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Class project leads to monthly campus farmers’ market

By Elyse Merriman

There’s a new market in town and it’s looking for students. On the first Tuesday of every month for the fall semester, there will be a farmers’ market trade area in the north and south courtyards of MacEwan Student Centre starting Oct. 7. The market is an opportunity for local vendors to sell fresh, organic… Continue reading Class project leads to monthly campus farmers’ market

Broken Contender breaks in young filmmaker

By Elyse Merriman

Hoping for the best was what director Chris Scheuerman did for his latest film, Hope for the Broken Contender. The film, about a young boxer’s aspirations of becoming a professional while being drawn to street gangs, is receiving acclaim, which comes as a surprise to the young director. “I didn’t expect to get anything back… Continue reading Broken Contender breaks in young filmmaker

Electrifying educational exhibits

By Elyse Merriman

Local students are stepping up to raise awareness of energy consumption in Calgary. Ola Kowalewski and Jordan Dozzi-Perry have created an art exhibit which highlights the issue of electricity consumption within the city in a visual form. For the past four months, University of Calgary environmental design student Kowalewski, along with her friend Alberta College… Continue reading Electrifying educational exhibits

Online exclusive: International Women’s Day

By Elyse Merriman

Half of the world’s population consists of females leaving an essential place for gender equality dialogue, not just in Canada, but globally. In 1975, the United Nations declared Mar. 8 would be celebrated as International Women’s Day. Women’s Resource Centre executive director Stephanie Garrett stressed the importance behind the day. “International Women’s Day is an… Continue reading Online exclusive: International Women’s Day

Incorporating environment into education

By Elyse Merriman

As the face of our world changes, so does our ability to adapt to it. With all the concern about climate change and other environmental issues, bringing these topics into the classroom has lately received special attention. The Environmental Careers Organization held a roundtable discussion to provide a forum for individuals from varied backgrounds to… Continue reading Incorporating environment into education

Walk like a Ugandan

By Elyse Merriman

When I say Gulu, you say walk. These words echoed for the durations of Sat., Oct. 20’s GuluWalk campaign as participants walked throughout downtown Calgary to increase awareness of the longstanding conflict occurring in northern Uganda. Calgary GuluWalk organizer Robert Bombardieri explained the large component of awareness that is involved in the event, which is… Continue reading Walk like a Ugandan

Weighing in on the Calgary International Film Festival

By Film Fest Team 5000

CIFF is still in full swing and the Gauntlet is here to give you the down-low on the what the festival has to offer with more reviews! The Seven Deadly Sins A vast array of characters introduces us to the perilous indiscretions such as envy, with the exploits of a director whose career fails before… Continue reading Weighing in on the Calgary International Film Festival

Captured motion

By Intrepid Girl Reporters

With the Calgary International Film Festival soon upon us, some of the Gauntlet’s intrepid girl reporters went searching for some of the festival’s best films. Here are some of their thoughts.Max Minsky and Me Nelly Sue Edelmeister’s name is practically bigger than she is. The skinny, awkward 13-year-old girl, blessed with brains, but somewhat lacking… Continue reading Captured motion