Tagged May 22 2014

Students get answers on market modifiers

By Chris Adams, May. 22, 2014 — Students in the Haskayne School of Business (HSB) paying an unpopular fee known as a market modifier now have answers about where their money is spent. Students’ Union representatives have questioned the lack of transparency surrounding the business school’s market modifier since it was added to course fees…

Close to Modern more than just a record label

By Kaleem Khan, May. 22, 2014 — Close To Modern is a project that links music, art and community under the guise of a record label. Featuring Calgary electronic mainstays such as Sanctums, Beach Season and Sergio Levels, the label has 18 releases to date. Though they mostly focus on electronic music, recent releases include…

When racism spills onto the pitch

By Ashton Chugh, May. 22, 2014 — During a soccer match in 1981, fans of Millwall Football club referenced the racially motivated attacks of black youths in the New Crosshouse fire to create a sporting chant. Fast forward thirty years, and racism in soccer has remained just as prevalent. Sporting culture is aggressive and unfriendly….

Students’ Union won’t push for fall reading week

By Chris Adams, May. 22, 2014 — Though a majority of students who completed the Students’ Union survey favour establishing a fall reading week, the SU will not push for one. At least not this year. The survey, conducted in the winter semester, shows students are indecisive about what days they would give up for a…

Business students form advocacy group

By Chris Adams, May. 22, 2014 — Students in the Haskayne School of Business (HSB) are now governed by a new students’ association. The Commerce Undergraduate Society (CUS) now shares power with the Haskayne Students’ Association (HSA), which is responsible for representing the interests of business students. Students’ Union business representative Jasmine Chitroda said that…

Broken City celebrates 10 years of music

By Conner Sadler, May. 22, 2014 — From May 22–30, Broken City will host bands from across the country for its week-long 10th anniversary party. Alan Lindsay, who books events for the venue, is set to celebrate Broken City’s success and the people who helped along the way. “Broken City has been a big part…

Michael Jackson: Xscape

By Liv Ingram, May. 22, 2014 — The reception for Michael Jackson’s second posthumous album Xscape has been mixed. Some feel MJ would approve, while others, like Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney, call it “bullshit.” Releasing posthumous work is tricky. It’s great to hear new music from a deceased musician, but it’s never entirely their music. Xscape features…

The Black Keys: True Blue

By Louie Villanueva, May. 22, 2014 — Turn Blue marks the Black Keys’ eighth studio album and sees the duo continue to grow. The psychedelic album cover and psych-rock soul reflect the style of co-producer Danger Mouse. This is the band’s fourth collaboration with the producer, known for his work with Jay-Z, Gorillaz and Beck. With…

How to make the perfect Old Fashioned

By Scott Strasser, May. 22, 2014 — The final season of Mad Men will be split into two parts, with the first half of finale airing on May 27. This means that fans will have to wait until next summer to finish Don Draper’s story. To get your Mad Men fix over the summer, here’s…

Dinos duo go pro

By Ashton Chugh, May. 22, 2014 — Coming off a perfect 8–0 season, two members of the Calgary Dinos were chosen to play pro in the 2014 CFL draft. Kicker Johnny Mark was drafted in the third round to the Saskatchewan Roughriders and fullback Mac Sarro went to the Montreal Alouettes in the seventh. Mark…

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