Dinos run Bison off a cliff

The Dinos women’s volleyball team finished with the style one would expect of a finishing school graduate after a scare Oct. 21-22. They played their first home games of the regular season against the unranked University of Manitoba Bisons. Anyone in the know didn’t expect much of a fight from the Bisons against our top-ranked… Continue reading Dinos run Bison off a cliff

Kevorkian makes a comeback

Most of us will recognize the name “Kevorkian” when it’s used in a conversation. Dr. Jack Kevorkian brought euthanasia and assisted suicide into the spotlight when he was convicted of murder after participating in the deaths of 130 of his patients, becoming something of an urban legend as a result. His case may be extreme,… Continue reading Kevorkian makes a comeback

SU View: CRB resurrected, talk to your SU in a trashy environment

After a year of near silence, the Campus Recycling Board is back, but it might not be for very long. Now, don’t drop your soy burger, the Students’ Union now more than ever is committed to initiating eco-friendly initiatives, as well as encouraging the students of the university to live in harmony with good old… Continue reading SU View: CRB resurrected, talk to your SU in a trashy environment

Give yourself a hug

Editor, the Gauntlet It might sound like a cliche, but like a lot of the other citizens of Canada just four years ago I came to Calgary, Alberta from Karachi, Pakistan. Earlier this month my country was hit by a natural disaster killing over 40,000 people, injuring more than 60,000 and leaving a stunning three… Continue reading Give yourself a hug

Nothing but a modern lynch-mob

“It is tempting to pretend that people on death row share a fate in no way connected to our own, that our treatment of them sounds no echoes beyond the chambers in which they die. Such an illusion is ultimately corrosive, for the reverberations of injustice are not so easily confined.”– Justice William Brennan This… Continue reading Nothing but a modern lynch-mob

Music Interview: Ladies and gentlemen, The Ladies and Gentlemen

Humans are never satisfied. Just when we think we have it all, we’re longing for something to gratify us in new ways. This never-ending endeavour is embedded everywhere and the music industry is no exception. Musicians constantly switch genres throughout their careers from jazz to punk to pop. Bands break up leaving members to embark… Continue reading Music Interview: Ladies and gentlemen, The Ladies and Gentlemen