2012-06-14

    
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June 14, 2012
  Editorial: Yee-fucking-haw.PDF files may take a moment to load

This editorial (see photo) was originally published in the Gauntlet on July 15, 1993.

We, the current editorial board, decline to comment on whether or not we agree with the content of this piece. We do, however, commend our predecessors on using "drunk-guy-vomitting-all-over-his-once-a-year-cowboy-vest-on-a-C-Train-witnessing" in a sentence. Well done.

June 14, 2012
  Team awarded for sustainable practicesPDF files may take a moment to load

More than 100 University of Calgary students took part in developing a completely sustainable home for the Solar Decathlon competition in Washington, D.C. in September 2011. On June 6, 2012, the U of C's multi-disciplinary Solar Decathlon team was awarded the Emerald Award for their work and environmental contributions.

June 14, 2012
  Young rockers set to trash Sled IslandPDF files may take a moment to load

With the Calgary music scene growing larger every year, it is not surprising that there has been an influx of young musicians growing in popularity. What is surprising, however, is the type of music that has spurred these new artists into creating their own work. These influences are not the classic rock, boy band, hard rock and teen angst that generation X was raised on, but rather music from a newer generation of Calgarian rockers that are still performing today.

June 14, 2012
  Home is where the concert isPDF files may take a moment to load

Imagine what it would be like to have a concert in your living room: just you and a few friends gathered around a performing musician, enjoying an intimacy not found anywhere else. Gallery House Concerts attempts to capture that closeness, offering a chance for people to enjoy the performances of talented musicians in the coziness of Jackie and Dale Bourgaize's living room.

June 14, 2012
  Advice from a SledderPDF files may take a moment to load

For the past six years, Sled Island has been the meat of Calgary's summer festival sandwich, giving opportunity and inspiration for audiences and artists alike to sink their teeth into. Newcomers to Sled Island, however, may find the larger-than-life festival a bit daunting at first glance.

June 14, 2012
  The melodious films of Sled IslandPDF files may take a moment to load

During the six days of Sled Island, music reigns supreme. With hundreds of bands playing at venues across the city, it is the most visible and dominant part of the festival.

Yet, the extent of music's reach does not lie solely within the realm of its own medium -- the films of Sled Island are just as musical as its bands.

Film has always been a growing part of Sled Island since the festival's inception six years ago.

June 14, 2012
  Fees need transparency, says BirkPDF files may take a moment to load

If students need to dish out extra dough for university, many agree that the money should enhance their experience on campus, and they should have more of a say in what they are paying for.

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