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Flu shots are a sound investment with winter on its way

By Sarah Morrill

It is that time of year again when the nasty flu virus begins to make its presence known. The human race’s best defense is the flu shot. It is not only for seniors and little kids anymore, so everyone can benefit from the flu shot according to Health Canada and the Calgary Health Region Authority.… Continue reading Flu shots are a sound investment with winter on its way

Illusions of image

By Sarah Morrill

Attack of the diets! Turning on the TV, browsing a bookstore or shopping for groceries are all potential places to be bombarded with low fat, fat-free, high protein, low carb, or no sugar catch phrases for the diet industry. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 70 per cent of women and 35 per cent… Continue reading Illusions of image

Speaking of sustainability

By Sarah Morrill

Cities grow, and as they expand challenges which arise in maintaining a healthy society become more complex. The University of Calgary is helping to facilitate the environmentally friendly study of sustainability for urban centres. The Faculty of Social Sciences along with the Institute for Advanced Policy Research is hosting the Sustainable Urban Futures Speaker Series… Continue reading Speaking of sustainability

Emotional win for the lady hockeysaurs

By Derek Neumeier

With the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference playoffs just around the corner, the University of Calgary Dinos women’s hockey team knows that every game is crucial for determining playoff positions. The Dinos waged war against one of their inner-city rivals, the SAIT Trojans, this past weekend. Each team won one, and the Dinos grabbed a much-needed… Continue reading Emotional win for the lady hockeysaurs