The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Fifth-year basketball player Josh Ross of the Mount Royal University Cougars takes us through his day in between a back-to-back night face-off against their inner-city rivals, and the eventual national champions, the University of Calgary Dinos. These games played back in February were going to decide if the Cougars would qualify for the playoffs.

Calgary feminist scholar Maki Motapanyane states that until leaders step up and make a structural change, nothing will happen to correct the inequality between the men’s and women’s university hockey teams in Calgary.

In the wizarding world of Harry Potter there are: wands, witches and then there is quidditch. A game that once lived within the pages of J.K. Rowling’s fantasy novels, has now taken over Canada and is growing more quickly all the time.

A group of elite female hockey players in Calgary say the game is hampered by a long-time ban on bodychecking that has left them frustrated and looking for change.