Sidney York put their <3s into latest album

With the music industry changing so rapidly, musicians have to do something innovative to stand out. Local duo Brandi Sidoryk and Krista Wodelet of Sidney York are doing just that with their unique blend of electronic and orchestral music. Their latest record

PC leadership hopeful Ric McIver talks about his bid for the Premiership with the Gauntlet

Three provincial politicians have battled for the Progressive Conservative leadership since Allison Redford resigned as Premier this spring. The Gauntlet first interviewed candidates Jim Prentice and Thomas Lukaszuk. We finish our candidate Q&A series with leadership candidate Ric McIver. As Calgary-Hays MLA, McIver has served as minister of transportation and minister of infrastructure since assuming… Continue reading PC leadership hopeful Ric McIver talks about his bid for the Premiership with the Gauntlet

Scholars Academy Program to get new space this fall

Members of the University of Calgary Scholars Academy Program will have a new space on the second floor of the MacKimmie Block this upcoming year. The program — now entering its fourth year — is the first of its kind in Canada. It offers advising and mentorship services to high-achieving undergraduate students, as well as… Continue reading Scholars Academy Program to get new space this fall

The results are in. . .

Every year, the Students’ Union surveys students on a range of issues, from performance and funding to favourite campus events and media (the Gauntlet scored second behind CJSW. We’re content with that). The SU uses these results to help with policy decisions, and overall, they found that students are quite happy with their performance. Nearly… Continue reading The results are in. . .

Course outline website may deliver syllabi a few weeks early

If you’ve ever been surprised by course requirements on the first day of class and regretted enroling in a course then a new University of Calgary website might be exactly what you’re looking for. U of C vice-provost for teaching and learning Lynn Taylor, in discussions with Students’ Union vice-president academic Hana Kadri, agreed to… Continue reading Course outline website may deliver syllabi a few weeks early

Puppy-room 2.0 coming to campus

The dogs are back in town. Students will once again get the chance to unwind with monthly pet-therapy sessions every month in That Empty Space this upcoming year. Although this is pet-therapy, don’t expect to play with animals other than dogs. The Students’ Union will partner with Pet Access League Society, a Calgary-based pet-therapy organization,… Continue reading Puppy-room 2.0 coming to campus

Past Dinos that left their campus footprint

The history of the Dinos dates back to 1964. Over the course of their collegiate careers, few athletes have left their mark on the Dinos franchise the way these individuals have. The first of this two part series highlights Dinos athletes that dominated during their tenure at the University of Calgary. Part 2 will highlight… Continue reading Past Dinos that left their campus footprint

Protests against invasion of Gaza continue into third week

Protesters outraged over Israel’s invasion of the Gaza strip gathered at city hall on Friday, July 25, for the third week in a row. Organizers estimated that over 1,000 people attended the rally, matching last week’s numbers. Friday’s protest was the third organized by University of Calgary organization Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR) and… Continue reading Protests against invasion of Gaza continue into third week