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New Gauntlet editors poised to take the reins

By Chris Beauchamp

In a stunning turn of events that bodes ill for all involved, the University of Calgary independent student newspaper elected to replace their two top editors with inexperienced candidates this week. Current photo editor Chris Tait will replace outgoing–and outstanding–editor-in-chief Chris Beauchamp at the helm of the U of C Gauntlet, while news assistant Katy… Continue reading New Gauntlet editors poised to take the reins

Editorial: Off the post

By Jon Roe

“Dion shoots… he scores! Stephane Dion scores to steal the Liberal leadership in overtime!” The federal Liberal leadership was decided over the past weekend and though no one was there to put words to the actions in an Ed Whalen-esque fashion, the event certainly felt more like a heated game seven Stanley Cup final than… Continue reading Editorial: Off the post

Dinos for dummies

By Jon Roe, Sports Editor

The 2006 University of Calgary Dinos men’s football schedule has been announced and the footballsaurs will kick off their season against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds Sept. 2 at Thunderbird Stadium in B.C.Their first home game will be against the University of Alberta Golden Bears Sept. 9 at McMahon Stadium. However, if your craving… Continue reading Dinos for dummies

Pink Flamingo Challenge: An old-school slacker

By Chris Beauchamp

The workout assignment: Workout 40 times over four months and turn this skinny body into toned carbon steel. Status: Failed.The writing assignment: Describe the entire workout experience, from fatty food-fueled start to flexed fitness-finish in a fun, quirky, self-deprecating way sure to educate budding body-building buffs everywhere.Status: Maybe. The results are in, sort of. After… Continue reading Pink Flamingo Challenge: An old-school slacker

Pink Flamingo Challenge: Checking In

By Jon Roe

Chris Beauchamp and Jon Roe have entered the Pink Flamingo Challenge, a U of C fitness challenge pitting old-school training against new-school techniques. Last week they went through a series of tests to determine their fitness levels. The results are in and now the real fun can begin. Chris Beauchamp, Editor-in-Chief Vitals: Height: Weight: Body… Continue reading Pink Flamingo Challenge: Checking In

2006 NHL Preview

By Ryan Pike

With a salary cap and greater equality between franchises, NHL previews are only going to get harder and harder to produce. Though there will always be three to four teams in each conference that are locks to make the playoffs, and three to four teams that are locks to miss them, the rest of the… Continue reading 2006 NHL Preview

Dinos hand out hardware

By Jon Roe

The Dinos celebrated a year of three national championships and numerous external awards with their own annual awards night Tuesday at the Red and White Club. The Canadian Interuniversity Sport national championship-winning Dinos swim team swept the women’s side of the major awards, taking both the Dr. Dennis Kadatz award for athlete of the year… Continue reading Dinos hand out hardware

this week on the internet 2.0:YouTube WTF Round-Up

By ├ćndrew Rininsland

YouTube is a haven for some of the nuttiest videos on the planet, which makes for some entertaining viewing after a long day of classes or if you want to prove a social theory about how truly broken the Internet is. This Week On The Internet, I’ve solicited the Gauntlet office for their trippy online… Continue reading this week on the internet 2.0:YouTube WTF Round-Up