By Salimah Kassamali

Against BSD Bermuda Shorts Day: a celebration for the masses? More like a celebration for deluded, post-teen, first-year partiers — those who would rather drink their calories than eat them. For those who have never experienced BSD, consider yourself lucky. Imagine 10,000 rambunctious students partying in one area. Imagine a quarter of those people throwing… Continue reading BSD! BSD! BSD! BSD!

Support staff show up students

By Gauntlet Editorial Board

Talk about union pensions usually brings out two reactions — the people who say that unions need to be done away with entirely and those who think they need to be supported further. This debate has been ongoing since the beginning of unions. Recently, the Alberta government has been looking to reduce the pensions of… Continue reading Support staff show up students

You win, you selfish bastards

By Tobias Ma

During this year’s Students’ Union election, the student population voted down the MacHall redevelopment referendum and the CJSW levy increase. That’s fine. Nobody is mad. But we should really take this opportunity to re-examine how funds are distributed throughout the school, and assess where to trim the fat from nonessential services. Let’s start with washrooms.… Continue reading You win, you selfish bastards

They’re breakdance fighting

By Gauntlet Editorial Board

You know those breakdancers in MacHall? They are being screwed and they need your help. Last month, Campus Security approached the Students’ Union about the breakdancers in MacHall. They said they are not covered by the SU’s general liability policy. If one of the dancers hurt themselves, the SU is not obligated to cover the… Continue reading They’re breakdance fighting

Watch the damned athletes

By Michael Grondin

The International Olympic Charter states that “the practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind.” The Olympics is a time for community and competition that should be offered to everyone regardless of their nationality, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. It is… Continue reading Watch the damned athletes