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Jay Altura • Diltaj Atwal • Bridgette Badowich • Anuj Baxi Melanie Bethune • Edgard Favah • Ashley Gray • Nathan Grivell • Liv Ingram • Jenny Lau • Josh O’brien • Rachelle Reed • Connor Sadler • Shubir Zaman Shaikh • James Stevenson • Scott Strasser • Dan Watson • Remi Watts • • • Liv Ingram, the most spatula of them all this week, is a Martian empress named Xoltania. Xoltania was renowned for throwing lavish parties on her space yacht that sometimes degenerated into sexual excess or violence involving fluorescent stun rods. Despite her life of leisure, Xoltania grew tired of a world without meaningful challenges and landed her yacht on our planet around 1,000 years ago. The yacht became known as MacHall and Xoltania has hung around ever since in a number of guises. It’s best if we keep her entertained lest she return home, taking the Gauntlet office with her.

November 07, 2013
  Referendum on new student fee to be voted on at next SLCPDF files may take a moment to load

Students’ Union executives and faculty representatives will vote at the next student legislative council on whether to hold a referendum on a new student fee that would be used to fund the re-development of MacHall.

The cost of the new fee has not yet been made public, but SU president Raphael Jacob said it would likely be between $60–$90 per year, which according Jacob, is a price students showed they are willing in pay in a recent MacHall re-development survey.

November 07, 2013
  Solutions to urban sprawlPDF files may take a moment to load

This article is the final article of a three-part series focusing on challenges of Calgary’s urban sprawl.

Many of you reading this article probably live in the suburbs and don’t see a problem with it. Who would criticize you for making such a grand investment, you may ask.

November 07, 2013
  Meditation and yoga the key to mindfulnessPDF files may take a moment to load

Part of being a student is learning to deal with everyday stress in a healthy manner. Constantly feeling frazzled is accepted as the norm in our culture. Life often seems rushed, and the desire for quick fixes can lead to the development of addictions, financial debt, over-reliance on medications, and other high-risk behaviours such as unprotected sexual flings.

These short-term behaviours are highly effective for some people at relieving the immediate effects of stress, but are unsustainable in the long term.

November 07, 2013
  Clobbering a national stream of culturePDF files may take a moment to load

The future of Canada’s national public broadcaster is up in the air again as the Harper government attempts to choke the cash-strapped Canadian Broadcasting Corporation of its meager parliamentary funding.

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November 07, 2013
  Inside the Conservative conventionPDF files may take a moment to load

Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke to over 3,000 Conservative followers at the national Conservative convention on Nov. 1 at the BMO Centre in Calgary. National media organizations were in attendance to hear the Prime Minister talk about Tory accomplishments and plans for the future of Canada. Harper spoke about new economic deals abroad, criticized his opposition and assured that the Conservative party holds the keys to Canadian prosperity.

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