Advice from a Sledder

By Kristyn Pelletier

For the past six years, Sled Island has been the meat of Calgary’s summer festival sandwich, giving opportunity and inspiration for audiences and artists alike to sink their teeth into. Newcomers to Sled Island, however, may find the larger-than-life festival a bit daunting at first glance. Most Sled Island veterans, or ‘Sledders,’ would agree that… Continue reading Advice from a Sledder

Editorial: Yee-fucking-haw.

By Gauntlet Editorial Board

This editorial (see photo) was originally published in the Gauntlet on July 15, 1993. We, the current editorial board, decline to comment on whether or not we agree with the content of this piece. We do, however, commend our predecessors on using “drunk-guy-vomitting-all-over-his-once-a-year-cowboy-vest-on-a-C-Train-witnessing” in a sentence. Well done. This lovely editorial was brought to our… Continue reading Editorial: Yee-fucking-haw.

Team awarded for sustainable practices

By Michael Grondin

More than 100 University of Calgary students took part in developing a completely sustainable home for the Solar Decathlon competition in Washington, D.C. in September 2011. On June 6, 2012, the U of C’s multi-disciplinary Solar Decathlon team was awarded the Emerald Award for their work and environmental contributions. The Alberta Emerald Foundation, an organization… Continue reading Team awarded for sustainable practices

Video testimonials showcase student experience

By Michael Grondin

A student’s engagement outside the classroom can define their entire university experience. But some students, especially new ones, may not be aware of how to get involved. The Office of Leadership and Student Engagement is working on a project called My First Six Weeks, which aims to provide insight into the many opportunities at the… Continue reading Video testimonials showcase student experience