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Historical monuments are important reminders of the past

By Simran Kaler , September 18 2017 — When was the last time you stopped to look at a statue? Or bothered read about its historical significance? The riots that broke out last month in Charlottesville over the decision to remove a statue of  Confederate general Robert E. Lee prove that physical monuments remain very important…

Anti-choice feminism isn’t feminism at all

By Isobel Chiang, January 31 2017 — The Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21 was many things at once — a march for equality, an antidote to bigotry and an outpouring of collective grief. But for some, the march felt like an exclusive club they did not belong to. Or so Texas anti-choice group…

Sensationalist crime coverage is harmful to society

By Jesse Stilwell, January 31 2017 — While watching shows like Criminal Minds and CSI: Miami might be a delightful way to waste an afternoon, discussing and learning about morbid details of ongoing criminal trials is often the opposite. A number of criminal trials will take place in Calgary this year and people deserve to…

Calgary well-equipped for Olympic bid

By Saima Asad, January 24 2017 — Many Calgarians grew up hearing glamorous stories about when the Winter Olympics were held on home ice in 1988. Now, we may have the chance to experience that wonder in our own lifetimes. Calgary City Council received  a report at their Jan. 23 meeting intended to evaluate the…

Get out and have fun this August

By Liv Ingram and Connor Sadler, August 7, 2014 — With the fall semester just a calendar flip away, you’re running out of time to have awesome summer adventures. But don’t despair, August is full of events that will help you squeeze every last ounce of fun out of your summer vacation. Inglewood Night Market…

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