2014-01-16

    
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Melanie Bethune • Tamara Cottle • Bronson Gelhorn • Butts Liv Ingram • Ali Leighton • Fabian Mayer • Jacob McGregor Roger Mortimer • Alexandria Mueller • Josh O’Brien • Jan Ong • Matthew Parkinson • Suneil Sachdeva • Connor Sadler • Justin Seward • Rhys Sosnowski • James Stevenson • Scott Strasser • Justine Wright • • • This week’s Golden Spatula goes out to Suneil Sachdeva, the mysterious handsome stranger around the Gauntlet office and founder of the National Basketball Association. Despite his considerable knowledge and involvement in the sport, Suneil does not actually play basketball, having been banned from his own organization after causing half a dozen pregnancies when he made a three point shot during a Knicks half-time show using a straw and a wooden catapult.

January 16, 2014
  Sportspinion: Behind-the-scenes access taking its tollPDF files may take a moment to load

Our culture has a fascination with looking behind the curtain. We love a good sneak peek, and never tire of hearing any juicy detail leaked from an anonymous source. This strange media truth has been growing steadily and gathering momentum, leading us from tabloid magazines to reality television empires to where we are now — with every facet of the media taking part in their own form of this exploitation.

January 16, 2014
  Top hockey prospects invade the SaddledomePDF files may take a moment to load

The speediest guy on the ice wasn’t even supposed to be there in the first place.

But after an injury to Kingston Frontenacs forward Sam Bennett — who was recently named by National Hockey League Central Scouting as the top draft eligible North American skater in their midterm rankings — Brayden Point got the call on Sunday morning to pack his bags for his hometown of Calgary.

January 16, 2014
  Sportspinion: Team Canada roster needs tinkeringPDF files may take a moment to load

The 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia are approaching and Team Canada will once again be one of the favourites to win the gold medal. On Jan. 7 the Hockey Canada brass, led by former Detroit Red Wings star and current Tampa Bay Lightning General Manager Steve Yzerman, announced Team Canada’s 25-man roster.

January 16, 2014
  Dinos men's volleyball look at the big picturePDF files may take a moment to load

The Dinos men’s volleyball team faced the University of Manitoba Bisons Jan. 11, coming on the heels of a straight-sets victory the night before. A despondent Dinos team dropped a 3–1 decision to the Bisons and looked disorganized for large stretches of the first two sets, losing them 25–20 and 25–19 respectively while racking up 16 errors, nearly equaling their total of 18 kills.

January 16, 2014
  Sexual assault allegedly commited in Science B after Thursday night at the DenPDF files may take a moment to load

University of Calgary Campus Security were called at 1:00 a.m. on Jan. 10 after a female student was allegedly sexually assaulted in Science B after leaving the Den.

“We had an incident of sexual assault reported to us Jan. 10 and we called Calgary city police to come attend and investigate,” said Campus Security director Lanny Fritz.
This is the first case of its kind reported on campus this year. Two sexual assaults were reported last year.

January 16, 2014
  Improving mental health over the long termPDF files may take a moment to load

If you deal with stress by drinking, are you an alcoholic? How many hours spent on the Internet per day is too much? And what are some healthy ways to relieve the pressures that go along with university life?

Members of the Students’ Union Wellness Centre plan to answer these questions and more with Keeping It Real In The Space, a project to teach students, staff and faculty strategies for maintaining their mental health.

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