U of C researchers 
behind launch of 
asteroid-seeking satellite

University of Calgary professors are behind the launch of a new surveillance satellite that will orbit Earth and take pictures of asteroids. The satellite is the first of its kind. The researchers hope to discover new asteroids and understand their properties.
 The Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite launched in India on Feb. 25 and is… Continue reading U of C researchers 
behind launch of 
asteroid-seeking satellite

Medical students raise $21,500 for cancer

Seventeen University of Calgary medical students shaved and donated their hair at the seventh annual Faculty of Medicine Head Shave on Feb. 15. Hosted at the 
U of C Foothills Campus, the event raised over $21,500 for gastrointestinal cancer treatment and 
research.
 “We decided to raise money for GI cancers through the Canadian Cancer Society,”… Continue reading Medical students raise $21,500 for cancer

Arts Lounge has grand opening

The grand opening of the Arts Lounge at the University of Calgary occurred on Feb. 26. The lounge took over two years to gather resources and construct and is located on the main floor of Social Sciences. 
 Students, faculty of arts representatives and the dean of the faculty of arts Richard Sigurdson were in… Continue reading Arts Lounge has grand opening

Informal Education

Informal Education is a new University of Calgary podcast that will broadcast voices of the university community. The first episode was launched on Feb. 13. New episodes will air every Wednesday and are 50 to 110 minutes long. 
 According to third-year English student, host and creator of Informal Education Kelsy Norman, there are large… Continue reading Informal Education

Seeking community feedback

The West Campus Development Trust has created a master plan to completely develop the roughly 8.6 million square feet of land west of the University of Calgary’s main campus into a “complete and vibrant 
community.” 
 The WCDT is an independent organization working with the 
U of C to develop the land. 
 It is… Continue reading Seeking community feedback

The Dinos head to nationals

The University of Calgary Dinos women’s hockey team eliminated the University of Alberta Pandas in a riveting three-game semifinal series at Father David Bauer Arena, advancing to their second-straight Canada West final. In the CW final, the Dinos will face off against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in a best-of-three series. 
 The entire… Continue reading The Dinos head to nationals

Dinos clinch 11th Canada West women’s track and field title

For the sixth time in nine years, the University of Calgary Dinos women’s track and field team was crowned as champions of Canada West. The championship marks the 11th time the Dinos women have won a CW track and field title. 
 The scoring of the CW finals tabulate the performances in many different events… Continue reading Dinos clinch 11th Canada West women’s track and field title

Wild weekend for Dinos at nationals

The University of Calgary Dinos swim team broke records and put on a show for the hometown crowd, but couldn’t win a banner at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championships this weekend.
 The men were engaged in a three-way dogfight for first throughout the three-day competition but ultimately placed third, 25 points behind the University of… Continue reading Wild weekend for Dinos at nationals

The integrity of SU clubs

One of the many difficult questions students face in university has become, “Which club will look best on my resumé?”
 Club executives are scrambling to solve a similar problem: how they should advertise to get students to join their club.
 In the midst of deciding which club would look best, we have overlooked the way… Continue reading The integrity of SU clubs

School Dispirit

Do not vote if you do not know what you are voting for. With the University of Calgary’s Students’ Union elections just around the corner, one of the issues candidates hope to address is voter apathy. It is difficult to make people care about something they do not care about without incentive, which the SU… Continue reading School Dispirit