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What should students expect from marijuana legalization?

June 6, 2017 — The Alberta New Democratic Party launched an online survey last week asking for the province’s opinion on how marijuana legalization should look. It’s a long but extensive survey, focusing on topics like legal age and public consumption. The federal government plans to legalize recreational marijuana by July 1, 2018. However, provinces…

New Music: Mount Eerie

By Jason Herring, April 27 2017 — Phil Elverum’s wife, Geneviève, passed away in July 2016 from pancreatic cancer. “She died at home with me and her parents holding her, hopefully having reached some last minute peace. It’s all very sad and surreal,” Elverum wrote online on the day of her death. A Crow Looked…

Questionable design hurts new Ctrains

By Jason Herring, April 27 2017 — Have you ridden one of Calgary Transit’s new “Mask” CTrain cars yet? An increasing number of these train cars ㅡ Calgary’s latest model, which have been operating since July 2016 — are making their way onto the city’s tracks. The $3.2-million cars come with a lot of bells…

Don’t waste your money on fantasy sports

By Jason Herring, April 6 2017 — I spent $80 on fantasy hockey this season and I lost all three leagues I’m in. Sometimes, that’s the way it goes — I had one big win last year and I know I can’t expect to win every year, despite my hockey knowledge. While fantasy sports are often…

The Gauntlet transitions to a monthly magazine format

By Scott Strasser, April 4 2017 — After 57 years of printing weekly newspapers — and for a time bi-weekly — the Gauntlet is moving to a monthly print and daily website format. Starting this spring, the Gauntlet will stop producing a weekly newspaper and will instead publish a monthly magazine. “We recognize the media…

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