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THE CORNISH AWARD

March 13, 2019 | George Johnson
The campus was 137 years old when Jon Cornish first set foot on it back in 2002, its landmarks – Fraser Hall and Lipinscott Hall, Watson Library, the Chi Omega Fountain and Spencer Museum ...

DAVE HAPPY TO HAVE BO BACK

February 12, 2019 | George Johnson
The relief in Dave Dickenson’s voice was palpable. “You win and lose in this league with quarterback play,” said a man who should know, the Stampeders’ Hall-of-Fame quarterback turned head coach. ...

SIGH OF RELIEF

February 12, 2019 | George Johnson
He’s maybe not quite as quintessentially Calgary as, say, a trip up the Tower, the rankest bull on the final Stampede Sunday, a rafting trip down the Bow or basking in the sunshine packing back a ...

NOT DONE YET

February 12, 2019 | George Johnson
A candle-laden donut cake from the neighbourhood Yum-Yum franchise to awaken to, accompanied by a heartfelt happy birthday serenade from daughters Kylah, four months old, and big sister Kalea, ...

BO HAPPY TO WELCOME SHERRITT

January 28, 2019 | George Johnson
That sly-dog Bo Levi Mitchell isn’t above a little subliminal messaging. “I’ve had a Stampeder internet picture on my phone the entire time, just waiting for him to come down here to Calgary,’’ ...

“I’M A COMPETITOR AT HEART”

January 28, 2019 | George Johnson
Imagine Giorgio Armani decked out in Hugo Boss on some fashion red carpet. Or Dolce & Gabbana flashing the world-renowned Medusa head logo brand of Versace. For the past eight years of J.C. ...

A TOUGH DECISION

December 17, 2018 | George Johnson
Once upon a time, back on the farm in Kelvington, Sask., deep in the flatland forest of Rider green, dwelled an outsider, of sorts. “There were these dice games, board games, you could get in ...

“IT’S A LITTLE SURREAL”

December 4, 2018 | George Johnson
A tour of the Saturday Night Live set in NBC Studios at the famous 30 Rock. Tickets for he and the family to see Mean Girls, the Musical, at the August Wilson Theatre. “I’d also like to see The ...

‘WE LOVE THIS CITY’

November 27, 2018 | George Johnson
Back at Campbell Court Elementary School in Bassett, Va., a young but already pigheaded 11-year-old DeVone Claybrooks had worked extra hard on an assignment handed out during a fifth-grade ...

PICTURE-PERFECT WIN

November 26, 2018 | George Johnson
So often, massive build-up can be followed by deflating letdown; stark reality doesn’t, can’t, measure up to the longstanding dream. “Oh, in this case it does,’’ assured Lemar Durant, his Most ...
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