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<p>Dante Bencivenga • Nicole Dionne • Kurt Genest • Connor Goodfellow • Michael Issakidis • Kaleem Khan • Jenny Lau • Emily Macphail • Fabian Mayer • Dawn Muencrath Elizabeth Scott • Justin Seward • Manal Sheikh • Isaac Szeto Michael Tom • Louie Villanueva • Nam Vuong • Charis Whitbourne • Carlie Yeung • Mackenzie Zunti • • • The esteemed Golden Spatula goes to Nam Vuong (cough), I mean the indomitable Mysterioso, for his silent but violent power in headline mastery. The Gauntlet has finally recognized this modest warrior of words and immortalizes him in the pages of our venerable publication.</p>

January 24, 2013
  Get personal with Cool RunningsPDF files may take a moment to load

“Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme, get on up, it’s bobsled time!” This quote has been ingrained in many Calgarian’s minds since they were children by Cool Runnings, a 1993 sports film classic. The movie depicts the story of the first Jamaican bobsled team, and their hardships and triumphs as they compete at the 1988 Olympic games in Calgary. 


January 24, 2013
  Coming Out Monologues auditions coming upPDF files may take a moment to load

Starting this Saturday, the Student Success Centre will begin auditions for the third annual Coming Out Monologues, a celebration of sexual diversity held at the University of Calgary. The event features various artistic performances exploring Calgary’s queer community. Auditions will be held in the Women’s Resource Centre. 


January 24, 2013
  New emergency texting PDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary takes a number of precautions to protect students on campus. One of these measures is the emergency text messaging service used to alert students during emergencies. The system was first tested on Jan. 15.


Emergency text messaging is the primary means the university can use to alert students to danger on campus. According to Emergency Response Plan coordinator Brian Kitching, the service will only be used for extreme circumstances. 


January 24, 2013
  A look into Calgary’s sex tradePDF files may take a moment to load

Grace Samuel, a University of Calgary graduate student in the faculty of social work, is researching the health and safety of sex workers in Calgary through the Shift Program, which works with adults who have been or are currently involved in the sex trade.


Samuel has been compiling research to increase services and eradicate negative views of sex workers. Her work will be a part of an analytical report about 
Calgary’s sex trade released through AIDS Calgary Awareness Association this spring. 


January 24, 2013
  Student newspaper fears downsizingPDF files may take a moment to load

The Gazette, Western University’s student newspaper, may lose its office space to create more room for the multi-faith centre. However, the motives for the move are unclear since multi-faith groups have consented that their current space is adequate.


The Gazette, which was founded in 1906 and has 24 staff members, has occupied its current space for 40 years and is leased year-to-year by the Western University Students’ Council. 


January 24, 2013
  Federal government loses student loan informationPDF files may take a moment to load

The Department of Human Resources and Skill Development Canada announced on Jan. 16 that they had lost a portable hard drive containing the data of 583,000 Canadians who took out student loans between 2000–06. 


The lost data of Canadian Student Loans Program clients include social insurance numbers, contact information, dates of birth and loan balances. The personal information of 250 HRSDC employees was also on the missing drive. 


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