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An 18-year-old man was arrested by police after protective services officers mistook an airsoft gun for a firearm on April 12, 2017.

No charges for man carrying airsoft gun at U of S

By 650 CKOM April 12, 2017 - 5:47pm Updated: April 13, 2017 - 11:14am

Police say they won't be laying charges after arresting a man carrying an airsoft gun at the University of Saskatchewan Wednesday.

Saskatoon police said protective...

A split vote is expected on April 24, 2017 when Saskatoon city council votes on whether to defer $3 million in funding for Merlis Belsher Place.

'We're digesting this:' Home Ice Campaign concerned over revival of arena funding debate

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 1, 2017 - 4:33pm Updated: April 2, 2017 - 5:33pm

A motion to walk back $3 million in funding for the University of Saskatchewan's new arena project has fundraisers concerned about the process.   Ward 1 Councillor Darren Hill...

The University of Saskatchewan cut a combined $3.6 million from the engineering and agriculture-bioresources departments in a revised budget.

U of S slashes budget to cope with funding cuts

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 1, 2017 - 12:56pm Updated: April 1, 2017 - 12:56pm

The University of Saskatchewan has crunched their numbers in the wake of the provincial budget, and some departments are going to have to find big savings.   Nearly every...

Men's hockey goaltender Jordon Cooke won his second straight E. Kent Phillips Trophy for male athlete of the year.

Track star, hockey goalie named Huskies athletes of the year

By Ryan Brandt March 31, 2017 - 9:29pm Updated: March 31, 2017 - 9:29pm

Track star Astrid Nyame and hockey goalie Jordon Cooke are the University of Saskatchewan's female and male athletes of the year. 

Nyame won gold at both the Canada West...

The 2017 provincial budget delivered the largest single funding cut in the University of Saskatchewan's 110-year history.

Sask. universities left to make up for budget cuts

By 650 CKOM March 23, 2017 - 10:38am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 10:38am

The provincial budget came with bad news for Saskatchewan's universities.   All post-secondary institutions were handed a five per cent funding cut.   The University of...

Cam Braes scored four goals in the UNB Varsity Reds 5-3 win over the University of Saskatchewan.

Huskies comeback comes up short in University Cup final

By Ryan Brandt March 19, 2017 - 2:27pm Updated: March 19, 2017 - 3:46pm

A 1983 championship remains the only national title for the University of Saskatchewan men's hockey team.

Four goals by New Brunswick's Cam Braes led the host Varsity...

Levi Cable's overtime winner moved the University of Saskatchewan past York at the University Cup.

Cable's winner moves Huskies back to University Cup semifinal

By Ryan Brandt March 17, 2017 - 2:38pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 3:42pm

One year ago, the Saskatchewan Huskies needed four overtimes to advance from the quarterfinals at the University Cup. 

In 2017, it took just 1:01 of extra time to beat...

The Canada West champion Saskatchewan Huskies lost 69-59 to Laval at the U Sports women's basketball championships in Victoria, BC,

Laval shooting game ousts Huskies from nationals

By Ryan Brandt March 9, 2017 - 8:39pm Updated: March 9, 2017 - 8:42pm

A slow start cost the University of Saskatchewan Huskies women's basketball team, losing 69-59 to Laval at the U Sports national championship tournament in Victoria, BC. 

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The University of Alberta Golden Bears captured a 26th Canada West title with a 6-3 win over Saskatchewan.

Golden Bears storm back and win Canada West on Huskies' soil

By Ryan Brandt March 5, 2017 - 11:08pm Updated: March 5, 2017 - 11:34pm

It was an ending that nobody expected.

The Alberta Golden Bears scored three goals in a span of 2 minutes and 16 seconds and went on to beat the University of...

A promotional poster for the Dr. Pepper tuition give-away contest at The University of Saskatchewan.

U of S professor says Dr. Pepper contest promotes unhealthy habits

By Chris Carr March 3, 2017 - 3:55pm Updated: March 3, 2017 - 3:55pm

A tuition give-away contest might seem like a sweet deal to some, but at least one professor at the University of Saskatchewan wants it banned from campus.

Dr. Pepper is...

Saskatoon city council approved $3 million in additional funding on Feb. 27, 2017 for the $41-million Merlis Belsher Place, which is set to open in fall 2018.

Council approves $3M in additional funding for new U of S arena

By Chris Vandenbreekel February 27, 2017 - 7:40pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 7:40pm

The new arena project on University of Saskatchewan grounds is getting a boost from Saskatoon city council.

Councillors approved the Home Ice Capital Campaign's ask for...

The University of Saskatchewan Huskies slipped by Mount Royal to set up another Canada West finals meeting with Alberta.

'We've accomplished one goal' Huskies hockey returns to Canada West men's Final

By Ryan Brandt February 26, 2017 - 3:29pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 3:42pm

Since 1997, only two teams have been able to claim the Canada West men's hockey title.

That streak will continue in 2017 as the University of Saskatchewan takes on the...

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