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Josh Ritter

By Ashley Spinella

Josh Ritter is best known as the opening act for Sarah Harmer. His Hello Starling, may be in the same contemplative vein as Harmer, but Ritter rises above opening act status with his classic song writing skills. Every note of Ritter’s disarms with a bittersweet elegance. Hello Starling speaks on an intuitive level with a… Continue reading Josh Ritter

Commonwealth brings hip hop and karaoke together

By Chris Adams

When Josh Mandrake moved back to Calgary from Vancouver two years ago, he noticed a gap in the city’s club scene – particularly a lack of hip hop events. After attending Vancouver’s Hip Hop Karaoke (HHK) at Fortune Sound Club, he decided to bring the idea back to Calgary. For the past 14 months Mandrak… Continue reading Commonwealth brings hip hop and karaoke together

Calgary’s favourite entrepeneur

By Josh O’Brien

Brett Wilson is a Calgary based billionaire and philanthropist with almost 100,000 Twitter followers and a closet full of colourful button-ups. He’s also a former dragon on CBC’s Dragon’s Den, author, proud father and all around cool dude. He recently humoured our questions. The Gauntlet: I heard that you took a trip to Afghanistan. Why… Continue reading Calgary’s favourite entrepeneur

Mandatory Oval helmets rule brain dead

By Josh Teitz

Since the beginning of July all skaters at the Olympic Oval have been required to wear helmets. According to the Oval’s webpage, the new helmet policy was introduced as a “proactive safety measure … to ensure all users of the Olympic Oval enjoy their time skating.” Although mandating helmets may benefit a handful of skaters… Continue reading Mandatory Oval helmets rule brain dead

Women’s basketball working towards playoffs

By Ashton Chugh

The Dinos played host to the University of Saskatchewan Huskies in Canada West basketball action on Jan 17–18. The women’s team split their home-and-home series with the Huskies, while the men’s team were swept 0–2. Game one saw the Huskies defeat the women’s Dinos 73–58. The loss ended the Dinos 10 game winning streak, and… Continue reading Women’s basketball working towards playoffs

Spun: Greg Rekus

By Josh Rose

Punk music and acoustic guitar has never been a good combination in my mind but Greg Rekus’s latest album Punkoustic has proven otherwise. The Winnipeg-born singer’s music manages to bring together the two genres into a sound that has the fast, hard vocals of punk and the full, rich sound of acoustic instruments, which appeals… Continue reading Spun: Greg Rekus

Head-to-head: Canada’s Olympic hockey roster

By Suneil Sachdeva

When Team Canada general manager Steve Yzerman sits down to finalize his team’s roster for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, he will be faced with an embarrassment of riches. While players like Sidney Crosby and Shea Weber lead a list of shoo-ins, there are some interesting decisions that must be made to fill out the… Continue reading Head-to-head: Canada’s Olympic hockey roster