Tagged humour

Ambiguous Olympic advocacy group emerges on campus

By Frankie Hart, October 23 2018 — In anticipation of the Nov. 13 Olympic plebiscite, a new stance on the issue has emerged, culminating in an advocacy group — Who’s To Say? Calgary 2026 (WTSC2). WTSC2 hopes to appeal to Calgarians who, like them, feel very confused and anxious about the Olympic debate. Their leader, Mallory…

Anti-weed task force harasses students with spray bottles

By Frankie Hart, October 19 2018 — With the legalization of cannabis, the University of Calgary has prohibited on-campus consumption. Although there is no outright punishment for toking, the university has established a student-led task force to combat offenders by spraying them with water. Leader of the task force, third-year student Natalie Narcerson, emphasized the need…

Eight things you need to know about legal weed

By Matty Hume, October 17 2018 — It’s official. As of today, the use of recreational cannabis is now legal in every province and territory in Canada. But each municipality is taking on the big change in their own way. Here are eight things you need to know about using recreational cannabis in Calgary. 1….

Study concludes that no one cares

By David Stewart, October 14 2018 — According to a groundbreaking study from the University of Calgary, no one cares anymore. Carried out by professor of enlightenment studies Wayan G. Smith-Buckler, the study sampled a diverse cohort of U of C students, from expressive arts students all the way to muscular kinesiology students. The study…

Asshole crunches every leaf on campus, leaving none for rest of us

By Riley Martens, October 12 2018 — The recently fallen leaves that have blanketed the ground with the arrival of autumn on campus have provided a new way to de-stress on campus. “It’s really nice seeing all the different colours on the ground,” Veronica Cronch, a second-year psychology student said. “With the rising stress of…

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