What comes to mind when you think of iPhone apps? Angry Birds, iTunes and OpenTable possibly. But for doctor Ross Mitchell and clinical professor Mayank Goyal, an application that allows faster diagnosis of strokes is at the top of the list. An ischemic stroke, which is caused by a lack of blood flow to the… Continue reading Research brief: iPhone app detects strokes
Innovative support services– the iS2 project– is coming to its end. The $35 million project started by the University of Calgary aimed to streamline administrative and business processes in order to make the U of C more efficient and save money. However, the project, a huge undertaking by the university, is not clearly understood by… Continue reading $35 million project coming to end
Lauren Mann and the Fairly Odd Folk are a folk-pop outfit that will pluck the sunflower petals off your heart one by one and serenade you while they’re doing it. The singer-songwriter and her backing band have come a long way from playing local house shows. The proof? A forthcoming and as-yet-untitled sophomore LP, slated… Continue reading Lauren Mann and the Fairly Odd Folk
Beer is humankind’s oldest prepared beverage. It is undoubtedly a major part of many cultures and some hypotheses about the origins of agriculture point to beer as the main driving force behind choosing to cultivate grains. Through the constant experimentation and exploration of those brewing it, beer has become the world’s most widely consumed alcoholic… Continue reading It’s an ale of a good time!
The startling roar of a lion, the thumping of a gorilla’s fists against its chest and the sinister laugh of a hyena are just some of the sounds that come to mind when one thinks of the word “wildlife.” However, a new sound has been added to the mix. Enter Wildlife, a five-piece (human) band… Continue reading The ferocious sound of Wildlife
If this story’s headline made you blink twice in disbelief, rest assured, young undergraduate, your corneas haven’t failed you yet. It’s true: The queen of hip hop herself, Ms. Lauryn Hill, graced our very own Flames Central with her jeweled sceptre of poetic wisdom last Friday, May 27.The 36-year-old MC, singer, producer and actress was… Continue reading Concert review: Lauryn Hill