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<p>Dante Bencivenga • Kurt Genest • Richard Goldberger • Connor Goodfellow • Kaleem Khan • Tim Louden • Fabian Mayer • Emily Macphail • Matt Parkinson • Alexei Pepers • Boaz Schuman • Elizabeth Scott • Rhys Sosnowski • Sean Sullivan • Louie Villanueva • Curtis Wolff • Jeremy Woo • • • This week we would like to honour Boaz Schuman for his superb contribution to the Gauntlet. In recognition of his astute examination of Greek culture on campus, Schuman shall receive the the most prestigious Golden Spatula award. With your miraculous eloquence you harness the pantheon of gods.</p>

January 10, 2013
  New $25 student creditPDF files may take a moment to load

University of Calgary Active Living is now offering a $25 credit to full- and part-time students.


The plan is currently available and U of C students can apply this credit towards all programs offered by Active Living, as well as equipment rentals and programs from the Outdoor Centre.


The credit was provided in response to the 2012 Active Living survey in an effort to improve the affordability of programs offered to students.


January 10, 2013
  Keeping it green in 2013PDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary’s Students’ Union has introduced biodegradable cutlery and “compost educators” to the MacEwan Student Centre this semester in an effort to reduce waste on campus. 


January 10, 2013
  Calgary organization working for cyclistsPDF files may take a moment to load

The Calgary Tour de Nuit Society is an organization committed to making cycling in Calgary easier and safer. The group has worked to promote the benefits of cycling as well as build effective bike lanes in the city.


Tour de Nuit has recently created internship opportunities for Calgary students. 


January 10, 2013
  France gives 1,400 diplomas in AlbertaPDF files may take a moment to load

Proficiency of the French language is becoming a priority in Canada. In the 2011–12 school year, the French government gave 4,800 diplomas — 1,400 of which were to Albertans — to Canadian students. 


The Diplôme d’Etudes en langue Française program was developed in Europe and is a framework of measuring language proficiency. These measurements have been used in Canada over the past four years, giving Canadian students the opportunity to test their skills in French.


January 10, 2013
  U of C wins big in businessPDF files may take a moment to load

On the weekend of Jan. 5, several University of Calgary teams won medals in the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition, an annual undergraduate business competition that includes over 30 universities from around the world. The competition began in 1978 and has been held annually ever since. This year’s event took place at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont.


The ICBC showcases eight different business-related events where teams of two to three students compete.


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