The University of Calgary's independent student publication
The Gauntlet often publishes longer, more in-depth pieces for our “Features” section. These allow us to highlight campus happenings, people or research or to take a deeper dive into news stories that matter to our campus community.
This year, the Students’ Union implemented paid entry to their annual Bermuda Shorts Day event in response to the growing cost of hosting the festivities. In 2017, the union lost over $88,000 putting … Read the rest
At the University of Calgary, Sex Week is hard to miss — people dressed as vulvas and penises literally walk around MacHall. With its sixth iteration taking place from Feb. 5–9, Sex Week … Read the rest
Every year, a few dozen students decide to run in the Students’ Union general election. There’s plenty of reasons to run, ranging from the idealistic desire to make the university a better place … Read the rest
The phrase ‘student experience’ is so overused among the powers that be at the University of Calgary that it’s become a punchline. The words permeate nearly every statement and press release from the … Read the rest
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 … Read the rest
Throughout Calgary’s 2017 municipal election, the pervading narrative was one of change. Early polls suggested that Bill Smith, not incumbent Naheed Nenshi, led the pack in the mayoral race, … Read the rest