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Holiday jobs for the broke and unemployed

By Jill Girgulis, November 29 2016 — People tend to become strapped for cash during the holiday season. Every year we vow to spend less on presents, treats and parties and instead focus on the immaterial aspects of the holidays. Despite good intentions, it’s still not a pretty sight when the bills roll in. If…

Doctor Strange is strange

By Jill Girgulis, November 15 2016 — I’m just gonna say it — Doctor Strange is one strange movie. Prepare yourselves for Sherlock Holmes in his most convincing disguise yet — an American physician with a superiority complex. It will be a rude awakening for Cumberbitches everywhere when their Internet bae opens his mouth for…

We shouldn’t glorify being too busy

By Jill Girgulis, November 1 2016 — We live in a society where the more tasks you juggle, the more impressive you are. But if you’re someone who always manages to complete what’s expected of you in a timely manner, people often assume you aren’t doing enough. It isn’t enough for someone to just be a…

Have Thanksgiving dinner with your future

By Jill Girgulis, October 6 2016 —    Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) During an engaging grammar history lecture on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, you will slip into premature hibernation and awake just in time for final exams in April. Scorpio  (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) Eager to demonstrate your ornithological anatomy knowledge to…

Four revolutionary ways to take notes in lecture

By Jill Girgulis, September 20 2016  — The rise of technology has led to an increase in the use of gadgets and gizmos in the lecture theatre. Students who choose to spit on their parents’ legacy by ditching the traditional pen and paper for note-taking in favour of something more current have plenty of options…

Your #future is currently subtweeting you right now

By Jill Girgulis, September 6 2016 — Virgo  (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) In a drug-induced state, you will accidentally upload a Vine of yourself taken 10 minutes after your wisdom teeth surgery. You will then experience all the highs and lows of your six seconds of fame before passing out on the couch. Libra…

Dinos, Calgary athletes add to Rio Olympic medal haul

By Jill Girgulis, August 30 2016 — The 2016 Summer Olympics took place this August in Rio de Janeiro, where six former Dinos and many more Calgary-based athletes competed for medals. Team Canada performed exceptionally at the Games this year with 22 medals in  total, including four gold. Compared to the 18 medals and one…

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