Taoism offers Chinese women a spiritually equal role

A legacy of oppressive orthodoxy, restricted sexuality, inhumane rituals and indifference to feminine power surrounds many of the world’s main religions. Doctrines may vary, but patriarchy appears to be the dominant religion for most of recent history. Hidden in misunderstanding and obscurity, the religion and philosophy of Taoism offers a refreshing change from the more… Continue reading Taoism offers Chinese women a spiritually equal role

Gauntlet’s December 4 Sports stats page, with interesting advertising about sperm donation in Australia…

In response to popular demand–and because someone decided to liberate most copies of the Gauntlet from campus costing students thousands of dollars–here is the stats page from our December 4 issue. Apparently, many readers find this page very interesting today, especially the part that also ran in our Nov. 20 and Nov. 27 issues. Keep… Continue reading Gauntlet’s December 4 Sports stats page, with interesting advertising about sperm donation in Australia…

Board approves 4. 8 per cent tuition increase

The University of Calgary Board of Governors approved a 4.8 per cent tuition increase Fri., Dec. 5 meaning students will pay $8.4 million more in tuition next year.Both student presentations, by Students’ Union President Jayna Gilchrist and Graduate Students’ Association President Jeff LaFrenz, urged the board to reject the increase and instead send a message… Continue reading Board approves 4. 8 per cent tuition increase

U of C’s Miss Rodeo Canada

Raise a girl on a cattle and grain farm in Blackie, give her two older brothers to toughen her up, throw in some horses and what do you get? The only student at the University of Calgary who’s cowboy hat boasts a tiara-the newly crowned Miss Rodeo Canada Jennifer Bird. “I am certainly very excited… Continue reading U of C’s Miss Rodeo Canada