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University of Calgary unveils ‘High Eyes’ strategy

By Sara Albright, September 30 2018 — In conjunction with the recent legalization of cannabis, the University of Calgary has announced that it is now taking a relaxed and non-committal stance with its latest strategic plan — ‘High Eyes.’ The strategy is stepping back from the Eyes High goal of becoming a top-five research university in…

Antiphở make presence known on campus

By Matty Hume, September 28 2018 — A group of about a dozen protestors dressed in all black gathered for a demonstration in MacHall following the placement of a series of posters on the University of Calgary campus that read, “Keep Noodles Vermicelli.” The protestors, who called themselves Antiphở, made it clear that they believed the…

Yes, no, maybe so: YYC Olympic bid 2026

By Matty Hume, September 28 2018 — From council chamber debates to plebiscites and 10-digit price tags to municipal government leaks, Calgary’s potential bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics remains an ever-present topic of buzz and debate around the city. While that debate continues in Calgary’s city council, non-governmental advocacy groups are also taking…

Legalization won’t change the prohibition of cannabis in varsity sports

By Kristy Koehler, September 28 2018 — Recreational cannabis will become legal in Canada on Oct. 17. How will this impact varsity athletics? The short answer, according to president and CEO of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) Paul Melia, is that it won’t. “We want athletes to remember that they are liable…

I Want To Go Further: An interview with Cadence Weapon

By Jason Herring, September 27 2018 — From the first song off his debut album, Breaking Kayfabe, geography has grounded Cadence Weapon’s music. On “Oliver Square,” Rolly Pemberton raps about a litany of Edmonton landmarks, most of them defunct bars. Though the landmark referenced in the title is, hilariously, an unremarkable strip mall, the song…

Engineering student decides to abandon studies, live as a goblin

By David Stewart, September 27 2018 — Undergraduate student Martin Mecklinburg has decided to leave his studies behind to take up the life of a goblin. “I’ve never felt more free,” Mecklinburg said while adjusting his evergreen tunic. “My whole life has led me here.” Mecklinburg, a third-year civil engineering student, came to this conclusion…

Camping still an option despite impending winter

By Calum Robertson, September 26 2018— The mountains are calling. The forests beckon. But winter is fast approaching. That doesn’t mean camping is no longer an option! Here are a few tips and tricks to seize the season and enjoy the remainder of autumn before the snow arrives. The few essentials you’ll need mostly reflect…

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