Tagged Jason Herring

Parting shots from the EIC

April 12, 2019 — Gauntlet tradition dictates that each outgoing editor-in-chief write the year’s final editorial, reflecting on their time as the publication’s head, filled with wisdom and sentimentality and self-indulgence. It’s clichéd by design, in much the same way a valedictorian speech is. Many editors dread it. Luckily, I am a fairly sentimental person. But I feel…

Candidates pull no punches at 2019 Gauntlet Presidential Debate

By Kristy Koehler, March 4 2019 — The Gauntlet hosted its annual debate on Feb. 28 for candidates running in the Students’ Union presidential election. All four candidates — Harrison Montgomery, Renzo Pereyra, Jessica Revington and Quinn Stevenson — were in attendance. Jason Herring, the Gauntlet’s editor-in-chief, served as moderator. Herring encouraged the candidates to…

The Gauntlet transitions to a monthly magazine format

By Scott Strasser, April 4 2017 — After 57 years of printing weekly newspapers — and for a time bi-weekly — the Gauntlet is moving to a monthly print and daily website format. Starting this spring, the Gauntlet will stop producing a weekly newspaper and will instead publish a monthly magazine. “We recognize the media…

And so it all goes to shit

By Melanie Woods, March 7 2017 — The Gauntlet elected a new Editor-in-Chief on March 7. By “elected,” of course we mean already forgot about. Of the two candidates, Jason Herring eeked out a narrow victory over Tree in what many see as a shocking upset. Tree’s platform included rational, well-informed points such as “dependable?”,…

Artists contend for Polaris Prize

The 2015 Polaris Prize short list was announced July 16. The annual award, selected by a panel of 11 Canadian music journalists, recognizes exceptional Canadian full-length albums. Factors like sales or genre aren’t taken into consideration — the albums are judged solely on artistic merit. The 10-album short list for the award was announced following…

U of C observatory opens doors to public for summer stargazing

By Jason Herring, July 23 2105 — The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory (RAO) will open its doors to the public for late-night stargazing sessions this summer as part of their annual Milky Way Nights event. The RAO is a research and teaching facility run by the University of Calgary’s physics and astronomy department. But from July…

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