Winning isn’t everything but…

The agony of defeat.This simple statement sums up the Dinosaurs men’s basketball season last year. After suffering numerous injuries to key experienced players and being forced to field many new and inexperienced young men, the Dinos played their season out to a final record of four wins and 16 losses.This record is less than flattering.… Continue reading Winning isn’t everything but…

O’Neill Avenue

Somewhere between Melissa’s 10 km Road Race and the distance Mao Tse Tung walked on the Long March lies a road of indeterminate length. With two games under their early season belts, the Dinosaurs women’s soccer team is ready to find out just how far the road to Canada West respectability can stretch. After a… Continue reading O’Neill Avenue

Big on stache, short on crash

"I wish I had a pencil thin moustache."– Jimmy BuffettCary Grant had one. Big deal, he probably liked his nose so much he had to underline it. Besides, that was the style then, along with smoking and those weight loss machines that just jiggle your fat around.Until recently, this song had about the same intrigue… Continue reading Big on stache, short on crash

Wanted: aspiring politicians

Wanted: Aspiring politicians from the faculties of Education, Kinesiology and Social Work. Said folk are urged to apply for a position as a Student Academic Assembly Faculty Representative.Students’ Union Chief Returning Officer Lia Rogers is eagerly awaiting the submission of declaration nominations (i.e., statement of candidacy).“There are still many positions open as of today–we only… Continue reading Wanted: aspiring politicians

Drinks o’ plenty

To pub crawl or not to pub crawl, that is the question.The Students’ Union Alcohol Policy states that the consumption of alcohol cannot be the primary focus of SU club events on or off campus. It is difficult to get insurance to cover high-risk activities such as pub crawls and, last year, clubs had trouble… Continue reading Drinks o’ plenty

What’s in your water?

Do you have any idea what is added to our drinking water? Vice- president Information Services for the University of Calgary EcoClub Cody Torgerson does, and he and the rest of the EcoClub want everyone to understand the current debate surrounding the fluoridation of our drinking water. This is why the EcoClub is hosting a… Continue reading What’s in your water?