2013-06-20

    
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Athena G. Csuti • Erin Foreman • Reem Galeb • Adriana Sveen • Zainab Takuma • Alia Yasin • • • Erin Foreman wins the golden spatula for her enthusiasm. Also for bagging 20 rabbits with an automatic crossbow.

June 27, 2013
  Northern Sprites: How Twitter has changed natural disastersPDF files may take a moment to load

For me, the morning of June 20 seemed like any other. My house was as dry as it usually is, I was able to travel downtown without much trouble and I had managed to stay far enough away from the river that I remained oblivious to the impending disaster. I only realized something was wrong when I received a panicked text from my mother in California, asking if I was safe. After some initial surprise, my first reaction was to do what I always do when I want to know what is happening in the world: I checked Twitter.

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June 19, 2013
  Young actors performing Twelfth NightPDF files may take a moment to load

A young group of actors are travelling 3,300 km to perform William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at the University of Calgary on June 29. The performance is the final leg of New York theatre company 52nd Street Project’s Teen Ensemble program, a theatre troupe comprised of 10 high school students between the ages of 16 and 18, all of whom have been members of the company since they were 10 years old.


June 19, 2013
  Faculty of medicine dean speaks out about budget cutsPDF files may take a moment to load

The recent 7.3 per cent provincial budget cuts for Albertan post secondary-education have received a lot of media attention. However, cuts in the University of Calgary’s faculty of medicine have drawn comparatively few comments. The U of C faculty of medicine dean Jon Meddings recently spoke out about the cuts to his faculty, explaining his concerns regarding the unnecessary risks they pose to Alberta’s future health-care system.


June 19, 2013
  Regulation needs a renovationPDF files may take a moment to load

For some, talking about secondary suites feels like beating a dead horse. However, the topic is still relevant because the system is still broken. Students and other residents of secondary suites are still living in unsafe conditions across Calgary.


Secondary suites refers to an additional living area separated from the main dwelling within a residential house. 


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June 19, 2013
  “OLD WEIRD BOAT GAME”PDF files may take a moment to load

When attempting to describe the games of Calgarian independent developer Calvin French, the word ‘weird’ is one of the first things that may come to mind.

July 08, 2013
  'This is my design'PDF files may take a moment to load

Will Graham says this signature phrase within the first two minutes of the series premiere, "This is my design." The sentence applies to far more than just the crime scenes of NBC’s Hannibal. Those four words are incredibly revealing about each character's nature and the webs they all are caught in.

Spoilers ahead.

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June 19, 2013
  Film Review: Monsters UniversityPDF files may take a moment to load

There are extraordinarily high expectations placed on Monsters University. As a prequel to one of the best films that has come out of Pixar Animation Studios, Monsters, Inc., the result was always going to be compared to the first film.

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June 19, 2013
  Putting scars on displayPDF files may take a moment to load

Recent Alberta College of Art and Design graduate Megan Slater’s Stretch is showcased in Stride Gallery’s +15 Window space in the Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts until July 18.


June 19, 2013
  Recording studio has big dreamsPDF files may take a moment to load

Fifteen minutes east of Calgary, down a long gravel road is a big red house. There aren’t any signs explaining why the building is there or what its purpose is.


Passersby may wonder which Calgary oil tycoon may live there, not guessing that inside the red walls is hidden a half million dollars worth of microphones and Beatles memorabilia.


The building is home to a new Calgary recording studio called OCL Studios that opened in February.


June 19, 2013
  News round up: June 20, 2013PDF files may take a moment to load

Hayley Wickenheiser graduates after 16 years

After 16 years at the University of Calgary, team Canada women’s hockey captain Hayley Wickenheiser recently walked the stage for her convocation, receiving a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology.

During her 16 years at the university, Wickenheiser built a distinguished hockey career that included four Olympic gold medals and seven world championships. She also was the first woman to score a goal in a men’s professional hockey league.

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