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Tagged October 2 2014


SAIT campus abuzz with rooftop beehives

By Gillian Taylor, October 2 2014 —

SAIT Polytechnic started a sweet project this June. For the last four years, Chef Instructor Andrew Hewson wanted to bring bees to campus to act as an outdoor classroom for the culinary arts … Read the rest


2014–15 Calgary Flames season preview

By Stephanie Tang, October 2 2014 —

As the preseason comes to an end, the Calgary Flames have given fans plenty to get excited about for the upcoming season.

As a rebuilding organization, they’ve focused on acquiring younger and faster … Read the rest


Students can’t be passive about tuition increases

The University of Calgary recently proposed new market modifiers. These are tuition increases for faculties that have a perceived higher earning potential after graduation, like engineering and business. For the faculty of engineering, undergraduate students are looking at an added … Read the rest


Lettuce Beet pedals good food

By Erika Roy, October 2 2014 —

The Lettuce Beet Food Trike pedalled its way into business this summer, selling salads to downtown lunch-goers while putting a healthy and sustainable twist on Calgary’s food truck scene.

While working downtown, Lettuce … Read the rest


Campus mental-health resources inadequate

By Kaleem Khan, October 2 2014 —

Suicide is one of the leading causes of death among university-aged Canadians. As far as social issues go, it’s more widely discussed now than it was 10 years ago, but that hasn’t translated … Read the rest


Film studies gets new screening room

By Michelle Li, October 2 2014 —

The University of Calgary’s film studies department started the school year with a new state-of-the-art screening room in Social Sciences 203.

Lee Carruthers, assistant professor of film and communications,  says the lab is … Read the rest


New Music: Aphex Twin

By Jason Herring, October 2 2014 —

Aphex Twin — the pseudonym of electronic musician Richard D. James — has been on hiatus for the past 13 years. Luckily for his fans, his new record, Syro, was released Sept. 22. … Read the rest


Optional donations are in good faith

By Jeremy Woo, October 2 2014 —

When you paid your student fees this year, they probably included a $10 donation to help struggling University of Calgary students.

The Student Peer Assistance Bursary Program is funded by a $10 donation … Read the rest

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