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<p>Mayda Ali • Justin Azevedo • Dante Bencivenga • Sarah Beth • Jordan Clermont • Holly Flegal • Erin Foreman • Nicole Foussekis-Stewart • Gabriel Gana • Aishat Gbadamosi • Kurt Genest • Michelle Heumann • Michael Issakidis • Zainil Jessani • Jenny Lau • Emily Leedham • Christian Louden • Tim Louden • Emily Macphail • Dawn Meunchrath • Victoria Parent • Boaz Schuman • Elizabeth Scott • Annum Shah • Louie Villanueva • Alicia Ward • Curtis Wolff • Jeremy Woo • • • The wonderful Elizabeth Scott is the winner of the highly prestigious Golden Spatula this week. We honour Elizabeth for her unscientific approach to humour, her comic drawing powers, her opinions on feminism and her ability to win Taylor two bags of M&amp;M’s. You make everything good.</p>

February 07, 2013
  Dinos swimmers primed for nationalsPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary Dinos men’s swim team brought the Canada West championship banner home on Jan. 27, capping off an impressive weekend in Victoria. The title is the Dinos first CW championship since 2010.


February 07, 2013
  The many faces of FeminismPDF files may take a moment to load

Welcome to the Gauntlet’s two-part feature on gender issues. Below are articles written by a variety of people responding to the question, “What are your views on feminism?”

Elizabeth Scott, first-year English:

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February 07, 2013
  Aggressive rabbits terrorize squirrels, studentsPDF files may take a moment to load

A new strain of rabies has infected the majority of University of Calgary rabbits, igniting fears that students may be in danger. Campus Security and university administration first learned of the rabbits’ disease after finding several squirrels and magpies “torn to shreds,” said university contact Angela Koening.


“We thought it was the work of a coyote on campus, but the infected rabbits are ganging up on other animals,” Koening continued.


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February 07, 2013
  Voting with dollarsPDF files may take a moment to load

The origins of the phrase “no shirt, no shoes, no service” actually derives from beachfront businesses that wished to keep sand out of their store and paying customers in. Instituting a dress code, albeit a very casual one, was a sure way to keep customers comfortable without any degenerates roaming through the doors.


February 07, 2013
  The Vagina MonologuesPDF files may take a moment to load

Society has a problem with vaginas. People seem to have no difficulties discussing the intricacies of male genitalia, yet there are still many who see the vagina as a taboo topic — mostly because women have been conditioned by society to be ashamed of their sexual organs. Thankfully, there is a play that has been helping women free themselves from this embarrassment since 1996: The Vagina Monologues.


February 07, 2013
  Doug Mutai is better than YouTubePDF files may take a moment to load

While almost anyone could call themselves a fan of stand-up comedy, far fewer people could claim to regularly enjoy it live. Calgarian comedian Doug Mutai believes that live stand-up comedy can’t be compared to watching it on video.


“You might think you like comedy on YouTube or TV, but it’s so much better live,” says Mutai. “I remember my first live show, I was like, ‘Whoa!’ ”


Despite this, Mutai was introduced to the world of stand-up comedy the way many aspiring comedians are — through watching it on TV.


February 07, 2013
  It’s just sex, let’s talk about itPDF files may take a moment to load

The excitement is palpable as the University of Calgary gears up for its second annual Sexual and Gender Wellness Week from Feb. 11–15. A carnival, seminars, panel discussion and other events will be held in MacEwan Student Centre throughout the week to educate students about healthy sexuality.


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