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Olympic Games have the power to unite Canadians

By Jill Girgulis, August 2 2016 — Every four years, something strange happens. Despite Calgary’s sunny weather and wealth of available outdoor activities, I find myself spending a disproportionate amount of time in front of the television for two weeks of the summer. The reason is three simple words — Summer Olympic Games. Growing up…

Lights! Camera! Blockbuster horoscopes!

Jill Girgulis, May 24 2016 — Gemini  (May 21 – June 20) Enraged at the fact that The Angry Birds Movie is allowed to exist, you will work tirelessly to overthrow the capitalist bourgeoisie and ensure this never happens again. Cancer  (June 21 – July 22) You will feel so guilty about going to see…

Civil War: there were superheroes

By Jill Girgulis, May 17 2016 — There was only one question on everyone’s minds as the world awaited the much-hyped Captain America: Civil War — are you #TeamVisionSweaters or #TeamCapBiceps? Directors Joe and Anthony Russo prove that brotherly love can create movie magic with their conclusion to the Captain America trilogy. In the their…

D2L dot gives student actual heart attack

By Jill Girgulis, May 10 2016 — Exams wrapped up a few weeks ago, but that didn’t stop one student from feeling the effects of the notorious red dot. Third-year health sciences major Tina Lang experienced minor cardiac arrest on Monday evening after logging on to her Desire2Learn account for the 47th time to see…

What you’ll actually do this summer

By Jill Girgulis, April 5 2016 — Since university keeps us busy for eight months each year, we all look forward to those coveted four summer months of freedom. Most students have big plans for their time off, but whether or not they actually see them through is another story. You may have high expectations,…

Seven superpowers that all students have

By Jill Girgulis, March 29 2016 — We would all like to have superpowers. Superheroes defy the known laws of the universe. However, making it through university is probably more challenging than whatever superheroes have to face. With that in mind, here are seven undergraduate superpowers that all students have. Speed-reading: Two-hundred-and-forty pages of sociology…

Take a big bite out of your tasty, tasty future

By Jill Girgulis, March 29 2016 – Aries  (March 21 – April 19) A salad you ordered from a MacHall vendor that cannot be named due to an FBI ongoing investigation will be so gross that you will find yourself craving Dining Centre food. Yes, it will be that bad. You may die. Taurus  (April…

Do students actually skip class for BSD?

By Jill Girgulis, March 29, 2016 — You’ve almost made it to April 13, the last day of classes for the 2015–16 school year. So what are you going to do to celebrate the occasion? If you’re a University of Calgary student, you probably won’t spend it in class. At the U of C, the…

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