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Alan Cho exposed: the man behind the Dead Babies

By Jeff Kubik

Playwright, journalist and cartoonist, Alan Cho is a figure of harsh derision and brackish demeanor. His regular comic strip “All Dead Babies Go to Heaven” has raised the ire of prominent groups on campus as well as sensible human beings across the world. This week, the Gauntlet had the rare opportunity to speak to Mr.… Continue reading Alan Cho exposed: the man behind the Dead Babies

New School of Creative and Performing Arts formed at the U of C

By Riley Hill

The departments of dance, drama and music have been merged to form the School of Creative and Performing Arts, creating a new heart for fine arts at the University of Calgary. According to university administration, the new school will open up opportunities for interdisciplinary work between fine arts students while also increasing the university‚Äôs profile… Continue reading New School of Creative and Performing Arts formed at the U of C

Tycho Records

By Mel Rygus

If you’ve braved the packed dance floor at ThursDen over the past year, chances are that the following scenario has probably happened to you. You’re singing along with your favorite Top-40 jams, a beer or mini jug of vodka slime in hand, crammed alongside a number of your fellow University of Calgary students doing the… Continue reading Tycho Records

Schoenroth’s sensational shootout goal stumps Ooks to sweep weekend series

By Chris Pedersen

History is defined by moments of grandeur and genius. On Saturday night pure genius was achieved at the Olympic Oval in a game featuring the University of Calgary Dinos women’s hockey team. Calgary defeated the NAIT Ooks 2-1 with one of the most beautiful shootout goals ever seen in hockey outside of the NHL. Calgary… Continue reading Schoenroth’s sensational shootout goal stumps Ooks to sweep weekend series

Scholarship created for single parents

By Sarelle Azuelos

Single parent PhD students have arguably more work and more expenses than undergraduates and will finally get some much needed financial assistance. University of Calgary communication and culture dean Dr. Kathleen Scherf saw a need for the annual $5,000 Dr. Jeanette Nicholls Graduate Scholarship and contacted other influential women in Calgary to make it happen.… Continue reading Scholarship created for single parents

Letter: This is your brain on psychology

By Dr. Keith Dobson

Editor, the Gauntlet, We are writing to follow up the letter to the editor that was recently published in the Gauntlet (“No problems with Psych program,” Feb. 14), which was in turn submitted in response to interview comments attributed to Dr. Donald Kline, a member of the department’s faculty, in a Gauntlet article by Mr.… Continue reading Letter: This is your brain on psychology

A delicate balance

By Sarah Malik

In Muslim countries, most children are taught to read the Arabic Qur’an. In the villages, the madrassahs where Qur’an is taught are sometimes the only available venue for learning and literacy. In Pakistan, minorities are of such small number that they use Islamic greetings and phrases like Assalamu’alaiqum (peace be upon you) and Insha’allah (God… Continue reading A delicate balance