Online Exclusive: Reflections on the Dion leadership campaign

The Liberal leadership convention wrapped up Saturday amid much fanfare with Stephane Dion climbing from forth place to first over the course of two days.The Dion win can was unexpected by many news sources including the Toronto Star which ran the Saturday headline “Rae gains momentum” after Joe Volpe dropped from the race and endorsed… Continue reading Online Exclusive: Reflections on the Dion leadership campaign

Pink Flamingo Challenge: An old-school slacker

The workout assignment: Workout 40 times over four months and turn this skinny body into toned carbon steel. Status: Failed.The writing assignment: Describe the entire workout experience, from fatty food-fueled start to flexed fitness-finish in a fun, quirky, self-deprecating way sure to educate budding body-building buffs everywhere.Status: Maybe. The results are in, sort of. After… Continue reading Pink Flamingo Challenge: An old-school slacker

Being Vegan

Way back in October, Gauntlet writer Ben Hoffman embarked on a challenge. Laughing in the face of his meat-loving Germanic roots, he went vegan, completely cutting out all animal products from his diet. Now, his experiment complete, Ben checks in with an update from vegan land to make you feel uncomfortable carving up the 20… Continue reading Being Vegan

Photo to the Editor: Streetlights and Sunsets

Anyone can submit an original photo to the editor. Drop off your high resolution photo along with your name, contact information and a brief description including type of camera (not exceeding 30 words) to room 319 MacEwan Student Centre or email photo@gauntlet.ucalgary.ca.

Women’s B-ball: Dinos earn surprising split with Huskies

The University of Calgary Dinos (4-6) snatched a road trip split with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies (8-2) last weekend, trouncing the Dogs 84-81 Sat., Dec. 2, after being bit by the beasts the night before in an 81-69 loss. The Dinos were dominated in the third quarter of Friday night’s game, surrendering 32 points… Continue reading Women’s B-ball: Dinos earn surprising split with Huskies

Women’s Hockey: Dinos drop deuce against Queens

After making consistent strides of improvement over the course of the first half of their season, the University of Calgary Dinos women’s hockey team were looking to enter the winter break on a positive note by royally usurping their opponents, the Red Deer College Queens, over a weekend split of games. Unfortunately, things didn’t go… Continue reading Women’s Hockey: Dinos drop deuce against Queens

Women’s Volleyball: Volleysaurs soar into the break

After dropping two disappointing matches to the top-ranked University of Manitoba Bisons in their last two home games of the calendar year, the Dinos women volleyballers bounced back to take two close matches against the University of Alberta Pandas. Going into their Dec. 2-3 series, the Dinos were ranked first in Canadian Interuniversity Sport, and… Continue reading Women’s Volleyball: Volleysaurs soar into the break