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U of C prof critical of potential GSA rollbacks

By Kristy Koehler, June 13 2019— Critics of the United Conservative Party’s recently introduced Education Amendment Act say the legislation will put LGBTQ+ student lives at risk. Darren Lund, a professor at the University of Calgary’s Werklund School of Education is one such critic. Lund earned his PhD in education at the University of British…

Calgary Folk Festival announces 2019 Lineup

By Troy Hasselman, April 11 2019 — The Calgary Folk Music Festival has announced the lineup for its 40th anniversary edition. Local acts, returning favourites and Calgary newcomers highlight the festival. Calgary Folk Festival artistic director Kerry Clarke announced the acts involved in this year’s annual lineup unveiling at Festival Hall on April 11. The…

Lindsay Kay performs at Central Public Library

By Mariah Wilson, April 11 2019 — Calgary-born musician Lindsay Kay graced the Central Public Library stage on March 30 in an evening that explored femininity through music, dance and spoken word performances from female-identifying artists. Even though Kay was the headlining artist, she made sure to highlight the contributions from the accompanying musicians and…

Bob Gibson speculative fiction collection highlights U of C’s off-the-beaten-path archives

By Nikayla Goddard, March 20 2019 — The Taylor Family Digital Library at the University of Calgary holds many hidden gems through a series of out-of-the-way side doors. Stored in the TFDL and the High Density Library (HDL) near Spy Hill campus, Archives and Special Collections is home to nearly 110,000 rare books, collections and…

Translife in Asia: A Photographer’s Journey

By Mariah Wilson, March 1 2019 After living abroad for 38 years, Kloie Picot is thrilled to be back in Canada to share the work and stories that she’s gathered over the years. As part of the Exposure Photography Festival, her exhibit, Translife in Asia: A Photographer’s Journey, was featured in the Little Gallery on…

The Gauntlet staff’s best of 2018

There was too much of 2018 to remember, let alone summarize in an intro. It felt like a century crammed into 365 days. Kanye ranted, weed was legalized, Lebron went Hollywood, every A-lister you can think of released an album and somewhere in there Canada won a few gold medals at the Olympics, which happened. …

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