Tagged Dinos

Big Chungus loses SU election, campaigns to be mascot

By Frankie Hart, March 15 2019 — Although school mascots are not normally an elected position, campaign posters in favour of a new one have been plastered all over campus. Some posters question the current mascot, Rex O’Saurus, with messages such as “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom sucked” and “Our school spirit is dead because our…

Dinos men’s basketball team end historic season undefeated

By Kristy Koehler, February 4 2019 — The University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team ended their regular season with a historic victory — their 91–59 win over the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack concluded an undefeated season. In addition to becoming the first undefeated Dinos men’s basketball team — and only the fifth undefeated men’s…

Crowchild Classic ticket worth the price of admission

January 28 2019 — There are only a handful of events each year at the University of Calgary that can genuinely be said to unite the student body. One of these is the Crowchild Classic hockey game, which pits the men’s and women’s Dinos teams against their Mount Royal University counterparts in a doubleheader at the Scotiabank Saddledome….

Dinos women’s hockey team face uphill battle

By David Song, November 21 2018 — Despite a dominant first period, the University of Calgary Dinos women’s hockey team fell to the University of Regina Cougars 2–1 on Nov. 17. With their comeback win, the Cougars improve to 9–7 on the year while the Dinos fall to 1–17. “We’ve missed so many opportunities,” said…

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