Inside Out Theatre aims to change the way Calgary approaches the arts by working with the disabled community, for those with disabilities. The company is working to change the attitudes and the approach for making theatre more accommodating and accessible for everyone.
Riki Entz, the theatre’s accessibility associate, works with various venues around the city to make sure that more productions in Calgary are accessible to those with physical and mental disabilities.
- By Mackenzie Mason
Students, families and youth groups were some of the engaged learners drawn to Stampede Park this spring for the Earth Science for Society Exhibit (ESfS).
The event, which took place from March 17 to 19, saw the society celebrate their ninth time of showcasing geosciences, put on by the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
- By Casey Richardson & Mollie Smith
River Wearmouth shares the story of his younger sister’s suicide.
Mental health is something that affects every group of people, irrespective of age, skin colour or status. However, university students suffer from mental-health issues more often than not.
According to a University of Calgary study, young adults between the ages of 18-24 are at high risk for mental illness and substance misuse. The majority of university students that fall within this age bracket are more likely to suffer from mental-health symptoms and elevated stress levels than non-college students.
- By Mariam Taiwo, Sofia Gruchalla-Wesierski,
The year-round Calgary Corporate Challenge included a unique event this spring, with employees gathering at Olympic Plaza for a “human bonspiel.”
Every corporate team taking part in the March 1 to 4 event had to qualify to vie for a spot in the finals.
- By Casey Richardson and Mollie Smith