2012-10-18

    
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<p>Dante Bencivenga • Nicole Dionne • Kurt Genest • Dylann Golbeck • Michael Issakidis • Kakeem Khan • Vani Khurana • Patrick Latter • Tim Louden • Emily Macphail • Erick Maleko • Tomas Maturana • Fabian Mayer • Marit Mckenzie • Dawn Muenchrath • Kristen Murray • Carlya Stilling • Sean Sullivan • Mark Villani • Louie Villaneuva • Charis Whitebourne • Jeremy Woo • • • The Golden Spatula goes to Richard Goldberger for being such a good sport. Richard has proven over the course of the last few weeks that he is the master of balls — both foot and base — writing a cover story about attendance problems at Dinos games earlier in the month. He is always ready to take on challenging stories and is becoming a key player for the Gauntlet.</p>

October 20, 2012
  Spun: Erin CosteloPDF files may take a moment to load

Some albums are meant to pump up listeners and some are meant to relax them, but it’s rare to listen to something that is both exciting and calming at the same time. While this seems to be an impossible contradiction, one only needs to listen to Erin Costelo’s We Can Get Over to understand how music can simultaneously thrill your mind and calm your soul. The Halifax-born musician does an outstanding job creating an album that is able to hook on to any emotion and intensify it.


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October 20, 2012
  Just shut up and writePDF files may take a moment to load

As November approaches, novelists and wannabe writers are gearing up for the 14th annual National Novel Writing Month, affectionately known by its abbreviation, NaNoWriMo.


October 20, 2012
  Custom-made charadePDF files may take a moment to load

Many websites, including Montreal-based Unemployedprofessors.com, allow students to pay for custom writing assignments. On these websites, students can buy essays, term papers, lab reports and presentations. They also provide tutoring for select subjects. However, these sites have generated some controversy due to the integrity of the services they provide.


October 20, 2012
  Roaches move in to rezPDF files may take a moment to load

Earlier in October, cockroaches were found living in four suites of a Southern Alberta Institute of Technology residence building. 


According to SAIT public relations specialist Melanie Simmons, it was an isolated incident and effective measures were put in place to solve the issue.


October 20, 2012
  Getting students to the pollsPDF files may take a moment to load

Low voter turnout among Canadian youth has been a problem in recent elections. The Council of Alberta University Students is working to change this by looking for ways to encourage students to vote.


CAUS, a student advocacy group that lobbies the government, has made getting more students to vote one of its main priorities this year.


In the last federal election, 39 per cent of Canadians aged 
18–24 cast a ballot, the lowest turnout of any age group.


October 20, 2012
  The unique subculture of Bronies PDF files may take a moment to load

A subculture has sprung up over the past few years, inspiring a community of supporters and fans of the animated show, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. They call themselves Bronies. 


In 2011, the University of Calgary club Bronies United was 
created. 


Fourth-year women’s studies student and club co-founder 
Tadeus Martyn said the Brony culture has spread due to a simple love of the show.


October 20, 2012
  Upgrading the heart of campusPDF files may take a moment to load

On October 11, the University of Calgary unveiled its proposed master plan to overhaul MacEwan Student Centre. The plan is still in the consultation process, however, it proposes MSC become a state-of-the-art building with added space, flow and improved services for students.


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