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Chris Hadfield releases first album with songs recorded in outer space

By Jason Herring, September 10 2015 — Chris Hadfield has lived an extraordinary life. He was the first Canadian to walk in space, spent two months as the commander of the International Space Station (ISS) and has since become a global icon and an ambassador for space exploration. The retired astronaut has now moved towards…

A mountain by any other name

The Obama administration recently ended a decades-long dispute in Alaska by renaming the country’s tallest mountain. Denali, formerly called Mount McKinley after 25th U.S. president William McKinley, stands as the tallest peak in North America at around 5,900 metres. Denali is the anglicized name for the Alaskan Athabascan word for ‘big mountain,’ a fitting title…

New prayer space delayed until November

By Scott Strasser, September 10 2015 — Additional multi-purpose prayer space originally slated to open in September is facing construction delays and won’t be ready until the end of November. The new room will be called the Vitruvian Space and will be housed in the Dining Centre. The space will complement the current multi-faith prayer rooms…

Students react to $480,000 Den renos

By Fabian Mayer, September 10 2015 — Beer is once again flowing at the Den. The campus bar was closed over the summer for renovations, but reopened on Sept. 3 with new flooring, furniture and lighting. Third-year kinesiology student Shannon Girogini was impressed by what she said felt like a classier atmosphere after checking out…

Campus joins provincial #IBelieveYou campaign

By Fabian Mayer, September 10 2015 — The University of Calgary will be a part of the province’s newly launched “I Believe You” campaign, which aims to educate the public on how to appropriately respond when survivors of sexual assault come forward. The Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services (AASAS) is running the provincially funded…

Class explores magic, witchcraft and religion

By Fabian Mayer, September 10 2015 — Magic, Witchcraft and Gods — while it sounds like a topic that might be studied at Hogwarts, it’s actually an anthropology (ANTH) course offered at the University of Calgary. ANTH 363 — Magic, Witchcraft and Gods: Anthropology of Religion — starts by asking what religion is. The course…

Dinos men’s hockey undergoing changing of the guard

By Sonny Sachdeva, September 10 2015 — The Dinos men’s hockey team is heading into the 2015–16 season with a significantly different look. Coming off a fantastic season in which the University of Calgary put together a 26–14–0 record (the second-best mark in the Canada West), the club begins their new campaign missing seven key…

Top five fitness-focused apps

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, September 10 2015 — Smartphones have taken the world by storm, and apps in particular have made fitness highly accessible. There’s an app to cover just about every aspect of fitness and health — hydration, nutrition, planning, mental health and everything in between. The Gauntlet took a look at some of the…

Calgary Hitmen move on without top scorers

By Sonny Sachdeva, September 10 2015 — The Calgary Hitmen will enter the 2015–16 season as a team in flux. After recently finishing atop their division for the first time in half a decade, the Hitmen will begin their new season without their top two offensive threats from 2014–15. Centreman Adam Tambellini — whose 86…

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