Tagged satire

Lost first-year student still stranded on campus

By Joie Atejira, September 19 2017 — Getting lost on campus as a confused first-year is nothing new. However, one University of Calgary freshman, who requested to remain anonymous due to the possible ridicule and shame, has not been able to find his way to his next class — or even his way home — since the…

D2L to introduce photo stories

By Derek Baker, April 24 2017 — Sharing everyday moments just got a little bit easier. Inspired by the recent additions to Facebook Messenger and Instagram, Desire2Learn will now include a photo sharing feature called D2LStoriez. “We thought it was about time students and professors were able to share 10-second selfies or videos showing just…

Thesaurus unlocks unrestrained potential for English major

By Frankie Hart, March 28 2017 — Long-retired are the days of mediocre essay grades for first-year English student Arthur Doyle. After discovering the absolute capacity of an elementary, commonplace, prosaic thesaurus, Doyle announced that he has found the nexus of academic prosperity. “I’d invariably known it was a resource feasible to us, but at…

Alt-right club recruits minority executive to prove they’re not racist

By Robin McDonald, March 21 2017 — After a wave of allegations of racism and sexism, the Friendly Alt-Right Campus Extremists (FARCE) club is taking steps to repair their image. They have recruited a token ambiguous minority to serve as a club spokesperson and showcase the club’s devotion to diversity, proving that they are, in…

Humour // Q and A with the elusive Robert McDavid

By Tina Shaygan, March 21 2017 — A few weeks ago, the University of Calgary Wildrose on Campus student club garnered national attention after sending an email that read, “you and I both know feminism is cancer.” The email was intended to advertise a screening of the men’s rights documentary The Red Pill on March 8,…

SU general election hacked by Russia

By Scott Strasser, March 7 2017 — University of Calgary Students’ Union officials are investigating allegations that the 2017 general election was hacked by the Student’s Association of Mount Russia University (SAMRU). After hours of investigation, members of the SU’s IT department confirmed that espionage units from SAMRU posed as U of C students in order…

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