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Fan etiquette to keep in mind at sporting events

By David Song, December 1 2017 — On Nov. 26, the Toronto Argonauts stunned the Calgary Stampeders by taking the 105 Grey Cup in dramatic comeback fashion. Naturally, Toronto fans were elated while Calgary fans were heartbroken. In social media comments flooding from Canadian Football League fans, kicking the Stampeders while they were down was…

City of Calgary must protect displaced residents

November 30 2017 — Calgary’s rental market is baffling, to say the least. Calgary is not only the only major Canadian city without a streamlined application process for secondary suites, but it’s also now a city where apartment buildings almost collapse on their residents. On Nov. 23, the 125 residents of Kensington Manor, along with…

‘Short-sighted,’ ‘mean-spirited’: The uncertain future Canadian graduate students face studying in the United States

By Tina Shaygan, November 22 2017 — Many Canadians pursuing higher education take their studies south of the border in order to take advantage of funding or to attend schools that offer opportunities in niche areas of research. For many of these students, the tax plan proposed by the Republican party could be devastating, leaving them with only…

Campus Style: Autumn Edition

By Gloria Beltran. Photos by Mariah Wilson. Kristine Arreola “I get my inspiration from ‘90s R&B music videos.” Third-year kinesiology student Kristine Arreola is taking advantage of the fleeting warm weather on campus with this look. Kristine styled a thrifted button-down by knotting the front and wearing it off the shoulder. She paired it with…

Book Review: Sonja and Carl by Suzanne Hillier

By Mariah Wilson, September 15 2017 — Sonja and Carl, the first fiction novel from Newfoundland’s Suzanne Hillier, captures the nuances of Canadian culture among young adults at the turn of the 20th century. The novel focuses on the inner monologue of Sonja Danychuk, a grade 12 student at Davenport High School known for her…

Dinos defeat Rams 46–26 in annual Kickoff game

By Tommy Osborne, September 9 2017 —  On Sept. 8, the University of Calgary Dinos and the University of Regina Rams faced off in the annual Kickoff game. The Dinos fought hard in a back-and-forth affair before pulling away in the fourth quarter to win 46–26. The first quarter was defined by the stout defence…

Frosh 2017: A brief introduction

Welcome to university! You’ve probably already received sage old advice from your parents, guidance counsellors and maybe even your next-door neighbour on what to expect at university. But rest assured, the magazine you’re holding is much more than generic advice — it’s a piece of campus culture. It contains tips and tricks, along with campus…

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