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Spartan athletes train hard and build a community

By Tori Taylor, August 2 2019 — Spartan is a world-class obstacle course event that will test a contestants physical and mental stamina. This is not a race for just anyone. From off-trail rocky and hilly terrain to deep mud-filled drop-offs, anyone brave enough to run this course will come out feeling victorious. Spartan prides…

Cyclepalooza: Ten days of bringing YYC together through cycling

By Tori Taylor, July 31 2019 —   Cyclepalooza offers the citizens of Calgary an opportunity to band together in common interest. This ten-day event is held annually throughout Calgary. Promoting an active lifestyle and gathering people together to support positive hobbies is a great way to fuel local community. Every year in July, Cyclepalooza is…

Plenty of fun runs in Calgary this summer

By Tori Taylor, April 25 2019 — This summer, grab a group of friends, a buddy or run solo in any of YYC’s many fun runs. Entering these runs will give you an opportunity to keep your cardio up without getting bored — double win. Calgary has several options varying in length and competitive energy. Some…

Ed McCauley announced as next U of C president

By Matty Hume and Jason Herring, November 8 2018 — University of Calgary Board of Governors chair Jill Wyatt announced the next U of C president and vice-chancellor Thursday morning. Ed McCauley will begin the presidential role on Jan. 1, 2019 after a unanimous recommendation by the Presidential Steering Committee. McCauley has served as the…

The City of Calgary’s Transit History

By Mariah Wilson, May 10 2018 — Public transit is a vital part of any urban environment. It can define a city through its integration of public art, like in the underground tunnels of Stockholm, or its impressive speed, like the blazing maglev train in Shanghai. Whether people find their city’s public transit charming or…

Reflecting on studying abroad in Calgary

By Siobhan Fletcher, March 29 2018 — Stepping onto a nine-and-a-half hour flight to the other side of the world alone can be a daunting experience, especially when that flight is taking you to a foreign university where you don’t know anyone for several months. Not to mention the thoughts like, “What if I don’t…

Councillor Colley-Urquhart elected mayor of Antarctic penguin colony

By Derek Baker, November 28 2017 — Calgary city councillor Diane Colley-Urquhart has come under fire after a string of recent council meeting absences. The Ward 13 councillor recently returned from an attempted Antarctic cruise to the surprise of councillors and the mayor on Monday morning. However, the true nature of the trip has now…

BREAKING NEWS: It’s so friggen cold outside

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