Catching the wind in the midst of wheatfields

By Dale Miller

Sailing in Alberta? Sounds pretty stupid, eh? Well it’s not–so stop mocking me.Sailing is indeed an activity that can be enjoyed in our dry, dry province; in fact, there are no fewer than two yacht clubs in Calgary.For those who favour convenience over quality, there is the Glenmore Sailing Club located in south Glenmore Park… Continue reading Catching the wind in the midst of wheatfields

Soak it all in

By Kevin Rothbauer

Summer in Calgary is rife with festivals. I’ve railed in the past against the disconnectedness of the festival scene, but I’ve since learned to love it. Whether you’re in the mood to celebrate Greek food, Caribbean music or African dance, there’s something going on pretty much every weekend.To write about each and every summer festival… Continue reading Soak it all in

A world class animal house in our own backyard

By Lindsay Lambert

When the sun is blazing overhead and the weather is too beautiful to spend another second inside, there’s only one place to go: the Calgary Zoo.It is the ideal destination for both locals and visitors because it offers a mix of indoor and outdoor habitats with a selection of animals to suit everyone–there is even… Continue reading A world class animal house in our own backyard

The good and the bad of 2002 – 2003

Highlights –Mobilizing one of the most apathetic campuses in the country to band together and fight tuition–Overflow–Tent City and Tuition Fear Factor huge successes–Academic Carnival was well attended–Continued and increased success of Cinemania–Acclaimed president turned out good after all–SU presentation at the Board of Governors tuition meeting–Substantial media coverage in local mainstream media–Online voting went… Continue reading The good and the bad of 2002 – 2003

VP Events: Events stayed the course

Irene Enyedy’s term as VP events was characterised by extremes. Events such as the recent tuition battle and Overflow in September, Cinemania, and her work with residence students were great successes, while things like Blue Banana Lounge, a proposed Dinos week, and Bitter Ball went away virtually unnoticed. As probably the second-most visible SU executive… Continue reading VP Events: Events stayed the course