2013-03-28

    
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Justin Azevedo • Mohsin Aziz • Dante Bencivenga • Grace Elekwa • Holly Flagel • Alex Hamilton • Benjamin Hartney • Salimah Kassamali • Tobias Ma • Emily Macphail • Fabian Mayer • Dawn Muenchrath • Jan Ong • Elizabeth Scott • Sean Sullivan • Louie Villanueva • Curtis Wolff • Jeremy Woo • • • This week we congratulate Grace Elekwa for seizing the golden spatula from all other competitors. It was a fierce battle involving chasing coyotes, cuddling hedgehogs and capturing spotted geckos. Thanks for seeing it through!

March 28, 2013
  U of C’s new international strategyPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary unveiled its new International Strategy on March 25, 2013, with goals of increasing the U of C’s international prestige. The strategy is part of the 
U of C’s Eyes High strategic goal of becoming a top five Canadian research university by 2016.


March 28, 2013
  Tempered expectationsPDF files may take a moment to load

While the Calgary Flames have plenty of quality prospects in North America, their most intriguing prospects reside on the other side of the pond. That doesn’t necessarily mean that the Flames have a lot of NHL-ready talent outside the continent — or even that they have high-level developmental talent — but they do have three guys who are putting up good numbers.


March 28, 2013
  Save the seeds 
before it’s too latePDF files may take a moment to load

Our modern food system is complex because of the many hands involved in food production. Trying to find out where your food came from and how it was produced can be difficult because food is often imported or the information might not be readily available. However, the best way to ensure freshness and quality is planting your own seeds and harvesting vegetables straight from the earth. 


March 28, 2013
  White male authorities to determine what we can doPDF files may take a moment to load

The U.S. Supreme Court has been deliberating a
Californian case regarding gay marriage. The court must determine whether or not to allow gay marriage in California.


“It’s about time someone made a decision on this,” said traditional marriage supporter Norman Greigson. “I’m tired about hearing deliberation on this. Finally someone can tell me if what I believe is right or not.”


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March 27, 2013
  Earning their wingsPDF files may take a moment to load

As the University of Calgary’s drama department’s 2012–13 season draws to a close, students prepare for one last performance — one where they are in charge.


March 28, 2013
  Restaurants going greenPDF files may take a moment to load

Eco Dine is a free environmental certification project for restaurants in Calgary started by University of Calgary students. The group certifies restaurants based on their environmental practices and educates them on effective green practices.


By helping restaurants go eco- friendly, Eco Dine has reduced waste costs by up to 40 per cent.


March 28, 2013
  U of C’s strategy to deal with budget cutsPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary has begun to develop a strategy in response to the provincial budget cuts to post-secondary education. To increase consultation efforts, town hall meetings were held on March 21 and 27 at the U of C.


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