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Teachin’ the issues and playin’ the music

By John Jacques

Last Saturday’s annual Rock Against Racism offered an eclectic mix of local acts, ranging from aboriginal MC Otachimow to punk headliner Field Day. The event also featured a second stage with more local talent and educational kiosks from local awareness groups such as reporthate.org.The show was basically two separate unrelated shows. The first was a… Continue reading Teachin’ the issues and playin’ the music

Leaving the torch in the wrong hands

By Kate Jacobson

Over the break, the five coloured rings marking the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics started appearing on TV. The games draw nearer alongside the controversy created by the Russian government’s remarks towards the LGBT community. With the opening ceremonies drawing closer, the opportunity for a boycott has slipped away much to the disappointment of many social… Continue reading Leaving the torch in the wrong hands

NHL Preview: The East

By Lawrence Bailey

1. Ottawa Senators There is no team in the National Hockey League with the top-to-bottom talent of the Senators. They boast a pair of Norris-caliber defensemen with Wade Redden and Zdeno Chara, a trio of forwards capable of finishing in the top 10 in league scoring with Daniel Alfredsson, Dany Heatley and Jason Spezza, and… Continue reading NHL Preview: The East

Calgary Varsity candidates square off

By Lawrence Bailey

The Speech and Debate Society was relegated from spectacle to spectator as the Varsity provincial election candidates took over Speaker’s Corner Wed., Feb. 28. Everything from gambling to gas to gay marriages was on the agenda as the four candidates fielded a barrage of questions in MacEwan Hall. Hot button issues were met with evasion,… Continue reading Calgary Varsity candidates square off

Pre-millennial attention

By Kevin Rothbauer

• Why must we qualify everything? As the turn of the millennium approaches, everyone is making lists: Best of the century, best of the millennium, et cetera. Naturally, this phenomenon passed over into sports. The Hockey News published its list of the 100 best NHL players ever. Major League Baseball and Mastercard combined to let fans… Continue reading Pre-millennial attention