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Tagged May 28 2015


American soccer gaining global prominence

By Sonny Sachdeva, May 28 2015 —

When you think of soccer’s powerhouse teams, a few names come to mind.

Manchester United. Real Madrid. Barcelona F.C.

Europe has ruled the sport for much of its history. Brazil and Argentina are … Read the rest


We need a higher minimum wage

During the election, the Alberta New Democratic Party (NDP) promised to raise the provincial minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2018.

The NDP took control of the legislature from the Tories on May 5, and new Premier Rachel Notley … Read the rest


Foothills Campus installs secure bike storage

By Fabian Mayer, May 28 2015 —

Cyclists at the University of Calgary’s Foothills Campus have a new place to store their bikes. The secure bike storage facility is in the courtyard between the Health Sciences Centre and Health Research … Read the rest


Music streaming undercompensates artists

By Jason Herring, May 28 2015 —

When online music streaming service TIDAL launched in late March, it was accompanied by a press conference featuring 16 of the most popular musicians today, who are ‘artist shareholders’ of the company. Jay-Z, … Read the rest

Tech expert explores social computing

By Claudia Wong, May 28 2015 —

Technology expert Xun Luo gave a talk about how social elements are natural ingredients for computing at the University of Calgary on May 25.

Luo works with Qualcomm Research, an American communications company. … Read the rest

New Music: Holly Herndon

By Jason Herring, May 28 2015 —

Glitchy electronic soundscapes, fragmented vocalizations and bizarre sound collages define Holly Herndon’s latest album Platform. The San Fransisco-based composer’s sonic experimentations are original and compelling, but too indulgent at times for most listeners … Read the rest

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