Tagged humour

Five un-problematic spooky costume ideas

By Hayden McBennett, October 25 2016 — With Oct. 31 just days away, one can almost hear the shrill demands for confections by tiny strangers looming in doorways. Though it may be an arbitrary excuse for Hershey’s to unload millions of pounds of candy to a population riddled with alarming rates of child obesity, Halloween…

Episode 7: How to be a tryhard at Pokemon Go

This week, the gang does the obvious. Are you happy now? Also, Sean asks important questions about Pokemon biology, Melanie shares her experiences going undercover and Jason proposes creating “Pokemon Trump.” Presented by the Gauntlet, the University of Calgary’s student newspaper, in collaboration with CJSW 90.9 FM, Calgary’s community radio station. Follow Sean, Melanie and Jason on…

Episode 6: How to win game shows

On this special birthday boy episode of Course Correction, Jason gets to pick any topic he wants for us to make a course out of. And he chose game shows. Also: Sean gets the coughs laughed out of him, Melanie explains the racial politics of Baggage and Jason isn’t even mad. Presented by the Gauntlet, the University of…

Student finds Holy Grail of bathrooms at University of Calgary

By Bryan Moxon, May 31 2016 — After years of speculation over its existence, fourth-year urban studies student Percy Pear discovered a perfectly pristine university washroom last week. “I was walking to campus one morning when I was struck in the mouth by a piece of paper,” Pear said. “After careful examination, I noticed it…

Unemployed? Broke? We have classifieds!

By Derek Baker, May 31 2016 — The summer job hunt for students has been dismal. In the current state of the economy, only a lucky few have been able to find positions related to their degree. If you are desperate, the Gauntlet has compiled a list of positions still for hire.   Student Lab…

Lights! Camera! Blockbuster horoscopes!

Jill Girgulis, May 24 2016 — Gemini  (May 21 – June 20) Enraged at the fact that The Angry Birds Movie is allowed to exist, you will work tirelessly to overthrow the capitalist bourgeoisie and ensure this never happens again. Cancer  (June 21 – July 22) You will feel so guilty about going to see…

Episode 4: How to be a Ferdaboy

Join Sean, Melanie and Jason as they boldly venture in the the rural Albertan world of the “ferdaboys,” and learn what it really means to wheel, snipe and celly. Be warned: you may not like what they find. Presented by the Gauntlet, the University of Calgary’s student newspaper. Follow Sean, Melanie and Jason on Twitter. Theme…

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