The Gauntlet / lifestyle Archives - The Gauntlet

Tagged lifestyle

Explore these K-Country trails for hikers of all experience levels

By Kristy Koehler, July 12 2018 — Billed as “Alberta’s Mountain Playground,” Kananaskis Country, or K-Country, lies about an hour west of Calgary. The 4,000-square-kilometre area offers hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing and rock climbing among views that will take your breath away. Kananaskis is home to plenty of day-use areas, picnic facilities and…

Unique sport of bike polo a must-see summer activity

By Kristy Koehler, June 21 2018 —  There’s no shortage of eclectic recreation opportunities in Calgary, with the city housing leagues and clubs for sports like fencing, cricket and quidditch. There’s a good chance, however, that you’re less familiar with the sport of bike polo. Bike polo takes the established sport of traditional polo —…

New course pack literally costs firstborn child

By Melanie Bethune, September 18 2014 — Students registered in Statistics 361 this semester received a shocking blow to their futures when they discovered exactly how much the required course materials cost. The required course pack, comprised of a single CD in a plain white sleeve, will literally cost students their firstborn child. “Students complain…

Hiring | Staff | Advertising | Contact | PDF version | Archive | Volunteer