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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…

Smooth sailing for Dinos football en route to Vanier Cup

By Tommy Osborne, November 22 2016 — Following an impressive 50—24 victory over the St. Francis Xavier University X-Men, the University of Calgary Dinos extended their season and will face the Laval University Rouge et Or in the Vanier Cup on Nov. 26. Led by head coach Wayne Harris, the Dinos boast a 9–2 record…

Five stand-out players from the Hardy Cup

By Tommy Osborne, November 15 2016 — The University of Calgary Dinos won a 46–43 nailbiter against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds on Nov. 12. With the win, the Dinos advanced to the U Sports Mitchell Bowl, where they’ll compete for a position in the Vanier Cup. Though the Hardy Cup victory was a…

Dinos men’s basketball off to early head start

By Tommy Osborne, November 15 2016 — Coming off a 17–3 season that ended in a Canada West Championship, the Dinos men’s basketball team hopes to achieve greater success and bring home the University of Calgary’s first national championship title. But head coach Dan Vanhooren emphasized that the team cannot rest on the accolades of…

Copyright office looks into use of music on campus

By Scott Strasser, October 18 2016 — The University of Calgary Copyright Office is looking into the use of music at public events on campus to see if it breaches copyright law.  The U of C copyright committee last met on Oct. 5. One of the meeting’s discussion items was the need for music licensing…

Dinos women’s basketball team showcases influx of new talent

By Tommy Osborne, October 18 2016 — Amidst the competitive atmosphere, constant calls of encouragement from teammates and the ever-present voice of head coach Damian Jennings, one thing is abundantly clear about the 2016–17 Dinos women’s basketball team — the chemistry is something special. Despite welcoming 10 new players — over half of the current…

Dinos men’s volleyball team hungry for Canada West title

By Isaac Celis, September 20 2016 — Boasting a 2015–16 season that took them all the way to the Canada West final four, the Dinos men’s volleyball team looks to repeat that success and push themselves even further in the upcoming 2016–17 season. This year, the team looks to construct a new identity. The team…

Confident Dinos men’s soccer team stacked with talent

By Tommy Osborne, September 20 2016 — Following a promising season last year, the University of Calgary Dinos men’s soccer team is poised to contend for the conference championship again. Despite an early playoff exit last year, this season’s squad doesn’t lack confidence. Led by captain Dominick Zator and 2015 second team CIS All-Canadian Dominic…

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