Tagged september 17 2015

Play explores historical significance of Treaty 7

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, September 17 2015 — A play exploring the effect of Treaty 7 is returning to Alberta. Making Treaty 7 focuses on the historic roots of Alberta’s complex relationship with local indigenous peoples. Treaty 7 was an agreement between Queen Victoria and several First Nations bands that dictated land ownership in Southern Alberta. Making…

New Music: Five Finger Death Punch

By Clara Sadler, September 17 2015 — I picked up the new album by Las Vegas heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch, Got Your Six, on a whim. The chainsaw-swinging zombie adorning the cover caught my attention, and I expected a tirade of full-force metal when I started the album. But rather than going…

New Music: Beirut

By Jarrett Edmund, September 17 2015 — Zach Condon’s sound is eclectic, even by indie standards. His first album as Beirut was heavily influenced by traditional Eastern European music, featuring elaborate horn sections and rambling, wordless vocals. Despite the increasing complexity of his arrangements in years since, Condon’s quivering vibrato and emotional resonance continue to…

Apple Music fails as a streaming alternative

By Jason Herring, September 17 2015 — As I near the end of my three-month trial period on Apple Music, I’ve started to consider whether or not I want to buy a subscription for the service. I like Apple Music a lot — the app is cleanly laid out and easy to use, the auto-suggested…

U of C edges MRU Cougars in preseason opener

Johny Faul, September 17, 2015 — The Dinos men’s hockey team hit the ice for the first test of 2015, posting a 3–2 preseason win over the Mount Royal Cougars at the Max Bell Arena on Sept. 11. Special teams proved to be the difference in this tilt. The Dinos recorded two powerplay goals and…

Dinos top Bisons in Hardy Cup rematch

Sonny Sachdeva, September 17, 2015 — After starting their season with a dominant 49–16 win over the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds, the Dinos football program continued their winning ways by taking down the University of Manitoba Bisons by a score of 46–38 at Winnipeg’s Investors Group Field. It was the first time the two…

Hockey Canada women’s national camp roster highlighted by Calgary presence

Sonny Sachdeva, September 17, 2015 — Hockey Canada’s National Women’s Team Fall Festival is in full swing. The organization is putting their top on-ice talent through the paces to determine who will suit up for the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship tournament. The camp, which runs from Sept. 13–20 at Calgary’s Markin MacPhail Centre, includes…

Sexual assault survivors deserve safe environments

By Tahiya Jubaydah, September 17, 2015 — Sexual assault can seem like a distant, far away problem, something that happens to people we will never meet. Reports of sexual assault play out like horror stories on the evening news, shocking narratives of serial rapists attacking pretty young girls in the middle of the night. But…

University is the time to learn financial skills

By Khav Kumar, September 17, 2015 — Many of us evaluate our standard of living based on whether we can afford the same stuff as our peers or coworkers. But this mindset can cause a lot of stress, especially for those of us entering the real world through the experience of post- secondary education. It’s…

Salad tossing has hit the mainstream

By Rik Weatherby, September 17, 2015 — Everyone’s eating ass in 2015. Anilingus — the oft-forgotten, so-bad-it’s-good step-sibling of cunnilingus — involves using your mouth to sexually stimulate your partner’s anus. But, like dating someone with a face tattoo, we’ve only just started to positively sanction the act of making out with someone’s butthole. And…

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