2012-11-08

    
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<p>Dante Bencivenga • Kurt Genest • Connor Goodfellow • Jeff Hollett • Joel Hykawy • Michael Issakidis • Vani Khurana • Fabian Mayer • Dawn Muenchrath • Matthew Parkinson • Justin Seward • Sean Sullivan • Lori-Lee Thomas • Louie Villanueva • Jeremy Woo • Carlie Yeung • • • Matthew Parkinson, the Gauntlet’s resident movie aficianado, is receiving our prestigious Golden Spatula award for outstanding volunteerism post-humously. He tragically passed away from a heart attack after stepping on his treasured DVD of Scorpion King 3. He will be missed.</p>

November 08, 2012
  Alcohol studies course successfulPDF files may take a moment to load

The new University of Calgary course Alcohol Studies 211 has been a resounding success this semester. At first, the university was hesitant about offering the course, but sociology professor and self-professed ‘alcoh-phile’ James McLean was key in structuring the course and offering it to students. 


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November 08, 2012
  Dinos one game away from fifth titlePDF files may take a moment to load

The 2012 regular season was a memorable one for the University of Calgary football team. For the first time in the program’s history, the Dinos finished first in the Canada West standings for a second consecutive season. The Dinos also set single-season records in an astonishing 10 categories, including points, touchdowns, sacks, total offence and completion percentage. 


November 08, 2012
  Editorial: Barack for round twoPDF files may take a moment to load

To some, American presidential election night is like a Christmas that only comes every four years — others simply don’t care. Despite how people feel about the elections, the whole thing is thankfully over. American President Barack Obama was re-elected to a second term on Nov. 6, 2012, with the Democrats in control of the Senate and the Republicans in control of the House of Representatives, which, despite all the media hype, was expected. 


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November 08, 2012
  From high school to high artPDF files may take a moment to load

Many 18-year-olds coming out of high school find themselves faced with the difficult decision of what to do next. Many choose to go to school, some choose to travel and others choose to start working. Kurtis David Harder chose to take a slightly different route: he wrote and directed a movie.


November 08, 2012
  What’s your bright idea?PDF files may take a moment to load

Being a student has its perks, but there are many hardships and challenges as well. A new initiative at the University of Calgary is trying to address these issues by gathering student input.


The Bright Ideas Campaign is looking for ideas to improve student life at the U of C. 


If students have any ideas about how the U of C campus can improve, they can submit them through an online form at su.ucalgary.ca. Members of the Students’ Union will decide which ideas will be implemented.


November 08, 2012
  HomeopathyPDF files may take a moment to load

Outside of standard science-based medicine, there is the field of complementary and alternative medicine, which are unconventional treatments. One of the major players in complementary and alternative medicine, alongside acupuncture, chiropractic and herbal remedies, is homeopathy. As with any treatment, individuals must make informed decisions based on the best available information.

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