uncompromising, off-the-wall ideas resulting in some of the strangest and most unique films ever created. While this spirit of experimentation still lives on in movies like Boots…

Why the Gauntlet is endorsing a ‘no’ vote on the 2026 Olympic plebiscite

The following editorial was written for the upcoming November issue of the Gauntlet print magazine, which was produced prior to the federal funding announcement and revelations published in the Calgary Herald on Oct. 29 of the potential termination of Calgary’s bid. Given these developments, we are publishing this editorial now to provide our position and rationale….

Kenney’s aversion to public consultation indicative of opportunistic intentions

By Kayle Van’t Klooster, October 29 2018 — Conservative parties have had it pretty easy the past couple of years. In Ontario, all the Progressive Conservatives had to do to ascend to power was criticize the former Liberal government, despite only releasing their platform mere days before the election. The same could be said for Donald…

Sky, rock, river, medicine: an interview with Joshua Whitehead

By Thomas Johnson, October 28 2018 — Publishing poetry or prose often means baring your soul. It’s an experience Joshua Whitehead, a University of Calgary PhD student, is intimately familiar with. “I think there’s a different approach with poetry and prose. In prose, you can hide behind your characters more, they’re more fully-fleshed, whereas with poetry…

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