Tagged Student Life

New Apple products not worth the hype

By Jesse Stilwell, September 14 2017 — People have been rushing to buy the new iPhone 8 since its anouncement on Sept. 12. My first thought was a Macklemore lyric — “that’s what I call getting tricked by a business.” The iPhone 8 and iPhone X — also announced this week in California — have…

Four ways to give your old school supplies new life

By Jill Girgulis, April 27 2017 — Now that the Winter semester is finally over, there’s no better time to start that spring cleaning you’ve been putting off. The first step in this annual purge is dealing with the massive pile of school stuff you’ve accumulated over the year. We’ve created a list of options…

The delicate art of giving oral sex

By Lady Marmalade, March 21 2017 —  As someone with a vagina, cunnilingus is very important to my sex life. In fact, like many people with vaginas, it is one of the few ways I can reach orgasm. Penetration just isn’t enough sometimes. And for those with penises, getting a blowjob is a great part…

2017 Students’ Union Election Supplement

Panelists   President — External — Operations & Finance — Student Life — Academic   Endorsements   very year during reading week, the Gauntlet puts together our Students’ Union election supplement to inform students on who is running, what they plan to do if elected and who we think is best for the job. We…

$1,550 Den booking fee makes vital club events unaccessible

Campus traditions make undergraduate degrees bearable and elicit the value in campus community. But a University of Calgary Students’ Union policy change puts this sense of community in jeopardy. Previously, if clubs were to use the Den for cabarets or other events, they paid a $500 deposit. To be reimbursed, an event would have to…

The SU must respect their own governance

By Derek Baker, January 24 2017 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union is a democratic organization, as described in their bylaws. Motions, policies and resolutions are voted upon by council members during meetings. The legitimacy of a democratically run institution rests on the foundation of adhering to the outcome of such votes. However, this…

Mandatory wellness course a good idea for all faculties

By Jesse Stilwell, January 24 2017 — In response to increased discussions on mental health, the Werklund School of Education will now offer a mandatory course on wellness. Other faculties should consider adopting this initiative. According to the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health in Toronto, mental health absences from work cost the Canadian economy…

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