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New University of Calgary policy restricts BitTorrent access

By Scott Strasser, November 9 2016 — University of Calgary students trying to torrent their favourite movies on the university’s Wi-Fi networks might be out of luck, after the U of C restricted access to BitTorrent on Nov. 1. The U of C’s new IT policy dictates that BitTorrent is now restricted on the AirUC-Secure,…

Dinos football secures Hardy Cup win in clutch effort

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, November 13 2016 — The fight for the 80th Hardy Cup was a rematch between the University of Calgary Dinos and the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds — but this time, the outcome was entirely different. The Dinos football team walked away with the Hardy Cup trophy and the title of Canada…

Doctor Strange is strange

By Jill Girgulis, November 15 2016 — I’m just gonna say it — Doctor Strange is one strange movie. Prepare yourselves for Sherlock Holmes in his most convincing disguise yet — an American physician with a superiority complex. It will be a rude awakening for Cumberbitches everywhere when their Internet bae opens his mouth for…

Four fabulously festive Starbucks concoctions

By Derek Baker, November 15 2016 — Once again, Starbucks has began serving their annual non-denominational holiday beverages. Festivity lovers embrace this as the first sign of the most wonderful time of the year. However, if you want to make your drink extra-festive to get you in the holiday spirit, here are some new takes on a…

A review of bread sandwiches — the staple of every law abiding citizen’s life

By Ronn Miguel Delos Reyes, November 15 2016 — Sandwiches are the foundation of the food pyramid. By grabbing literally any food item and squeezing it between two slices of bread, you can make yourself this staple meal. You have your are ham sandwiches, tuna sandwiches, peanut butter sandwiches, jelly sandwiches and even peanut butter and…

Mexico Days celebrate Mexican culture on campus

By Saima Asad, November 7 2016 —   The University of Calgary is hosting multiple Mexico Days events until Dec. 1 to mark its third annual celebration of Mexican and Latin American culture. Mexico Days is traditionally celebrated in November at the U of C. This year, events took place on Nov. 2, Nov. 3 and…

University of Calgary cuts ties with Xerox on campus

By Josh Harkema, November 7 2016 — (With files from Scott Strasser) After an 11-year contract, the University of Calgary will sever ties with Xerox for scanning and printing services on campus. Xerox’s operations at the U of C include business-related services like printing, scanning and copying. Throughout their contract with the U of C,…

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