New therapy for hard to cure eating disorders

By Emily Macphail

Although therapies for eating disorders have shown some progress over the last 20 years, none in particular has been overwhelmingly successful. Faculty of education graduate student Reana Saraceni is doing her best to change this.Saraceni is currently running a study looking at the effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for women with eating disorders, which… Continue reading New therapy for hard to cure eating disorders

Women’s hockey team gets international experience

By Justin Seward

The University of Calgary women’s hockey team finished the first half of their season with a 3-6 loss in an exhibition game against a skilled Russian team. The pace of the game was back and forth, with each team trading chances and playing an open style of hockey fit for the international game. The game… Continue reading Women’s hockey team gets international experience

Baseball: free from discrimination?

By Taylor McKee

Baseball has long been the whipping boy of the professional sports world– the steroid scandals are only the latest in a long history of incidents that have questioned the integrity of a sport that has become synonymous with American identity. In the new collective bargaining agreement, Major League Baseball appears to be on the leading… Continue reading Baseball: free from discrimination?

Letter: university = robber-baron

By Paul Bechtold

There is long-standing discontent with the university of Calgary Bachelor of Education’s structure and effectiveness; student opinion has surfaced in letters to administration. November 5, 2010, from: pb To whom it may concern: I am writing to request a partial or full refund for my third semester in the Education faculty. I believe this is… Continue reading Letter: university = robber-baron

Letter: offence taken to offence being taken

By Jason Kempton

This is in response to a previous letter “Gauntlet comic extremely offensive to Sikhs” [Nov. 24, 2011] — which was itself in response to an “offensive” meme-image displayed in the Gaunlet comic strip Network Admin [Nov. 17, 2011]. First, I’d like to thank the author of the letter for explaining the joke, as I now… Continue reading Letter: offence taken to offence being taken

Take women’s studies

By Laura Shiels

It’s time to consider next semester. I suggest you drop that business class and pick up women’s studies instead. Taking a women’s studies class is an excellent way to enhance both your life and your education. women’s studies is often an undervalued field, but the wisdom available holds an immense amount of value. A women’s… Continue reading Take women’s studies