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What cryptic encounter will you have this month?

By Frankie Hart, October 5 2018 — Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) While navigating around a blocked-off part of campus, a construction worker will approach you and ask if you can lend a hand. After you respond that you’re simply not qualified, they’ll become insistent and build you into the new MacKimmie Tower. What a…

Student gets turkey stuck on head during Thanksgiving

By Frankie Hart, October 5 2018 — First-year student Theresa Tacchino returned from her visit home from the holidays with a new look. During Thanksgiving, a fight broke out in her family over cranberry jelly, escalating to a point where her brother grabbed the turkey and slammed it over his sister’s head. The family became panicked…

Statutory declarations benefit students

By Cameron Wong, October 5 2018 — As our 2018 calendars peel away to their final pages, we approach the most dreaded season of all. Winter — with its snow-jacketed trees and threads of impatient cars on Crowchild Trail — is soon upon us. If the lack of daylight and freezing temperatures aren’t enough to dampen…

Death Never Dies: A case for death metal in Calgary

By Matty Hume, October 4 2018 — Even in the dead of night, when pleasant dreams fill the minds of sleeping souls from Sundance to Hidden Valley, Ninth Avenue remains a restless stretch of dimly lit pavement. It’s the gateway to downtown for much of Calgary’s northwest. It’s the home of the National Music Centre,…

New Music: IDLES

By Jason Herring, October 3 2018 — Through two albums, Bristol punk quartet IDLES have proven they’re not scared to tackle tough subjects. Their 2017 debut, Brutalism, occupied itself with death and addiction. Their sophomore release, Joy as an Act of Resistance, universalizes the band’s energy, dealing instead with political issues like Brexit, income inequality and…

New Music: Roc Marciano

By Thomas Johnson, October 2 2018 — Is Long Island scribbler Roc Marciano the best rapper alive? If not, he’s certainly one of the most influential. His undertone voice — cold and sharp like a well-oiled guillotine — can be heard in the deliveries of any New York MC over the past eight years. The sparse loops…

Calgary Farmers’ Market to open new northern location

By Thomas Johnson, October 2 2018 — The Calgary Farmers’ Market has announced plans to develop its long-awaited secondary location.  “We’ve long dreamt of opening a second location,” says Calgary Farmers’ marketing coordinator Leilani Olynik. “The opportunity arose to build a new space from the ground up to suit the unique needs of our vendors in a…

Koi keeps afloat with community fundraiser

By Thomas Johnson, September 26 2018 — On Sept. 3, the Keep Koi Afloat fundraiser was held at Inglewood’s Festival Hall to support Koi’s invaluable presence in Calgary’s musical community. Koi, formerly known as Café Koi, is an integral venue for amateur Calgary musicians to play in in open mics, spin wax network with other members of…

Animal Planet premieres Scaled, a reptile-themed show filmed in Calgary

By Alena Martin, October 2 2018 — Scaled, a Calgary-filmed show that makes reptiles the centre of attention, will premiere in Canada Oct. 8 on Animal Planet. Each episode of the show will showcase intricate custom-made reptile terrariums, with an emphasis on the animals calling these enclosures home. Greg West, owner of Calgary’s Cornels World Terrariums, is…

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