This week’s feature is the third in a four-part series on food security. The first part looked at a Canadian perspective, the second looked at organic farms in New Orleans. This week’s is about the benefit of composting food waste. Stay tuned for how to reduce inorganic food waste next week. Have you ever… Continue reading Composting
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Canada has several cities that are famous for churning out reputable indie music. Regina is not one of them. Library Voices, however, are doing their best to put their city on the map. “I don’t think it’s ever really gotten the credit it deserves as far as an arts and music scene,” says synth player… Continue reading Library Voices
Maybe May should win a seat first
Nobody likes an exception, unless they happen to benefit from it. While there are clear rules for who should be included in Canada’s federal leader debates, Green leader Elizabeth May has been making the case that she is special and that a little bit of rule-bending is no big deal. May has been trying to… Continue reading Maybe May should win a seat first
Dinos awarded many shiny things
The Night of the Dinos is a chance for Dinos athletes to get dressed up and hopefully receive lots of shiny things. The Dr. Dennis Kadatz men’s athlete of the year award once again went to fourth-year volleyballsaur Graham Vigrass, who won last year. Vigrass was named the CIS men’s volleyball player of the year.… Continue reading Dinos awarded many shiny things
Sports briefs: Dinos announce recruits
Women’s swimming The women’s swimming team announced that Amanda Reason will be joining the squad for the 2011-12 season. Reason broke the then 50-metre breaststroke record at the 2009 Canadian world championship trials with a time of 30.23 seconds. Reason is strong in the breaststroke and freestyle events. Lindsay Delmar of the University of Calgary… Continue reading Sports briefs: Dinos announce recruits
Backup goalie causes controversy
The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s hockey final was a tight race. At the end of game four, SAIT and Mount Royal University had collected two games each, sending them into a do-or-die fifth game on Mar. 27. MRU scored the lone and decisive goal to win it 1-0, or so they thought. During the… Continue reading Backup goalie causes controversy
Run, Amonn Nelson, run!
Amonn Nelson has been a leader of the Dinos sprint team for the past five years. At this year’s CIS track and field championships, she won her fourth consecutive gold medal in the 300-metre event and collected her first CIS female track athlete of the year award. The Gauntlet: Is it kind of cool as… Continue reading Run, Amonn Nelson, run!
U of C tries a new play with McMahon land
Compared to brand new bowl stadiums in North America, the University of Calgary’s McMahon Stadium is old and small. After 51 years, aging facilities mean higher expenses for upgrades to the dated facility. The U of C has started looking into potential development on land around the stadium for funding opportunities to finance such improvements… Continue reading U of C tries a new play with McMahon land
Squashing the competition
Every student-athlete must find a balance between academics and athletics. Sometimes, however, university even gives athletes newfound opportunities to compete and excel at both. Graeme Schnell, a squash player in fourth-year kinesiology at the Uniersity of Calgary, has been more than happy to take advantage of these opportunities. For the third time, Schnell won the… Continue reading Squashing the competition
Reid Jorgensen prepares for life after university hockey
Reid Jorgensen is not only the Dinos Hockey scoring leader — he sits third in CW scoring with 17 goals and 16 assists — but is also the team’s captain, leading them both on and off the ice. His approach to playing hockey is to work hard and do the little things right. “Right place,… Continue reading Reid Jorgensen prepares for life after university hockey