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Parting shots from the EIC

April 12, 2019 — Gauntlet tradition dictates that each outgoing editor-in-chief write the year’s final editorial, reflecting on their time as the publication’s head, filled with wisdom and sentimentality and self-indulgence. It’s clichéd by design, in much the same way a valedictorian speech is. Many editors dread it. Luckily, I am a fairly sentimental person. But I feel…

Go vote, I guess

March 5 2019 — If you’re reading this, we don’t need to tell you that it’s important to vote in this week’s Students’ Union general election. By clicking on this link, you’ve demonstrated that (1) you already care enough to read the campus publication’s article complaining about the lack of student engagement with the SU and (2) you’re…

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….

Ontario’s new post-secondary regulations will devastate student life ­— and Alberta could be next

January 24, 2019 — Ontario’s post-secondary landscape was turned on its head on Jan. 17 when Premier Doug Ford’s government announced sweeping changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), as well as to tuition and fees. As Alberta prepares for a provincial election this year, students should demand to know how politicians jockeying for the student vote…

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