Former U of C students look to address domestic violence in Calgary with non-profit

By Nikayla Goddard, October 6 2017 — The Sat Rang Foundation — a non-profit organization with the mission of bringing light to issues of domestic violence in South Asian communities in Calgary — was created by Tonie Minhas and Amandeep Kaur Singh, Calgarians who spent time at the University of Calgary and the surrounding area…

Meet the mayoral and Ward 7 candidates in the 2017 municipal election

By Jason Herring and Tina Shaygan, October 5 2017 — Every four years, the City of Calgary holds an election for the mayor, councillors and school board trustees. We reached out to candidates for mayor and for council in Ward 7 — the ward the University of Calgary is located in — to find out a bit…

Indulge in bacon-wrapped brussel sprouts this Thanksgiving

By Christie Melhorn, October 6 2017 —  Eating heaps of turkey and loosening your belt aren’t the only Thanksgiving traditions to embrace this weekend. On Monday Oct. 9 at 12 p.m., the Edmonton Eskimos and Montreal Alouettes go head-to-head in the Canadian Football League’s annual Thanksgiving Day Classic — a wonderful excuse to start feasting before…

UNDRCARD Boxing Studio blends arts and athletics to create holistic workout

By Christie Melhorn, October 6, 2017 —  When I took up West African dance in high school, I was met with a lot of intrigue, confusion and ignorance. Friends, family and even strangers would ask, “What is that?”, “Why would you want to do that?” and the very misinformed “But you’re white?”. My socioethnic status…

Buffet style service, reduced Food Fund among proposed changes to residence meal plan

By Daniel Huss, October 6 2017 — Residence students, take note — the University of Calgary is considering changes to the Campus Meal Plan. Students’ Union vice-president student life Hilary Jahelka said the proposed changes include turning the Dining Centre into a buffet style service called a board meal plan. Meal plans residence students currently…

Cities should consider safety measures when designing urban spaces

By Mariah Wilson, October 6 2017 — Higher density spaces are usually a testament to the idiom that there’s safety in numbers. When I moved to Calgary, I immediately felt much safer in the hustle and bustle of city life. But with recent attacks in high-density public spaces in Edmonton and Las Vegas, this idea…

Esports could add exciting edge to the Olympic Games

By Tommy Osborne, October 4 2017 —  Recently, eSports — competitive multiplayer video game tournaments — have gained greater relevance on both a local and international scale. ESports fans can watch tournaments featuring popular games like League of Legends through online streaming platforms and participate in them through clubs like the University of Calgary’s eSports…

On-campus sexual violence support advocate now available to students

By Tina Shaygan, October 5 2017 —  Students at the University of Calgary now have access to a sexual violence support advocate on campus. Carla Bertsch is taking on the role. The U of C’s sexual violence policy, which was passed by the U of C Board of Governors in June 2017, created the position….

Gain strength and make new friends at Barre Body Studio

By Jesse Stilwell, October 3, 2017  After being a member of Barre Body Studio (BBS) for almost a year, my addiction to their workouts remains strong. I look forward to entering the welcoming environment, joking with my favourite instructors and leaving feeling strong, beautiful and like I have Beyonce’s butt. The studio was voted the…

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