2013-10-10

    
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Diltaj Atwal • Bridgette Badowich • Anuj Baxi • Melanie Bethare Eleazar Chin • Grace Elekwa • Mark Fiselier • Reem Ghaleb • Dylann Golbeck • Nivedita Iyer • Miranda Krogstad • Ali Leighton • Jessica Luck • Emily Macphail • Jack Middleton • Caitlyn Modlener • Lexi Narowski • Matt Parkinson • Adam Proayk • Aziz Raj • Rachelle Reed • Suneil Sachdera • Abdellah Salam • Chanin Seeger • Allison Seto • Justin Seward • Tina Shaygan • Kalista Sherbaniuk • Colin Snyder • Rhys Sosnowski • James Stevenson • Adam Strashok • Josh Teitz • Remi Watts • Justine Wright • • • This week’s Golden Spatula was fired out of a cannon towards the home of Kalista Sherbaniuk, whose fingers are so silver they might as well be tongues. Kalista served for 12 months in the Yukon as a supplies quartermaster to the Second Cohort of the Canadian Electrohouse DJ Funk Force, until she got tired of replacing equipment because nobody listened to her advice on wearing toques overtop their headphones. Everything froze and she skipped town via a dogsled. She claims that’s the most interesting thing that has happened to her, but her informed and wise opinions tell us otherwise.

October 10, 2013
  Jump on the voting band busPDF files may take a moment to load

Municipal politics can seem mundane and trivial. They are unconcerned with foreign policy, national defence and regional divisions. They don’t involve themselves in matters of healthcare or education. They don’t have large, branded, tightly controlled parties that you have been supporting or ridiculing for years.

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October 10, 2013
  MacHall lease negotiations in the worksPDF files may take a moment to load

One of the Students’ Union’s primary sources of revenue is up for grabs.

Negotiations over the MacEwan Student Centre lease started last month between the University of Calgary administration, Students’ Union and the Graduate Students’ Association. Under the current lease — which will end in December 2014 — the SU operates most of the building, making it a large source of the undergraduate organization’s current revenue.

October 10, 2013
  Prayer space for students in short supplyPDF files may take a moment to load

Co-ordinating space for students in a university with over 30,000 students is no easy task. Space for prayer is no exception.

The Faith and Spirituality Centre manages three rooms designated for students to practice their faith. However, with over 1,700 students using the spaces every week, some are finding that these multi-faith spaces are over capacity.

Muslim Students’ Association senior advisor Ilyas Gora spoke about the role environment plays in prayer.

October 10, 2013
  Business students help find sustainable solutionsPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary branch of the Global Business Brigades, a non-governmental organization that provides consulting services to entrepreneurs in the developing world, is preparing for its third annual trip to Panama next May.

The club teaches business skills to small business owners in impoverished villages. The U of C branch was formed in 2011 under the leadership of accounting instructor Anita Lakra.

October 10, 2013
  Homeless Awareness Day held in CalgaryPDF files may take a moment to load

On any given night, over 3,500 people are homeless in Calgary.

On Thursday, Oct. 10, the Calgary Homeless Foundation and the Calgary Committee on Housing and Homelessness are hosting Homeless Awareness Day at Olympic Plaza, an event aimed at educating the public about homelessness in Calgary.

“We’re pretty excited because we have, first of all, the mayor’s proclamation,” said Calgary Homeless Foundation communications manager Louise Gallagher.

October 10, 2013
  Plenty of time for sleep before the gravePDF files may take a moment to load

Feeling invincible defines part of being young. Despite our limited experiences, money or resources, we often act as though we can do anything and everything. University is a time to experiment, rebel, mature and hell, pursue higher knowledge.

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