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The delicious Hawksley Workman

By Michael Bowerman

Here to shatter Calgary’s weekday languor is the theatrical glory of one of contemporary music’s rising stars. Canada’s own Hawksley Workman is fast gaining an international reputation as a dynamic showman, matching the prodigious talent that is so obvious in his recorded work. One London, England-based reviewer remarked the following regarding Workman’s live show: "He… Continue reading The delicious Hawksley Workman

Provincial politicians debate tuition policy

By Michael Bowerman

With the Alberta government now predicting a $5.5 billion dollar surplus at the end of this fiscal year, many students are wondering why post-secondary tuition in Alberta has tripled over the past decade to become among the most expensive in Canada. While the Progressive Conservative government is touring the province announcing additional funding for post… Continue reading Provincial politicians debate tuition policy

Helping rid the world of mines

By Mike Bowerman

Two-hundred and fifty million landmines are the disease; the University of Calgary faculty of Engineering is the cure. Four mechanical and manufacturing engineering students won second place in a national competition held by Mines Action Canada for their design of a solar-powered battery recharger for mine detection equipment. The team members included Aparna Verma, Jason… Continue reading Helping rid the world of mines