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September 09, 2010
  The epic battle of old vs. new that never happenedPDF files may take a moment to load

Alberta is a pretty neat place to be a blogger at the moment. The government doesn't arrest you for anything you write online, it doesn't try to shut down Twitter or ban Facebook and, in fact, you're probably on the verge of collapsing the mainstream media as you know it with your very presence.

Okay, well maybe not ­-- at least not in Alberta, contrary to many predictions.

September 09, 2010
  Counting the cost of change on campusPDF files may take a moment to load

It happened quietly, with little fanfare and little information. University administration have decided to split space that had been for the sole use of the Women's Resource Centre into two, with the WRC as part occupants and the Centre for Community-Engaged Learning the other. While administration has promised that the quality of service at the WRC will be maintained, there are significant doubts with the logic behind this decision, as well as the potential of administration to fulfill their promise.

September 09, 2010
  Spun: PioneerPDF files may take a moment to load

Listen: Calgary is full of terrific musicians. Recently I was privileged enough to catch a glimpse of one of these audio-inspired peoples, a folk-fellow calling himself "Pioneer." The other day as I sat at my desk, minding the business of others, I was handed a rather strange looking CD-- a black velvet case with glow-in-the-dark lettering and a guitar pick gracing the inside jacket-- which I promptly put to spin.

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September 09, 2010
  Spun: Dangermouse & David LynchPDF files may take a moment to load

During the first two minutes of this mega-album featuring a litany of musical heavyweights, I was completely into it. The layers of sound fading in and out around Wayne Coyne's vocals, along with the familiarity of the Flaming Lips' sound combine for a journey through nostalgia-- voices you've heard before collaborating with sounds you wouldn't normally fathom.

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September 09, 2010
  Spun: Katy PerryPDF files may take a moment to load

Katy Perry made a name for herself writing easygoing, catchy pop tunes-- something she continues to do on her second album Teenage Dream. The album is full of songs that are light and carefree. Drinking, hanging out and boys are the main subjects.

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September 09, 2010
  The Gauntlet Editors' Recommended BlogsPDF files may take a moment to load

Frank Chimero
blog.frankchimero.com

If you saw that strange photo that circulated on the internet this week of a horse in an Apple Store, then you're probably aware of Frank Chimero. The funny photo was accompanied by an even funnier thousand-word blog post.

Chimero is an illustrator, and you can tell he puts a lot of work and thought into his art. It's often witty and well thought-out, but simple too. You find yourself saying, 'Oh, I could have thought of that.'

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September 09, 2010
  Canada West expands membershipPDF files may take a moment to load

Earlier this summer Canada West voted to allow a new member into the fold and extend full membership status to two of its probationary members.

Canada West granted the UBC Okanagan Heat the right to join and participate in Canada West as a three-year probationary member starting in the 2011-12 season. Dinos fans can expect to see their Dinos square off against the Heat in men's and women's basketball and volleyball.

September 09, 2010
  Former Dinos turn pro in HollandPDF files may take a moment to load

After years of playing on the same team, the Dinos' Bekkering brothers will get the rare chance to face each other in professional basketball in the land of decriminalized weed and wooden shoes, otherwise known as Holland.

Last month, the Dinos all-time leading rebounder Ross Bekkering signed with ZZ Leiden of the Dutch Eredivisie league. His older brother, Henry Bekkering, signed with Groningen's GasTerra Flames in the off season after a year with Nijmegen.

September 09, 2010
  Injuries plague football teamPDF files may take a moment to load

After a crushing defeat at the hands of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies last Saturday, more bad news surrounding the Dinos football team polluted the air waves on Monday.

In a press release, Dinos sports information director Ben Matchett indicated that the "University of Calgary Dinos will be without All-Canadians Erik Glavic and Anthony Parker for at least part of the 2010 Canada West football season." Neither player finished Saturday's game.

September 09, 2010
  The summer fruits of the InternetPDF files may take a moment to load

If you're reading this, it's safe to assume you are indeed a Chilean miner. Welcome fellow subterranean excavation enthusiast, we have much to discuss. By the Internet's standards, four months is a very long time. Remember the vuvuzela? That delightful South African noise-maker which annoyed all of us for most of the World Cup? How could you, you were in a mine. Seeing as you're now free, I will reward you with the fruits of the Internet, as judged by me and in no particular order. You're welcome, enjoy your fruit.

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