Tagged January 22 2015

Cougars snap Dinos win streak

By Stephane Arnault, January 22 2015 — The Mount Royal Cougars (2–13–3) defeated the University of Calgary Dinos (11–3–4) women’s hockey team 3–2 in a clash between the league’s hottest and coldest teams on Jan. 15 at the Crowchild Classic. It was the Dinos’ second loss in three meetings this season to the basement dwelling…

New Music: Viet Cong

By Jason Herring, January 22 2015 — Known for intense and innovative live shows, Viet Cong’s self-titled debut captures all of the energy the band is known for. The album is a dominating and confident release by the brightest young band in Calgary’s music scene. Viet Cong was formed after the unfortunate end of the…

Crowchild Classic ignites rivalries and school spirit

By Eric Licis, January 22 2015 — There was no shortage of school spirit shown at the Saddledome for the annual cross-city Crowchild Classic. A record breaking 8,882 fans watched both the men’s and women’s Dinos face off against the Mount Royal University Cougars hockey teams. “It was a great experience,” said the proud Brian…

Anna Lunoe brings her aussie stylings to YYC

By Hayden McBennett, January 22 2015 — Australian DJ and producer Anna Lunoe will bring her vibrant, punchy blends of deep house, rap and future bass to Calgary’s music fans next week. Lunoe is the first woman to create mixes for the Ministry of Sound Australia (MOSA), a label based in Australia. She has worked…

School of Creative and Performing Arts has a new director

By Babur Ilchi, January 22 2015 — Professor Bruce Barton is the University of Calgary School of Creative and Performing Arts’ (SCPA) first permanent director since the school opened in 2013. Barton came from the University of Toronto where he was the director of undergraduate drama programming. Before that he was an associate director for…

Cut the university bookstore some slack

By Ashley Grey, January 22 2015 — The University of Calgary bookstore’s textbook buyback is underrated. And this is coming from someone who just got 95 cents back for a barely-used copy of Romeo and Juliet. Textbook buyback is a book-recycling program. You dust off an old textbook, bring it to the buyback counter and…

Bill 10 is out of balance

By Andrew Kemle, January 22 2015 — There are two sides to the provincial fight on Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) — those who believe GSAs infringe on parental rights and those who maintain that GSAs create a safe environment for LGBTQ students. Alberta Premier Jim Prentice proposed Bill 10 in an attempt to broker a compromise…

There is no such thing as objective journalism

By Kate Jacobson, January 22 2015 — Journalism can’t be objective, as newspaper articles are written by people influenced by their own experiences. But we’re hampered by the idea that news stories consist of either hard facts or personal opinions, with no overlap between the two. When we stop trying to force our work to…

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