The Gateway is proud to present its second season of Gateway to Cinema, bringing classic film favourites to the big screen! Hosted just off campus at the historic Garneau Theatre, these screenings are free for all students with valid ID with drinks provided by Yellowhead Brewery. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get updates on upcoming Gateway to Cinema screenings:
Check out our coverage of the first Gateway to Cinema screening of the year, Back to the Future. Thanks to everyone who turned out, we hope to see you again soon!
April 10th Drinks at 6:30pm Film at 7:00pm Screening at Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre - 8712 109 St
Teenaged Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) is a legend in his own time thanks to his uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last grand duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, “borrows” a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day bacchanal through the streets of Chicago. Dogging Ferris’ trail at every turn is high-school principal Rooney, determined to catch Bueller in the act of classcutting. Writer/director John Hughes weds satire, slapstick, and social commentary, as Ferris Bueller’s Day Off starts like a house afire and goes on to make “serious” points about statusseeking and casual parental cruelties.
On this special short edition of The Gateway Presents, we celebrate the Gateway’s 103rd birthday by telling some birthday stories and talking about The Gateway’s history.
Since this is a music blog and not an exhausted-consideration-on-moments-in-my-life Tumblr blog, what better way to gain some clarity to what I’ve listened to in the past 11 months than order and number songs (one for each month) that I’ve found to be the best and most worthwhile from the past eleven months?
Pandas basketball player and starting point guard Jessilyn Fairbanks didn’t always envision herself leading one of the hottest teams in CIS. In fact, Fairbanks’ path — from Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) standout to leading the charge for the Pandas on both ends of the court — has become one of the more intriguing storylines in varsity sports this year.
The statistics are staggering. In the last 10 years, the University of Alberta Students’ Union has had only two female presidents, and out of 50 executives only 11 were women.
What renowned paleontologist Phillip Currie initially thought was a turtle shell poking out of the ground turned out to be an almost fully intact baby dinosaur — and one of the most significant finds of his career.