Tagged The Gauntlet

Furor Arma Ministrat: A select history of the Gauntlet

By Melanie Woods, April 27 2017 — On Friday Sept. 23, 1960, 1,300 newspapers appeared on the stands of the newly minted University of Alberta, Calgary (UAC) campus. While the campus only consisted of two buildings back then — now known as Science A and Administration — the population was blossoming. The campus looked forward…

Student work soars at annual Taking Flight festival

By Rachel Woodward, March 27 2017 — From March 27 to April 8, music, dance and drama produced by University of Calgary students will showcase at various theatres across campus for the 2017 Taking Flight Festival of Student Work. U of C drama chair April Viczko says the festival is an important aspect of students’…

CJSW presents Standing Rock Pt. 2

By Rachel Woodward, March 7 2017—   As part of a new six-part podcast, CJSW 90.9 FM will air Standing Rock Pt. 2, which documents a trip that CJSW’s Curtis Lefthand and a few others took to the Standing Rock Sioux Reserve in North Dakota on Dec. 27, 2016. The podcast aims to capture the…

And so it all goes to shit

By Melanie Woods, March 7 2017 — The Gauntlet elected a new Editor-in-Chief on March 7. By “elected,” of course we mean already forgot about. Of the two candidates, Jason Herring eeked out a narrow victory over Tree in what many see as a shocking upset. Tree’s platform included rational, well-informed points such as “dependable?”,…

Crime Does Not Pay makes a musical out of comics

By Gurman Sahota, February 28 2017 — How do you take violent comics and the tragic life of their creator and turn it into a musical? David Rhymer and Kris Demeanor’s play, Crime Does Not Pay, will bring that story to the Calgary stage. Co-produced by Downstage Theatre and Forté Musical Theatre, the show follows…

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