2009-10-01

    
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October 01, 2009
  Mangan offers upbeat music for the depressedPDF files may take a moment to load

Dan Mangan is eager to admit he's in flux. After touring for four years on the strength of his debut LP, Postcards and Daydreaming, he has recently released critically acclaimed follow up, Nice, Nice, Very Nice and the differences between the two are remarkable.

October 01, 2009
  Rubik's roots really help them to rockPDF files may take a moment to load

After Finnish pop-metal band Lordi won the famously fickle Eurovision Song Contest, most people thought the only music coming out of the Scandinavian country was headbanging tunes. Rubik proudly show the music scene in Finland isn't just brutally fast, guitar-shredding black metal bands.

October 01, 2009
  Film Fest, week two: a lot of twisted lovePDF files may take a moment to load
Wrong Rosary

Musa is a middle-aged man who moves to Istanbul working as a muezzin and singing the daily prayer call in an Islamic mosque. Starting a new life, he moves into an apartment where he meets his next-door neighbour, Clara, who was orphaned at childbirth and raised by nuns.

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October 01, 2009
  Fashionistas flock to Fashion WeekPDF files may take a moment to load

According to French Fashion designer Christian Lacroix, "Haute Couture should be fun, foolish and almost unwearable." Such a statement holds true in the public mind when considering the sometimes esoteric world of fashion. Runway models often seem like alien beings, drifting down the catwalk with attire inconceivable in both cost and appearance.

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October 01, 2009
  Nova Scotia garlic farmer hates technologyPDF files may take a moment to load

If there's one thing in the world that should have global span and dominance it is the Internet. This beautiful invention provides us with tons of information and makes it available at our fingertips. Whether you're looking for news, sports, entertainment, research, communication with distant family and friends, "free" downloadable material or things unmentionable in polite company, the Internet has something for everyone.

October 01, 2009
  MindFight: Diploma exams should be... Entirely written!PDF files may take a moment to load

Education in Alberta has taken a bit of a dive in recent years. Funding has been cut and, as a result, budgets have been trimmed. The latest casualties are the written portions of math and science diploma exams. Now, aspiring university scientists and mathematicians will merely need to guess and get a good grade.

October 01, 2009
  Bracing for the next Cold War? A closer look at IranPDF files may take a moment to load

You will be hard pressed to find a commentator on Iran who thinks lines from a James Bond movie are insightful. But when M quips "Christ, I miss the Cold War," in Casino Royale, she may not be too far off the mark, even if she wasn't talking about Iran. Iran's growing belligerence regarding the potential weaponization of their nuclear program should be considered real enough to produce real action.

October 01, 2009
  The complexities of the abortion debatePDF files may take a moment to load

As many of you are aware, the Genocide Awareness Project returned to campus last week. Instantaneously, the debate between pro-choice and pro-life spread throughout the student population, galvanizing a number of individuals to organize petitions against Campus Pro-Life and hoist competing signs. The Prairie Chicken was up in arms.

October 01, 2009
  How to apply for loansPDF files may take a moment to load

The easiest way to apply is online. Paper applications are available, but they tend to take longer to be processed. Otherwise, you should find out within days if you're eligible for a loan and how much you'll receive.

Here is a step-by-step guide to applying.

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