2012-11-22

    
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  2012-11-22

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<p>Richard Goldberger • Connor Goodfellow • Jeff Hollett • Michael Issakidis• Salimah Kassamali • Dawn Muenchrath • Ken Nguyen• Victoria Parent • Matt Parkinson • Manal Sheikh • Rhys Sosnowski • Lori-Lee Thomas • Louie Villanueva • Jeremy Woo • Tim Louden • • • The Golden Spatula marks the passage of one lucky volunteer from lackey to uninhibited tyrant in the newsroom. The Gauntlet presents this much coveted award to Vani Khurana for her indomitable copy-editing fanaticism. No error goes unnoticed under her all-seeing eagle-eye. She will revel in her new role as Copy Editor Supreme, and glory in her newfound power.</p>

November 22, 2012
  Defender of democracyPDF files may take a moment to load

Is America truly the world’s great defender of democracy? In many ways, Canada’s southern neighbour models the democratic principles that give power to the people. However, the recent presidential elections in the United States raise some concerns about the state of American democracy. The integrity of the electoral system has been damaged this election by incidents of voter confusion, partisanship and voting irregularities.

November 22, 2012
  Trainer’s cornerPDF files may take a moment to load

Ken is a certified personal trainer and strength and conditioning specialist. He graduated from kinesiology at the University of Calgary in 2010 and works as a personal and group trainer. He is currently in school for massage therapy. 


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November 22, 2012
  Jays go all out this off-seasonPDF files may take a moment to load

Last week’s blockbuster 12-player trade between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Miami Marlins shook the very foundation of the baseball world. In an unexpected fashion, the Marlins agreed to send four-time all-star shortstop Jose Reyes, pitchers Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle, catcher John Buck and infielder Emilio Bonifacio to Toronto. 


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November 22, 2012
  Science A construction wrapping upPDF files may take a moment to load

Science A has been under construction since fall 2011 to increase the building’s capacity. The construction has been an inconvenience for University of Calgary students as Science A provided an indoor passageway to the west side of campus, connecting MacEwan Student Centre and Science Theatres.


November 22, 2012
  Powering off pollutionPDF files may take a moment to load

The PowerOFF challenge is a competition between buildings at the University of Calgary to reduce the energy consumption by turning off lights, reducing heat and limiting water use between Nov. 19 to Dec. 7. 


The U of C has 125 buildings that have an annual utility cost of about $28 million and produce over 240,000 metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions every year. 


November 22, 2012
  16 Days of ActivismPDF files may take a moment to load

Violence against women is an issue that affects everyone. From Nov. 25 to Dec. 10, the Women’s Resource Centre at the University of Calgary is holding 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, a campaign to raise awareness and educate the campus community on gender violence.


The WRC has over 70 volunteers and offers a space for 
U of C students to share and work towards gender equality. They hold events and awareness campaigns throughout the year.


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