Music Interview: K’Naan a new hardcore

By Alan Cho

Being hardcore is more than just flashing double jointed hand gestures to people as you drive your Escalade to a guest appearance on MTV’s Cribs. It’s more than being too high to avoid strutting into a torrent of bullets or slouching against a wall in that oh-so-gangsta-vogue way. Hardcore is achieved through struggle and coming… Continue reading Music Interview: K’Naan a new hardcore

Music Interview: Buck 65 ain’t no holla back girl

By Stephanie Shewchuk

Although typically classified as a hip-hop artist, Buck 65’s music encompasses a diverse range of styles and can veer in nearly any direction. Set to perform at this year’s Calgary Folk Festival, the former Eastern Canadian and current Parisian, credits his small town upbringing for his wide range of influences.“I grew up in a small… Continue reading Music Interview: Buck 65 ain’t no holla back girl

The long road home

By Chris Tait

“Speed up,” a voice crackled over the on-board CB. “Please speed up, lead car.”This was a striking introduction to the product of hundreds of sleep-deprived and malnourished hours spent by students on the University of Calgary Solar Car Team.I have been invited by the team to ride along as an embedded member, providing full photographic… Continue reading The long road home

Dinos git Whit for one more season

By Sean Nyilassy

Someone has switched on the light at the end of whatever tunnel the University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team is in. The astounding Whit Hornsberger has been granted another year of eligibility with Canadian Interuniversity Sport. The point guard was forced to miss the majority of what would have been his fifth season following… Continue reading Dinos git Whit for one more season

Stampede round-up 2005

By Kirstin Morrell

It’s a sport of crushed ribs and severed ears, broken bones and bruised egos. But at the Calgary Stampede, one of the world’s major rodeos, the stakes are too high to stay away. As if it wasn’t enough to be Canada’s largest annual event, the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede July 7-16, smashed attendance records on… Continue reading Stampede round-up 2005

Security advisory knocked

By Chris Beauchamp

Campus Security came under fire last month for a security advisory sent to University of Calgary members.The advisory, sent Wed., Jun. 15, warned campus members of a suspicious black male in Social Sciences and the Education Tower. He was described as being in his mid 20s.The advisory was criticized by graduate students for not identifying… Continue reading Security advisory knocked

$50 million donated to Engineering

By Emily Senger

The University of Calgary Faculty of Engineering received the largest single donation in U of C history last month. A total of $50 million was granted to the faculty, with $25 million donated by Ontario philanthropist Seymore Schulich, and $25 million from the Alberta government’s Access to the Future Fund. In honour of Schulich’s gift,… Continue reading $50 million donated to Engineering


By Chris Tait

Chris Tait has been given the special privilege of being embedded with the University of Calgary’s Solar Team in their attempt to race from Dallas, Texas to Calgary, Alberta. Join him and follow the story as he reports on the daily lives of those involved in the race. Keep checking for regular updates. “Speed… Continue reading Embedded