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Badminton Club one of many racquet sport options on campus

By Kristy Koehler, October 4 2018 — The University of Calgary is a racquet-sports-lovers’ dream. The campus is home to the largest racquet facility in the country, boasting four racquetball courts and 13 squash courts. All levels of racquet experience are accommodated through a variety of programs — the Dinos have a club-level tennis team…

Fitness and active-living themed clubs abound at U of C

By Kristy Koehler, September 20 2018 — Students searching for clubs to join and clubs vying for the attention of first-year students packed MacHall for the fall Clubs Week. Interest from new students was high as the booths were busier than ever. Club executives like Alexa Forigo noticed the heightened interest-level. “The difference between Clubs…

Students should not glorify being busy

By Jesse Stilwell, November 28 2017 — University students are under constant pressure to be as well-rounded as possible. They are encouraged to take difficult classes, get high grades, join multiple clubs and most work part-time jobs so they can pay for expenses along the way. It’s a game of who can do the most…

The U of C’s most obscure clubs

By Evan Lewis, September 22 2017 — With over 300 clubs calling the University of Calgary home, there’s probably someone out there with the same interests as you, no matter how niche you might think they are. It can also be easy for some clubs to slip under the radar with so much competition. The…

Your future involves you joining a school club

By Tanvi Sankar and Grace Guest Stone, September 18 2017 —   Virgo: Fighting Game Club (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) Easy-going and reserved, you’ve always wanted the superpower to be invisible. Kinda like John Cena, who nobody can see. I’d want to be invisible too if I had been in Fred: The Movie and Fred…

New campus club wants students to explore the city by bike

By Christie Melhorn, June 15th 2017 – A new Students’ Union club wants to give you a reason to take your bike out for a summer ride. UCalgary Cycling aims to educate students about cycling while forging new friendships. Cycling doesn’t require formal training and is often done solo. Many people ride recreationally, while others…

Aikido instructor discusses philosophy of defence

By Tommy Osborne, March 21 2017 — Aikido has gained popularity in recent years. The martial art originates from Japan and primarily focuses on defence and using an opponent’s strength against them. The University of Calgary offers the chance for students to learn Aikido through the Aikido club. The Gauntlet spoke with Frank G. Barta…

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