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Rock On

Whether you walk by them, read them, paint them, like them or hate them — “The Rocks” have become a symbol of free expression at the University of Calgary. Experts say the rocks are limestone glacial erratic from the Jasper region — students say the rocks are a canvas to reflect opinion, protest and points of pride. The rocks have been around almost as long as the university. Many may not look past the paint — but these stones have seen a lot in the last 48 years. Our Alumni team dug up the facts and created a two-minute video telling their story called Rock On! 

Rock On

Field hockey 1974

University of Calgary Women's field hockey team, 1974.

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Random acts of kindness

You may notice, over the next year, a few happy coincidences. Or maybe you’ve already been part of the excitement that was the SMARTIE Swarm at the 50th anni...

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Your Stories

Your stories leave a lasting mark on UCalgary's evolving culture and campuses. Tell your chapter, and help us create the next 50 years.

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