2012-10-25

    
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<p>Isaac Azuelos • Dante Bencivenga • Connor Goodfellow • Michael Issakidis • Kaleem Khan • Tim Louden • Emily Macphail • Ramya Mahadevan • Fabian Mayer • Dawn Muenchrath •Emily Ng • Victoria Parent • Andréa Rojas • Elizabeth Scott • Justin Seward • Mark Villani • Louie Villanueva • • • Every week, the Gauntlet awards a volunteer with a Golden Spatula award for great volunteering. This week's Golden Spatula award goes to Mark Villani. He is feared on rugby pitches the world over. He is loved by women, men and reptiles. Mark Villani is a man’s man and a woman’s dreamboat. The Gauntlet is privileged to have a man of such character write for them. It is also office legend that Villani can spearfish a marlin with his bare hands. Enough said.</p>

October 25, 2012
  Play review: Theatre Calgary’s Pride and PrejudicePDF files may take a moment to load

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the classic love story that has resonated for decades, is now being performed at Theatre Calgary. This adaptation, written by playwright Janet Munsil and directed by Dennis Garnhum, is a remarkable comedy of manners.


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October 25, 2012
  Spun: Taylor SwiftPDF files may take a moment to load

Like it or not, Taylor Swift is an inescapable part of pop-radio — you will hear her on virtually any mainstream radio station. But when one considers her pop counterparts — think Katy Perry, Ke$ha or Justin Bieber — Swift is clearly a cut above. 


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October 25, 2012
  Spun: A Tribe Called RedPDF files may take a moment to load

There is a new genre manifesting in Canadian music today, and A Tribe Called Red is at the helm. This DJ collective from Ottawa started out by mixing traditional powwow music with club beats at parties for urban aboriginal youth in 2008. When they combined a grass dance song with a dubstep beat, they realized they were on to a fresh new sound they are calling ‘powwow-step.'

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October 25, 2012
  Campaign raises awareness about sexual assaultPDF files may take a moment to load

A group of University of 
Calgary students and the Women’s Resource Centre have begun working on a new Rape Awareness Campaign, an initiative that aims to start dialogue on campus about sexual assault. 


The group had their first meeting on October 19 to outline the campaign’s direction and ideas. First-year communications student and campaign founder Laura Clendening said sexual assault needs to be discussed.


October 25, 2012
  U of C leads groundbreaking researchPDF files may take a moment to load

New clinical trials led by University of Calgary researchers find promising results in clinical trials using a drug that may reduce brain damage caused by strokes.


The findings state that NA-1, a neuroprotectant drug, will help protect the human brain from damage caused by strokes.


The research, Evaluating Neuroprotection in Aneurysm Coiling Therapy, was led by U of C clinical neuroscience professor Michael Hill and his team at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the Foothills Medical Centre.


October 25, 2012
  Raising awareness and reducing stigmaPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary will host its first Mental Health Awareness Week from October 29 to November 2 to tackle mental health stigma, create discussion and raise awareness.


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