Film review: Anna Karenina

By Matthew Parkinson

Anna Karenina, a costume drama set in late 19th century Russia, is perhaps the most approachable of director Joe Wright’s films. It marks his third collaboration with Keira Knightley, who previously starred in Pride and Prejudice and Atonement. For Anna Karenina, he adapts Russian author Leo Tolstoy’s novel of the same name. Like other films… Continue reading Film review: Anna Karenina

Check into the Suburban Motel

By Alicia Ward

George F. Walker is a playwright known for placing people in impossibly complicated situations that only get worse, while presenting his characters and their choices in a way that forbids the audience from judging them. In the University of Calgary drama department plays Problem Child and Risk Everything, the characters RJ and Denise are in… Continue reading Check into the Suburban Motel

Stigmatizing the blues

By Erin Shumlich

Canadian mental health care is abysmal. On May 8, 2012, Canada’s first-ever national mental health strategy was released by the Mental Health Commission of Canada after five years of research, including consultations with thousands of people. This is a good first step, although long overdue, but Canadians have yet to see the benefits of its… Continue reading Stigmatizing the blues

Editorial: Vote splitting dooms Calgary Centre

By Gauntlet Editorial Board

By 10:45 p.m. on Nov. 26, a palpable sense of profound disappointment was setting in at the Liberal headquarters of the Calgary Centre by-election. Calgary Centre, a riding that has been conservative for almost half a century, will be blue once again. Conservative candidate Joan Crockatt won the by-election with 36.9 per cent of the… Continue reading Editorial: Vote splitting dooms Calgary Centre

Rampant hair loss strikes campus

By Sarah Dorchak

Doctors and scientists alike are baffled at the recent spike in hair loss of University of Calgary students. The praecalvustis epidemic reportedly silently hit the campus in late October, but according to doctors, the disease does not flare up for several weeks.
 “Many students could be carriers without knowing it,” said Dr. Frank Bateman, a… Continue reading Rampant hair loss strikes campus