Tagged May 29 2014

Thomas Lukaszuk talks post-secondary education

By Chris Adams, May. 29, 2014 — Former Alberta premier Allison Redford resigned on March 23 after a string of public relations disasters and spending scandals. The race to replace her is now on, as the Progressive Conservative Party will select a new leader on Sept. 6. Thomas Lukaszuk stepped down from his post as…

Street Food Festival rolls into Kingsland Farmers’ Market

By Conner Sadler, May. 29, 2014 — On Friday, May 30, KingslandFarmers’ Marketwill host the Calgary Street Food Festival in search ofthe city’s best street food. Kingsland Farmers’ Market has gathered 15 food trucks and 15 food vendors to compete in the festival. Each vendor will offer a special five-dollar-dish in addition to their regular menu…

Producer’s art background influences his sound

By Kaleem Khan, May. 29, 2014 — Taylor Kline, who produces electronic music under his last name, is a Calgary-based music producer, artist and painter. Kline’s unique approach to his music has allowed him to open for artists such as Hudson Mohawke, XXYYXX and, most recently, Bonobo. “I started making music two-and-a-half years ago. It…

Student Success Centre decentralizes advising

By Chris Adams, May. 29, 2014 — Program advisors for the faculties of arts and science have moved from the Student Success Centre (SSC) to their respective faculties. The changes were made because of a program advising review conducted by the University of Calgary in February. The SSC hired four new advisors as a result…

SU looks to expand Wellness Centre services

By Chris Adams, May. 29, 2014 — Students at the University of Calgary’s satellite campuses may soon have better access to mental health services. Students’ Union veterinary medicine representative Blythe Sola is looking to expand services offered by the Wellness Centre to students in the faculty of medicine and veterinary medicine who attend classes at…

NoD magazine seeks submissions

By Diltaj Atwal, May. 29, 2014 — NoD is the University of Calgary’s undergraduate creative writing magazine, published by the English department. The magazine provides an outlet for undergraduate students and artists to publish their poetry, prose and visual art. Building on the publication’s legacy, incoming managing editor Athena Genevieve says NoD is in transition….

Chromeo: White Women

By Manal Sheikh, May. 29, 2014 — Chromeo’s fourth album, White Women, delivers what their previous album, Business Casual, couldn’t: a clever, tongue-in-cheek summer playlist. While many artists are just discovering the semi-vintage, always fun, electro-funk music that is a mish-mash of 70s discotheque and 80s pop sensibility, this is Chromeo’s regular mix. And they have finally…

Reuben And The Dark: Funeral Sky

By Liv Ingram, May. 29, 2014 — Funeral Sky — the debut album from Calgary-based Reuben and the Dark — sees the indie-folk outfit explore “the duality of misery and joy.” The album is produced by Florence + The Machine drummer Chris Hayden (who vocalist Reuben Bullock met serendipitously at a resort in Mexico) and Stephen…

Dinos to host women’s CIS championships in 2015 and 2016

By Ashton Chugh, May. 29, 2014 — The University of Calgary will host the 2015 and 2016 Canadian Interuniversity Sport championships for women’s hockey. “It’s a great opportunity for our young program to be able to host the CIS championship two years in a row,” said Dinos head coach Danielle Goyette, in a Dinos press…

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