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City ramps up East Village game plan

By Brent Constantin

The East Village, an area mostly associated with homelessness and prostitution, may soon be getting a long-awaited urban face lift. The city outlined its East Village master plan, a bold new direction for the derelict Calgary neighbourhood Sept. 16. The plan includes higher-end, commercial and residential growth and improved infrastructure which the city hopes will… Continue reading City ramps up East Village game plan

Self-funded field hockeyers take aim at nationals

By Brent Constantin

The economy has affected almost all of us, and while for most that means a few less dollars to spend, for Dinos Athletics it meant cutting the field hockey program. Last spring the Dinos announced they would be terminating funding to the field hockey team, effectively ending the program. Thanks to some hard work fundraising… Continue reading Self-funded field hockeyers take aim at nationals

Mount Royal joins university elite

By Brent Constantin

The new semester at Mount Royal brings back new students as well as one important addition ­– university designation. With the name change from Mount Royal College, Mount Royal University joins four others in the province to become Alberta’s newest university. Premier Ed Stelmach granted the 98-year-old institution the right to use “university” in its… Continue reading Mount Royal joins university elite

You’re invited to 2219

By Emily Ask

After years of tossing around ideas for a television show, Aaron Kerr and Scott Lutley, both 23 and recent University of Calgary graduates, finally put their ideas into production last summer. Using mainly their own money, equipment and circle of friends, the webseries 2219 was born. The series follows the life, love and drama of… Continue reading You’re invited to 2219

Gauntlet’s Best 2010: Movies

By Ryan Pike

Ryan Pike (Popcorn Aficionado) 1. The Social Network Arguably director David Fincher’s most full-realized work, the film deftly analyzes the dawn of Facebook with a snappy script by Aaron Sorkin while juggling several stories at once. It’s a bio-pic. It’s a business story. It’s a story about the rise of the most important technological advance… Continue reading Gauntlet’s Best 2010: Movies

And the battleship is sunk: Gauntlet elections

By Cam Cotton-O’Brien

Ha! I didn’t think it could feel so good to be graduating, but after Wednesday night’s election results were announced I learned what happiness truly means. Now that the paper has been turned over to the decrepit leadership of the smallest person in the office (Sarelle Azuelos, Editor-in-Chief elect) and noted provincial antagonist and onetime… Continue reading And the battleship is sunk: Gauntlet elections

President’s salary details angers campus

By Cailynn Klingbeil

With news of University of Calgary president Harvey Weingarten’s $4.75 million pension raising eyebrows across campus, the auditor general cautions there may be more to come when he releases his annual provincial audit in October. The amount of Weingarten’s pension emerged Monday, along with news the numbers were left off the books for six years.… Continue reading President’s salary details angers campus

Election SWAT 2011

Every year, we see tonnes of posters sprayed across walls in anticipation of the SU election. Some posters are good. Some are bad. The Gauntlet Election SWAT team, consisting of Isaac “Techno” Azuelos, Brent “Cynic” Constantin and Andy “Sunny” Williams, brave the horrid conditions to offer a constructively critical perspective on SU election candidates’ posters.… Continue reading Election SWAT 2011