2013-10-03

    
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October 03, 2013
  Dinos soccer team pushes for playoffsPDF files may take a moment to load

The U of C Dinos men’s soccer team have begun their new campaign this year with a promising plan for success. Having finished last year with a heartbreaking loss in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport final six, the Dinos have grown into a squad with high potential and chemistry. Expectations are high this year once again as the team looks to build upon a strong set piece of talented young players.

October 02, 2013
  Flames face changes and challenges in 2013–14PDF files may take a moment to load

With last season’s departure of Jarome Iginla and the recent retirement of Miikka Kiprusoff, the Calgary Flames are a team in search of a new identity. With a roster that will see some major changes for the 2013–14 National Hockey League season, this year has the potential to be an interesting one.

October 02, 2013
  Head-to-head: NHL previewPDF files may take a moment to load

The National Hockey League returned on Oct. 1, and unlike last year, hockey fans are looking forward to a full season. Gauntlet sports writers Suneil Sachdeva and Fabian Mayer have answered some burning questions about the next 1230 games.

Will the new division playoff format negatively affect the playoff hopes of Eastern Conference teams, who now have 16 teams in their conference compared to 14 in the West?

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October 02, 2013
  Student still has superiority complex about owning a BlackBerryPDF files may take a moment to load

While the rest of the world is celebrating the release of the latest iPhone, one University of Calgary student has yet to come down from the high of owning a BlackBerry Pearl.

Fourth-year political science major Andrea Sykes just cannot seem to get over the rush that comes with owning the latest gadget, even if that once-great piece of technology has now been rendered obsolete.

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October 02, 2013
  Student inconveniently struck by inspirationPDF files may take a moment to load

Early Monday morning, a University of Calgary student was struck by inspiration at one of the most inconvenient times possible.

At approximately 3 a.m. on Monday morning, third-year biology major Stefania Barnes was preparing for an upcoming midterm when she was reportedly overcome with a burning desire to just try out something new.

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October 02, 2013
  Northern Sprites: A hearty bowl of SteamOSPDF files may take a moment to load

Valve — a company mostly known for developing popular video games such as Portal and Team Fortress 2 — has recently announced the upcoming release of a Linux-based operating system meant to be compatible with the company’s popular PC game distribution network, Steam. Along with this operating system, titled SteamOS, Valve also intends to develop a console-like gaming computer called the Steam Machine that will allow users to easily play PC games on their television.

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October 02, 2013
  Theatre Review: New Canadian KidPDF files may take a moment to load

As the classic tale of a newcomer trying to fit in, New Canadian Kid approaches the concept of immigration by allowing the audience to see life through the eyes of recent immigrants. One of the most produced Canadian plays, New Canadian Kid is playing at Storybook Theatre from Sept. 20 to Oct. 5.

September 28, 2013
  Film Review: Blue Is The Warmest ColourPDF files may take a moment to load

Blue Is The Warmest Colour is a daunting film. It’s about three hours long, features uncomfortably long and extremely realistic sex scenes and an honest emotional intensity that will leave you feeling raw. But director Abdellatif Kechiche does a brilliant job in captivating the audience from start to finish. The film was awarded the highest award at the Cannes Film Festival this year, the Palme d’Or, an honour that was well earned.

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