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Frosh 2017: Do’s and Don’ts of Your First Year

By Derek Baker Entering university can be pretty overwhelming. No matter where you’re coming from, be it right out of high school or after taking a break from academia, starting at the University of Calgary is an intimidating task. Anxieties can rise as the people in your life bombard you with well-meant, albeit excessive advice. With…

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Every year, the outgoing editor-in-chief of the Gauntlet takes the final editorial to reflect on their year and offer up any wisdom they may have. Unlike many of my predecessors, I relish the opportunity to engage in sentimental reflection — my essay-length holiday cards are a Gauntlet staple — though I can’t guarantee any worthwhile…

The Gauntlet transitions to a monthly magazine format

By Scott Strasser, April 4 2017 — After 57 years of printing weekly newspapers — and for a time bi-weekly — the Gauntlet is moving to a monthly print and daily website format. Starting this spring, the Gauntlet will stop producing a weekly newspaper and will instead publish a monthly magazine. “We recognize the media…

The Great Gauntlet Presidential Debate was wild

By Scott Strasser, March 3 2017 — We don’t always like the Students’ Union election forums, so we decided to host our own. On March 2, the Gauntlet hosted the inaugural Great Students’ Union Presidential Debate in Cassio A/B in MacHall. The debate featured the three candidates hoping to lead the SU next year —…

Kinkonauts to pull 26-hour improv all-nighter

By Aurora Anderson, February 7 2017 — Have you ever watched an improv show you never wanted to end? Calgary improv group The Kinkonauts will provide the next best thing with their second annual Improv Marathon from 8:00 p.m. on Feb. 10 until 10:00 p.m. on Feb. 11. The Kinkonauts are a volunteer-run organization with…

CJSW local music archive to begin touring libraries

By Jason Herring, May 5 2016 — After months of sifting through albums and artifacts representing Calgary’s musical history, CJSW 90.9 FM is launching the Calgary Local Music Library project. The travelling installation of 300 CDs will move through eight different branches of the Calgary Public Library over the next year, inviting locals to borrow albums…

Pass Through Portal at Calgary’s EMMEDIA Gallery

By Hayden McBennett, May 12 2016 — Two-time Governor General Visual and Media Arts award nominee Sandra Vida will bring her interactive installment Portal to EMMEDIA Gallery from May 19 until June 18, with an artist talk on May 28. Vida has created multimedia video installations for over 30 years, mastering the seamless integration of…

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