2013-02-28

    
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Jay Altura • Jordan Clermont • Holly Flegal • Richard Goldberger • Connor Goodfellow • Malika Ladha • Tobias Ma • Joey Maslen • Anyssa McKee • Dawn Muenchrath • Jan Ong • Elizabeth Scott • Sean Sullivan • Murray Valyear • Mark Villani • Louie Villanueva • Curtis Wolff • Jeremy Woo • • • It is Golden Spatula time again, boys and girls, and this week we celebrate the life and times of Tobias Ma, a.k.a. Toby, a.k.a. dude with the fierce goatie. His eloquence and superior wit exalts Ma to the highest of Gauntlet esteem. We look forward to your future contributions.

February 28, 2013
  Informal EducationPDF files may take a moment to load

Informal Education is a new University of Calgary podcast that will broadcast voices of the university community. The first episode was launched on Feb. 13. New episodes will air every Wednesday and are 50 to 110 minutes long. 


According to third-year English student, host and creator of Informal Education Kelsy Norman, there are large gaps between faculty, administration and students. Informal Education, however, will work to close these gaps.


February 27, 2013
  The Dinos head to nationalsPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary Dinos women’s hockey team eliminated the University of Alberta Pandas in a riveting three-game semifinal series at Father David Bauer Arena, advancing to their second-straight Canada West final. In the CW final, the Dinos will face off against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in a best-of-three series. 


February 27, 2013
  Dinos clinch 11th Canada West women’s track and field titlePDF files may take a moment to load

For the sixth time in nine years, the University of Calgary Dinos women’s track and field team was crowned as champions of Canada West. The championship marks the 11th time the Dinos women have won a CW track and field title. 


The scoring of the CW finals tabulate the performances in many different events and awarded points to the school based on the placement. The Dinos finished the meet with a comfortable margin of victory and 122 team points — 52 more than second-place Trinity Western University Spartans. 


February 27, 2013
  The integrity of SU clubsPDF files may take a moment to load

One of the many difficult questions students face in university has become, “Which club will look best on my resumé?”


Club executives are scrambling to solve a similar problem: how they should advertise to get students to join their club.


In the midst of deciding which club would look best, we have overlooked the way things really are. We have come to value what clubs appear to do over what they really do. As a consequence, the pressing social issues that many clubs purport to address remain as untouched as ever.


February 27, 2013
  Put your mouth where your money is PDF files may take a moment to load

You’ve heard it time and time again: the Students’ Union is there to support you through your university experience. Or maybe you haven’t heard that enough. Whether you care about the SU or not, you pay mandatory fees for their existence. 


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February 27, 2013
  Spun: Two Hours TrafficPDF files may take a moment to load

Charlottetown’s Two Hours Traffic returns with their seventh album, Foolish Blood, a lighthearted and cohesive piece that is a departure from the band’s traditional indie-pop sound. It marks a major shift in the band’s dynamic on and off the stage. Their breakthrough album Little Jabs introduced heartfelt lyrics and catchy guitar chords. Foolish Blood moves in a more radio-friendly direction and away from the folk roots of previous albums.


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