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How to make the most of your summer break

By Frankie Hart, May 16 2019— Following every academic year is summer break, a time when you can soak up some rays, soak up some rays in a different country, get some much-needed sleep, work or maybe take some classes. However, by the end of August, it feels like summer went by in a flash….

Student uses Marie Kondo method, destroys Earth

By Anton Charpentier, April 24 2019 — When Marie Kondo set out to teach lazy Americans the art of tidying up, she expected them to open up space in their homes, not destroy our planet. It all started during exam break, when third-year student Douse Doom decided to watch their favourite Netflix show, Tidying Up…

Abandon all hope, ye who work in restaurants

By Kristy Koehler, April 23 2019 — Over the years, I’ve made my way through the circles of restaurant Hell, where customers snap their fingers to get your attention, food ‘critics’ slam you online for not having organic kale and everyone is allergic to everything. This job is the pits. Welcome to Dante’s Diner —…

How did you spend this Bermuda Shorts Day?

By Frankie Hart, April 13 2019 — Aries (March 21 – April 19) Out of hatred for the tendency of BSD to overshadow your birthday, you rented out Lot 32 and threw a birthday rager of epic proportions, which further slashed BSD attendance. The obvious change in student interest will pressure the Students’ Union to…

University of Calgary humanizes brand, goes emo

By Frankie Hart, April 5 2019 — The University of Calgary appears to have pivoted to a new branding strategy — and as a result, has turned emo. The Eyes Lined strategy was implemented as part of a collaboration between administration and the Haskayne School of Business. The strategy coordinator, Stanley Twiddle, explained that the…

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