University of Saskatchewan News

A ground-breaking ceremony is set to be held for Merlis Belsher Place on April 28, 2017.

U of S arena construction moving ahead with council funding

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 24, 2017 - 11:09pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 11:15pm

Construction is moving ahead on a new arena at the University of Saskatchewan.

Home Ice Campaign Chair Tim Hodgson hinted at a Friday announcement by the U of S after...

Former Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan has dedicated his time to connecting First Nations youth with hockey since his NHL debut in 1981.

Former NHL coach Ted Nolan speaks in Saskatoon

By Ryan Brandt April 24, 2017 - 5:45pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 6:00pm

A former NHL coach spent a day in Saskatoon connecting with and inspiring young athletes.

Ted Nolan, who won NHL Coach of the Year with the Buffalo Sabres in 1997, was...

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

Police arrest man carrying air soft gun on U of S campus

By 650 CKOM April 12, 2017 - 5:47pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 6:00pm

A man with what appeared to be a gun caused a stir at the University of Saskatchewan Wednesday.

Saskatoon police said protective services officers at the U of S alerted...

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 1, 2017 - 4:45pm

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 - 1:00pm

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 - 9:30pm

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 - 10:45am

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 - 2:30pm

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 - 2:45pm

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 - 8:42pm Updated: March 9, 2017 - 8:45pm

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 - 11:10pm Updated: March 5, 2017 - 11:15pm

I 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 - 4:00pm

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...

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