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Not five nurses

By Ashley Fraser

Editor, the Gauntlet,Re: “Smoking Mad,” July 22, 2004I would first like to offer a correction to your article: there is only one nurse on the committee. The rest of the group consists of a social marketer, a social worker, a University of Calgary administration representative, an AADAC representative, and some others, who as well, are… Continue reading Not five nurses

Den smoke-free by fall

By Chris Beauchamp

Patrons who enjoy a cigarette and a cold beer after class will have to go somewhere other than the Den by September. The University of Calgary Students’ Union voted unanimously to ban smoking in the popular campus bar effective Sept. 1, 2006–over a year sooner than the City of Calgary’s own smoke-free deadline of Jan.… Continue reading Den smoke-free by fall

Selling non-smoking

By Ivan Danielewicz

A blackened pig’s lung would make most people sick, but it’s in MacEwan Hall as an aid to help students stop smoking during National Non-Smoking Week. As part of this non smoking week, the Smoke Free U of C club are holding events each day to raise awareness about how smoking can affect you and… Continue reading Selling non-smoking

Cutting through the smoking ban’s haze

By Chris Beauchamp

Following the disclosure last month that smoking on the University of Calgary campus may be banned by May 2006, the Students’ Academic Assembly voted overwhelmingly not to endorse the Smoke Free U of C subcommittee’s current policy proposal. The SAA resolution called the proposed smoking ban an infringement upon “the freedom of students, the Students’… Continue reading Cutting through the smoking ban’s haze

University of Calgary to be smoke-free by 2006

By Emily Senger

It is difficult to imagine the Den, or any campus bar in which the air isn’t filled with a smoky blue haze, but this scenario may become a reality at the University of Calgary. On September 1, 2003 Dalhousie was the first university in Canada to go completely smoke-free. In Calgary, Southern Institute of Technology… Continue reading University of Calgary to be smoke-free by 2006

Fall Reviews:

By Rhiannon Kirkland

The Dinos have been busy this season with different teams providing their share of upsets, surprises, wins and disappointments. Some teams are done for the year while others are reaching the mid-way point of their seasons. This is how things look so far. Men’s basketball Record: 6-7 (ranked ninth in Canada West) This young Dinos… Continue reading Fall Reviews:

Year in review: banner year for the Dinos

By Jon Roe

The Dinos had a fantastic 2009-10 season, capturing three Canadian Interuniversity Sport titles. It was the second best year in Dinos history, behind only 1989, a season in which they captured five national titles. The University of Calgary was tops in the country in swimming, both men’s and women’s, and men’s volleyball. Following a Canada… Continue reading Year in review: banner year for the Dinos

Sports briefs: runners head east for CIS championships

By Jon Roe

The distance running season culminates this weekend with the Canadian Interuniversity Sport cross country championships Saturday in Kingston, Ontario. Both the Dinos men’s and women’s teams will be looking to defend their Canada West titles. Rookie Katie Fenton, who won the Inland Northwest XC Challenge in Moscow, Idaho against both CIS and NCAA-calibre runners, will… Continue reading Sports briefs: runners head east for CIS championships

Harle’s hoopsters take aim at season

By Noah Miller

Despite an impressive 2-1 result at this weekend’s University of Calgary Invitational, the Dinos women’s basketball team face a number of challenges in the season ahead. They downed the McMaster University Marauders 91-65 on Friday, lost to the University of Regina Cougars 92-79 on Saturday and managed to score a narrow 80-78 victory over the… Continue reading Harle’s hoopsters take aim at season