Tagged Dinos

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…

Trash-talk an unavoidable part of sport

By Christie Melhorn, September 1 2017 — While it can be crass and petty, trash-talk is also fun and enjoyably nasty.  It lets us release pent-up frustration, shake off anxiety and can even boost confidence. We’ve all indulged in it at some point — consider all the times you’ve declared you’re going to “slay” or…

SAIT adds eSports to campus athletic program

By Jason Herring, June 13 2017 –  The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology is introducing a new dimension of sports to their athletics and recreation program this fall. The SAIT Trojans recreational athletics department is gauging student interest in eSports — or competitive video gaming — with four tournaments during the fall and winter semesters….

Dinos golf team searches for identity

By Christie Melhorn, June 9 2017 —  While most students are familiar with the University of Calgary’s football and basketball teams, the U of C also houses the only competitive university-level golf team in Calgary. The Dinos golf club started in 2012 with just two players, one of which is the team’s current manager, Steven…

Dinos mourn the loss of track athlete Mariano Ezeta

By Saima Asad, May 3 2017 — University of Calgary student and Dinos sprinter Mariano Ezeta died at age 23 this weekend after a roughly two-year battle with cancer. The Gauntlet interviewed Ezeta in 2015, before his diagnosis. He spoke about the pressures of balancing athletics and academics. “It does get a little bit strenuous sometimes,…

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