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Tagged October 23 2014


Fighting the rising cost of knowledge

By Alexander Kim, October 23 2014 —

Knowledge is a commodity, and the price keeps going up.

The Alberta government estimates that university students spend between $1,000–$1,700 on textbooks every year. According to the University of Alberta Students’ Union, textbook … Read the rest


CJSW gears up for annual funding drive

By Liv Ingram, October 23 2014 —

With fall comes midterms, sweaters and CJSW’s annual funding drive. For one week every October, the University of Calgary’s community radio station asks listeners to pledge money to support independent radio in Calgary.… Read the rest


Dinos blank University of Regina Cougars

By Stephane Arnault, October 23 2014 —

Not all hockey victories require a 60-minute effort. Case in point: the Dinos men’s team coasted to a 5–0 victory over the University of Regina Cougars on Oct. 17 at Father David Bauer … Read the rest


Quidditch takes off in annual tournament

By Carmen Khuu, October 23 2014 —

University of Calgary muggles are encouraged to attend the Second Annual Alberta Quidditch Tournament at Foothills Athletic Park on Saturday, Oct. 25, where teams will play for the glory of the quidditch champion. … Read the rest


Are sexualized Halloween costumes bad?

Yes, because that’s the only option women have

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, October 23 2014 —

I’m all for men or women who want to dress up in a sexy costume this year. Adults can wear whatever they want. Your clothing … Read the rest


Roger Jackson’s impact on U of C

By Taylor McKee, October 23 2014 —

Roger Jackson’s impact on the landscape of sport in Canada and the University of Calgary is vast and multi-faceted. As an athlete, Jackson won gold in coxless pairs rowing at the 1964 Summer … Read the rest


New Music: SBTRKT

By Jason Herring, October 23 2014 —

London electronic producer Aaron Jerome, better known as SBTRKT, released his sophomore effort, Wonder Where We Land, on Oct. 7 following a wildly successful debut album.

In 2011, SBTRKT rose to fame  with … Read the rest


New Music: You+Me

By Sonny Sachdeva, October 23 2014 —

From Canadian folk-hero Dallas Green and longtime pop-icon P!nk (Alecia Moore) comes the hauntingly beautiful rose ave., the result of the duo’s surprising new project, You+Me.

Overflowing with feathery harmonies that wind in … Read the rest

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