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Posters questioning Holocaust death toll found on U of C campus

By Scott Strasser, February 16 2017 — On Feb. 13, roughly a dozen posters questioning the number of Jewish Holocaust victims were found at the University of Calgary. Several students and staff removed the posters and turned them over to U of C campus security, who confirmed they were posted without the university’s permission. According…

Dinos athletics director discusses involvement in Bell Let’s Talk

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, February 14 2017 — The University of Calgary Dinos athletics department got involved in this year’s Bell Let’s Talk day on Jan. 25 in a big way. Bell Let’s Talk is a social media campaign dedicated to starting a conversation about mental health and leading de-stigmatization efforts across Canada. Engaging with the…

SU elections mean it’s time to prepare for a post-MacHall world

The upcoming Students’ Union general election at the University of Calgary is about more than just hallways plastered with posters and grown men running around in Minions costumes. The election will present the opportunity for student politicians to bring up and debate “the issues.” These issues include everything from federal advocacy to free pizza days….

We must not tolerate hate on our campus

By Tina Shaygan, February 14 2017 — It’s only been a few weeks since United States President Donald Trump’s inauguration, but with all the contentious debates and the ugly rhetoric, issues we thought existed only in history textbooks are back in everyday conversations. As post-secondary students in one of the most developed countries in the…

How to ease your way into the world of BDSM

By Lady Marmalade, February 14 2017 — For people tired of a vanilla sex life, there are some easy ways to ease into a kinkier side without going full dominatrix-sex-dungeon — unless that’s what you want, in which case — hell yeah. BDSM — bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism — is a comprehensive lifestyle for…

U of C to waive application fees for students affected by U.S. travel ban

By Scott Strasser, February 2 2017 — The University of Calgary will exempt application fees for prospective students from the seven countries included in the United States’ recent travel ban. The university confirmed on Feb. 2 that application fees will be waived for students from the affected countries applying for undergraduate and graduate programs at…

Multiple perspectives valuable in politics

By Jesse Stilwell, February 7 2017 — Lately, many of us have observed or taken part in heated political discussions. Events like the terrorist attack at a mosque in Quebec City, Trump’s travel ban and even Justin Trudeau’s cross country speaking tour can bring out deeply held political values that divide friendships and hurt relationships…

Dinos hockey forward Danny Gayle talks Crowchild Classic

By David Song, January 31 2017 — After breaking CIS attendance records last year, the biggest university hockey event in Canada will return to the Scotiabank Saddledome on Feb. 2. This week, the Gauntlet sat down with fourth-year forward Danny Gayle to discuss his expectations for the Crowchild Classic, the Dinos men’s hockey team’s season…

Residence Students’ Association must advocate for students

Though still months away, the 2017 Calgary municipal election will provide a lot of opportunity for various organizations to push their priorities to candidates. The University of Calgary Students’ Union has already set their advocacy goals for the election, including secondary suite legalization and public transit issues. Another SU priority in the coming election is…

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