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HERoic documentary to premiere at U of C

By Kristy Koehler, October 13 2018 — The University of Calgary’s Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking will be the venue for the Calgary première of HERoic on Saturday, Oct. 20. HERoic follows four diverse female athletes, all with ties to either Calgary or the surrounding area, on their incredible journeys. Among the four are Shruti…

Learn how to care for a fire ahead of Calgary’s winter months

By Calum Robertson, October 5 2018 — The snow has arrived and the nights are freezing. Luckily, city living provides many options for warmth. But what if you want to do some winter camping or enjoy some perfectly roasted backyard marshmallows? Many city parks have firepits for public use. Some houses have backyard pits and many…

On-campus UBike club promotes sustainable transportation

By Kristy Koehler, September 19 2018 — A campus club is making it their mission to promote sustainable transportation. UBike is trying to dispel the rumour that sustainable transportation is expensive or inaccessible. The club wants you to know that small changes, like cycling instead of driving, can make a big impact. “We want to…

Stave off stress in That Empty Space

By Kristy Koehler, August 29 2018 — Looking for free, on-campus de-stressors? That Empty Space (TES)  is hosting a number of wellness activities this semester. Formerly used as an empty storage area, TES was renovated by the SU to provide usable space for student activities. Located on the main floor of MacHall between the Den…

What separates varsity sports from club-level sports?

By Kristy Koehler, August 29 2018 — The University of Calgary Dinos compete in 10 sports at the varsity level, including fan favourites like football and hockey. They compete in an additional nine at the club level. But what’s the difference? According to men’s rugby head coach Rayner Hart, not much. Rugby is unique in…

Unique sport of bike polo a must-see summer activity

By Kristy Koehler, June 21 2018 —  There’s no shortage of eclectic recreation opportunities in Calgary, with the city housing leagues and clubs for sports like fencing, cricket and quidditch. There’s a good chance, however, that you’re less familiar with the sport of bike polo. Bike polo takes the established sport of traditional polo —…

Calgary’s Ghost River Theatre begins production on André the Giant biography with unique creativity

By Matty Hume, April 26 2018 — Stu Hart, the Family Dungeon, Stampede Wrestling and The Hitman himself. Calgary, Alberta is internationally recognized as hallowed ground for professional wrestling. In the 1950s, the Saskatchewan-born Stu Hart put Cowtown on the professional wrestling map indefinitely with his Calgary-based promotion, Stampede Wrestling. In addition to Stampede wrestling,…

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