Tagged september 24 2015

Dinos rugby open season with victory

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, September 24 2015 — The Dinos women’s rugby team battled through a tough match with the University of Alberta Pandas on Sept. 20, finishing with a 34–19 victory. The Dinos set the tone early in the first half of the game when All-Canadian Dinos prop DaLeaka Menin scored a try and conversion…

Pizza Week serves up twists on a classic dish

By Clara Sadler, September 24 2015 — They say a good pizza consists of crust, cheese and toppings. But the dishes served up at YYC Pizza Week contain a whole lot more than that. Starting on Sept. 25, restaurants across Calgary will create unique pizzas sold for $20. Participating restaurants and pizza connoisseurs are encouraged…

Calgary Reptile Expo slithers into town

By Sean Willett, September 24 2015 — Are you looking for a new pet, but want something a little more interesting than a hamster? Are you okay with an animal that slithers, crawls or hops? Then you might just find a new best friend at the Calgary Reptile Expo. Organized by the Alberta Reptile and…

New Music: Kurt Vile

By Jarrett Edmund, September 24 2015 — American singer-songwriter Kurt Vile has made effortless-sounding music for his entire career. His carefree demeanor coupled with fuzzy backing guitars creates laid-back jams with a magnetic appeal. Vile now returns with his sixth studio album, b’lieve i’m goin’ down…, his most confident record yet. On the album, Vile…

Flamenco Festival blends dance and visual art

By Rachel Woodward, September 24 2015 — The Calgary International Flamenco Festival is returning to town for a fifth year to showcase Flamenco dance and culture at venues across the city from Sept. 27–Oct. 3. With dancers coming to town from Spain and local artists rounding out the schedule, the festival aims to expose Calgarians…

If you’re looking for a new pet, give snakes a chance

By Sean Willett, September 24, 2015 —  I own a pet snake — a ball python, to be specific. A five foot-long reptilian predator that has evolved to kill mammalian prey. An animal that would strike fear into the hearts of many people. An animal some would kill on sight. A pest. But I love her,…

Strategic voting could sink Conservatives

By Fabian Mayer, September 24, 2015 — Four weeks out from election day, polls are showing a three-way tie between the NDP, Liberals and Conservatives. But just because each party has around 30 per cent support doesn’t mean they all have an equal chance of forming government. Things are looking especially tough for the ruling…

Religious students deserve space on campus

By Ahmad Nasser, September 24, 2015 — Praying five times a day sounds like a big commitment. But for Muslims, it’s a daily routine. On campus, however, the multi-faith room on the third floor of MacHall is not equipped to house an adequate amount of students and staff during prayer times. This small space forces…

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