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Super Bowl XLIX recap

By David Song, February 5 2015 — Titans clashed at the Super Bowl XLIX. Both the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots were the No. 1 seeds in their respective conferences, finishing the regular season with 12 wins and four losses each. Both teams fielded rosters with tremendous talent, from a powerful halfback nicknamed…

Calgary Flames 2015 midseason report

By David Song, January 29 2015 — The Calgary Flames went into the National Hockey League’s all-star weekend with 25 wins, 19 losses and three overtime losses. They sit fourth in the Pacific Division and eighth in the Western Conference. If the season had ended after the all-star break, the Flames would have made the…

Enforcers must have a bigger role

By David Song, November 20 2014 — Hockey isn’t a combat sport, but you can’t tell by watching. Every once in a while, someone gets leveled by a titanic body check, and in seconds, the offender is engaged in fisticuffs with a strong, spirited enforcer coming to the defence of his stricken comrade. Sometimes it…

Tanking in hockey is not bullet proof

By David Song, November 6 2014 — Seventeen-year-old Connor McDavid plays for the Erie Otters in the Ontario Hockey League. Despite his young age, scouts and hockey fans are raving about McDavid’s potential to develop into the National Hockey League’s next superstar. McDavid has established himself as a blazing skater with tremendous offensive awareness. He…

Head-to-head NHL 2014–15 season preview

By Sonny Sachdeva and David Song, October 9 2014 As the puck drops on the National Hockey League’s regular season, Gauntlet sports writers Sonny Sachdeva and David Song break down all you need to know. Which rookie will have the biggest impact this season? David Song: For years, the Florida Panthers lacked offensive firepower and…

Don’t let the gym bros weigh you down

By David Song, September 25 2014 — I work out. Am I physically robust? Not really. Do I lift? Well, right now I’m working on being able to lift my body weight on the assisted pull-up machine, but I need the assistance for a reason. At 5’3” and 135 pounds, I’m what you would call…

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…

Slipper tells a distinctly Calgarian Cinderella story

By Fernando David Moreno, November 22 — As part of the pantomime tradition of the holiday season, Alberta Theatre Projects presents Slipper — “a distinctly Calgarian Cinderella story.” The show is based on the classic fairy tale by Charles Perrault. Playwright director Rebecca Northan says that Calgary is the perfect host for Cinderella and the…

Photo recap: Sled Island day 2

By Jason Herring with photos by Jarrett Edmund — June 24, 2106 We kicked off the second day of Sled Island at the annual East Village Block Party, where crowds took the street to enjoy a variety of free electronic music. The party relocated to Inglewood this year, making it the festival’s only event in…

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