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Dinos round-up: August 21-28 edition

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, August 30 2016 — From August 21–28, the Dinos football and men’s and women’s soccer teams competed in their first matches of the season. A series of wins defined the week as Dinos teams continue to build confidence heading into September. In football, the Dinos took home a win against the University…

Frosh 2016: A brief introduction

By Emilie Medland-Marchen and Rachel Woodward — Hello, and welcome to campus! Let us be the first to say — congratulations on surviving high school! You did it! Welcome to the days of napping in public, crippling debt and the “Freshman 15” — it’s real. University will be some of the best days of your…

Frosh 2016: Fitness

By Emilie Medland-Marchen — Your first year of university is all about adjustment. It’s hard to find balance after the dramatic change of moving from high school to university, but maintaining an active lifestyle can help. Physical activity is one of the best ways to regain your concentration during the more stressful moments in first…

Frosh 2016: The Dinos, home to some of the finest athletes in Canada

By Emilie Medland-Marchen — The University of Calgary Dinos program features some of the strongest athletes and coaching staff in the country. Varsity athletics are a major part of the student experience, especially on a commuter campus like the U of C. There are few events that bring students, faculty and staff together in one place to…

Frosh 2016: Essential Social Media

By Emilie Medland-Marchen and Rachel Woodward— To successfully navigate your way through your first year, you’ll need to rely on a handful of shitty social media apps. They’ll help you hook-up and find some easy A’s. You’ll need them — it’s a jungle out there. @UCalgary The super-super official University of Calgary Twitter account is a decent resource…

Dinos assistant coach talks former NHL career and changes in Canadian hockey

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, July 21 2016 — With an IIHF Hall of Fame inductee as a head coach and graduates like Hayley Wickenheiser and Amanda Tapp, the Dinos women’s hockey team is one of the crown jewels of Dinos athletics. Added to the roster last year was Tim Bothwell, a former NHL hockey player and…

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