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Ways to manage the feelings attached to sexual assault

By Christie Melhorn, January 18 2018 —  I felt pretty numb when I first heard about 21-year-old sex offender Connor Neurauter being allowed to delay his 90-day sentence — given for physically and emotionally abusing a minor — to finish his semester at the University of Calgary. This was enabled by a B.C. judge and…

New Canada West logo will make more appearances at U of C in 2018

By Christie Melhorn, January 16 2018 —  Scores, statistics and sports technology are generally dominant topics of discussion regarding the sports world. The significance of insignias and logos representing teams and leagues is easily overlooked since interact with them on such a frequent basis. However, thorough consideration goes into their design to ensure an organization’s…

Go sledding for a fun study break

By Christie Melhorn, January 12 2018 —  Many traditional New Year’s resolutions involve disciplined workouts and diet regimes. Pursuing fitness goals can improve well-being in a variety of ways. It gets you out of bed earlier, is a better energy boost than a cup of Tim’s and offers relief from the heap of assignments on…

Cheap and simple ways to treat dry skin

By Christie Melhorn, January 12 2018 — Even with lingering holiday sales on fancy scented lotions and bath bombs, skin care products can be really expensive while failing to combat the effects of Calgary’s sharp winter winds. However, remedying and preventing chapped skin doesn’t need to compromise your budget. The following supermarket items are not…

Dinos events you’ll want to catch this year

By Christie Melhorn, January 10 2018 — For the University of Calgary Dinos, 2017 was rich with defining moments. The women’s rugby team won their third consecutive Canada West (CW) championship title, kicker Nike DiFonte’s 59-yard field goal broke U Sports records and women’s hockey coach Danielle Goyette became the fifth female Hockey Hall of…

Gauntlet Editorial Board: Best albums of 2017

2017 is done. Gone. Buh-bye. We may be kissing another tumultuous year farewell, but the music it brought will stick with us for a long time. Amazing albums arrived for every taste and the Gauntlet’s Editorial Board enjoys a range of tunes. We may not agree on everything, but we all had something we loved…

The Gauntlet Radio: December 2017 edition

The December edition of the Gauntlet Radio on CJSW is here! Join us for a roundtable discussion regarding the provincial government’s extension of the tuition freeze and the U of C campus’ plan for a ‘drunk room.’ News Editor Tina Shaygan interviews Dr. Joshua Madsen about the on-campus psychology clinic, and Sports Editor Christie Melhorn…

Fun and refreshing fitness studios to try in 2018

By Christie Melhorn, December 8 2017 — From upbeat barre classes to vibrant spin studios, Calgary’s fitness scene is lush and diverse. The opening of Undrcard and Rumble in 2017 popularized boxing while Lagree YYC sensationalized resistance training. In 2018, the city’s fitness and wellness community will continue to thrive and expand. These new studios…

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