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2018 Crowchild Classic full of camaraderie, rowdiness

By Christie Melhorn January 26, 2018 — Post-secondary students from across the city filled the Scotiabank Saddledome on Jan. 25, watching the University of Calgary Dinos and Mount Royal University Cougars go head-to-head in the sixth annual Crowchild Classic. With a large-scale setting and high attendance, the crosstown rivalry is a notorious night of rowdy…

Dinos events you’ll want to catch this year

By Christie Melhorn, January 10 2018 — For the University of Calgary Dinos, 2017 was rich with defining moments. The women’s rugby team won their third consecutive Canada West (CW) championship title, kicker Nike DiFonte’s 59-yard field goal broke U Sports records and women’s hockey coach Danielle Goyette became the fifth female Hockey Hall of…

Frosh 2017: Dinos

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…

Marquee Dinos events prove student engagement is possible

It’s easy at the University of Calgary to claim nobody goes to Dinos games. With the U of C’s commuter campus status and the low rates of student engagement, it wouldn’t be much of a stretch to conclude that most students aren’t interested in the Dinos. Yet over the past five years, large events like…

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