Tagged november 6 2014

Old man climbs out of the window and into an adventure

By Liv Ingram, November 6 2014 — With Sweden responsible for Scandinavian design, Ingrid Bergman and ligonberry juice, I trust them in matters of  taste. And since The 100-year-old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared is the highest-grossing Swedish film of all time, I was sure it would be a comedic gem. Based…

CAUS plans next step in campaign against market modifiers

By Scott Strasser, November 6 2014 — Members of the Council of Alberta University Students (CAUS) are asking minister of innovation and advanced education Donald Scott to turn down market modifier proposals at Albertan universities. Student unions at the University of Calgary, University of Alberta, University of Lethbridge and Mount Royal University wrote formal letters…

Local artists publish surreal graphic novel series

By Connor Sadler, November 6 2014 — Local artists Emily Chu and Christian Frederiksen are challenging the conventions of graphic novels with their new series HYMN. As graduates of the Alberta College of Art and Design, Chu and Frederiksen are trained artists who were disappointed in the disconnect they saw between the visual and text-based…

Midterms poor test of knowledge

By Scott Strasser, November 6 2014 — Every semester, anxious and stressed students are bogged down with heavily weighted exams. Midterm season seems to either last for months or be over in one week. Some classes have multiple midterms, so by the time you finish the first round, it’s time to start cramming for the…

Why rape isn’t reported

By Curtis Wolff, November 6 2014 — Like most Canadians, I was stunned to hear of the allegations of sexual assault levelled against former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi. A skilled interviewer and seemingly ardent feminist, Ghomeshi and his radio show Q injected some life into the programming of our dutiful but often dull public broadcaster….

Secondary suites benefit homeowners

By Kylee van der Poorten, November 6 2014 — Secondary suites have been a big issue in municipal politics for years with councillors and pundits bitterly divided on the issue. The debate can be sorted into two groups. There are those who believe changing regulations surrounding secondary suites will make renting safer for tenants and…

Tanking in hockey is not bullet proof

By David Song, November 6 2014 — Seventeen-year-old Connor McDavid plays for the Erie Otters in the Ontario Hockey League. Despite his young age, scouts and hockey fans are raving about McDavid’s potential to develop into the National Hockey League’s next superstar. McDavid has established himself as a blazing skater with tremendous offensive awareness. He…

Dinos take down No. 1 ranked Pandas

By Eric Licis, November 6 2014 — The Dinos women’s volleyball team showed their resiliency as they clawed out a victory over the No. 1 ranked University of Alberta Pandas in a five-set marathon (25–18, 25–27, 19–25, 25–21, 15–9). The Dinos showed they were prepared right from the start. Second-year right side Janna Ogle killed…

Dinos shutout Saskatchewan Huskies

By Stephane Arnault, November 6 2014 — The University of Calgary men’s hockey team (6–2–0) extended their winning streak to five games with a 2–0 victory against the Saskatchewan Huskies (4–4–0) at Father David Bauer Arena on Oct. 31. Dinos goaltender Kris Lazaruk was a key part of the win, stopping all 29 shots he…

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