Late goal downs Dinos

The Dinos lost to the Regina Cougars 2-1 on Sunday in a close game. Despite Caitline Milne scoring the first goal of the game 21 minutes in, the Dinos were unable to hold on to their lead. Regina scored an equalizer in the 32nd minute leaving the game tied at the end of the first… Continue reading Late goal downs Dinos

Filling That Empty Space

The University of Calgary has put up some unnecessary red tape around the newly renovated That Empty Space by not renewing their liquor licence. The venue can survive without alcohol, of course, but the seemingly arbitrary nature of the university’s decision is disconcerting. U of C administration is in charge of all liquor policy, which… Continue reading Filling That Empty Space

Playing wedge politics won’t get Tories majority

Watching the Conservatives get defeated over their own issue, the abolition of the long-gun registry, was delightful. What was even more beautiful was Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s “this isn’t over yet” tantrum shortly after the vote. This legislation is the most recent in a long line of wedge issues the Tories have been using in… Continue reading Playing wedge politics won’t get Tories majority

May the best, not richest, candidate win

Amanda Liu, Bonnie Devine, Dan Knight, Jon Lord, Oscar Fech, Sandra Hunter, Joe Connelly, Gary Johnston, Barry Erskine, Craig Burrows, Wayne Stewart, Bob Hawkesworth, Barb Higgins, Naheed Nenshi and Ric McIver. Know who these names represent? You should have been able to guess by the last few, but these names represent the 15 mayoral candidates… Continue reading May the best, not richest, candidate win

The poverty of New Atheism

On the 21st of September, New Humanist magazine held a debate at the Royal Society of Arts in London called “After New Atheism: Where next for the God debate?” The speakers put forward variations on a central theme: that the so-called New Atheism of the likes of Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris has,… Continue reading The poverty of New Atheism

Guidelines help campus rec from being wrecked

University of Calgary’s Campus Recreation facilities are the largest and most popular of their kind in Calgary. Unfortunately, their extensive usage can increase the opportunity to for certain individuals to violate the established guidelines. Following a particular occurrence of harassment last spring when a woman was chided by another patron on her choice of dress,… Continue reading Guidelines help campus rec from being wrecked

Woe is wheels for cyclists at McGill with new no bike zone on campus

Biking is lobbied as an eco-friendly means of transportation which provides accessibility, convenience and a great way for students to lose that freshman 15. Although Calgary’s urban sprawl and the looming winter months make year-round cycling a difficult quest, biking remains a way many students commute. With many calling the city’s the transit system unreliable… Continue reading Woe is wheels for cyclists at McGill with new no bike zone on campus