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Language education should be promoted early

By Cristina Paolozzi, November 21 2019— Trying to learn another language can be extremely difficult. Not only is there a whole new set of grammar rules to follow and attempt to adhere to, but there is also the ability to speak and carry a conversation outside of your textbook’s simple examples. It can be intimidating…

Ghosts and their questioned existence

By Cristina Paolozzi, October 31 2019— I love Halloween. It’s the best time of year for all kinds of different activities — pumpkin harvesting, dressing up (but not too enthusiastically) and dabbling in the supernatural. Except for that I have no desire or eagerness in connecting with my long-lost kin through a beat-up Ouija Board…

SU acclamations should be replaced with a yes/no vote

By Cristina Paolozzi, October 16 2019— The upcoming SU byelection season sees the faculties of Haskayne, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, Social Work and Engineering seeking a representative position. Out of all of these positions, only the spot for the Faculty of Medicine is contested. The rest of the faculty positions have all been acclaimed. Acclamations…

Debate night at The Den

By Cristina Paolozzi, October 11 2019— Stepping foot into The Den, I had one mission in mind — all-you-can-eat nuggets. Monday’s are a soft-spot for me. I was excited and determined to eat my weight in nugs as well as — oh yeah — enjoy a healthy and moderated debate on the current state of…

Students deserve updated information

By Cristina Paolozzi, September 24 2019— The MacEwan Student Centre is one of the busiest places on campus by far. It’s the heart of the University of Calgary’s campus and a meeting place for many students, faculty and staff. One of the most crowded places on campus as well, this is especially true during the…

The woes of McMahon Stadium parking

By Cristina Paolozzi, September 6 2019— McMahon Stadium has been hosting football games for the Calgary population since 1960. The oldest stadium in the Canadian Football League (CFL), this open space reminds old and new of the thrill of watching people run up and down a really big grassy field. Enchanting. However, McMahon is also…

It’s never too early to start thinking about elections

By Cristina Paolozzi, August 26 2019— Election season is just around the corner and as fully-functioning adults it is our responsibility to get informed about the politicians who could potentially be running our country. Society is built on the voice and concern of the public, and upholding democracy in the face of apathy seems to…

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