Tagged January 29 2015

Administration presents concept paper for elite graduate college

By Chris Adams, January 29 205 — The University of Calgary’s top graduate and post-doctoral students may soon find themselves with a new space to live, work and study.  Graduate residential colleges (GRCs) are elite colleges for faculty, graduates and post-doctoral students within a larger university. They give high-achieving  students and faculty a place to…

Bart Beaty is the man of 1,000 Archies

By Melanie Bethune, January 29 2015 — When most people talk about Archie, the conversation doesn’t gravitate towards academic research. University of Calgary professor Bart Beaty might change that. His new book, 12-Cent Archie, explores a decade of Archie comic history through 100 short chapters. For research, Beaty purchased and read over 900 Archie comics…

Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson moves into third all time on the Dinos’ scoring list

By Scott Strasser, January 29 2015 — Fifth-year point guard Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson (JOJ) became the Dinos’ third all-time highest scorer last weekend in the first game of a double header against the University of Victoria Vikes. Ogungbemi-Jackson needed 14 points to move ahead of John Riad’s total of 1,687 points. Expectations were high considering he…

Sexual harassment isn’t inevitable

I have pages of graphic rape and death threats organized in a folder. They’re arranged by date, and multiple threats sent by the same person are colour-coded with sticky notes. The threats aren’t unusual. I’ve accumulated them as the result of being a woman on the Internet. Conventional advice suggests that I should ignore these threats….

Dinos split series with Vikes

By Scott Strasser, January 29 2015 — The Dinos men’s basketball team maintained their position on top of the pioneer division after splitting their home series with the University of Victoria Vikes over the weekend. Game one ended 81–63 for the Vikes, but the Dinos got their revenge in game two, winning 79–73. The Dinos…

Stop hating on the New Year’s gym crowd

By Sonny Sachdeva, January 29 2015 — Jan. 1 is a dreaded day for gym regulars. It marks the first day the New Year’s resolution crowd fills the gym in an effort to turn their year into one of personal growth and physical improvement. The sudden rush of gym-goers can be annoying. According to Men’s…

Calgary Flames 2015 midseason report

By David Song, January 29 2015 — The Calgary Flames went into the National Hockey League’s all-star weekend with 25 wins, 19 losses and three overtime losses. They sit fourth in the Pacific Division and eighth in the Western Conference. If the season had ended after the all-star break, the Flames would have made the…

Superbowl XLIX preview

By Melanie Bethune, January 29 2015 — Inflate your footballs everyone, the Superbowl is here. The Internet has been in an uproar lately over allegations that the New England Patriots deflated the footballs used in their victory over the Indianapolis Colts for the AFC Championship. Dubbed everything from “deflate-gate” to “ballghazi,” the scandal has been…

Shorthanded Dinos smash Pronghorns

By Stephane Arnault, January 29 2015 — The University of Calgary Dinos (11–5–4) women’s hockey team thumped the last place University of Lethbridge Pronghorns (4–16–0) 5–0 at the Father David Bauer Arena on Jan. 23. “I’m really happy with the way we played tonight,” said Dinos head coach Danielle Goyette. The Dinos won without all-star…

Committee formed to revise 25-year-old sexual harassment policy

By Chris Adams, January 29 2015 — A sub-committee called Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence formed on Jan. 21 to develop recommendations on how to prevent sexual harassment both on campus and online. The University of Calgary defines sexual harassment as “any type of conduct that emphasizes the sexuality, gender or sexual orientation of…

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