2009-10-29

    
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October 29, 2009
  Ideology starving the hungryPDF files may take a moment to load

A false ideological wedge propagated by environmentalists threatens global efforts to help small farmers increase productivity and end the world food crisis, Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft and the Gates Foundation, said to the World Food Prize forum late last week.

October 29, 2009
  Photo: A matter of choice?PDF files may take a moment to load

Christian author, speaker and professor Greg Koukl was in town Fri., Oct. 23, to ask the question “is it intolerant to say Jesus is the only way?” He spoke to staff, students and community members at Mount Royal University about the merit of religious pluralism.

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October 29, 2009
  Acclaimed U of C prof examines conquestPDF files may take a moment to load

Navigating the stream of early modern English research, Professor Ken MacMillan makes waves debunking the rhetorical and propagandistic power of the term conquest.

MacMillan, a legal, constitutional and imperial historian of early modern England, is an associate professor in the University of Calgary's Department of History.

October 29, 2009
  H1N1 clinic opens on campusPDF files may take a moment to load

University of Calgary students who want to receive the H1N1 vaccination can attend a newly opened vaccination clinic on campus.

The clinic, located on the second floor of the Olympic Oval, began on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. and is the city's fifth such location.

The Oval clinic specifically serves high-risk Calgarians, but according to the U of C's H1N1 Pandemic Information website, it is also open to "staff, faculty and students and their families."

October 29, 2009
  Campus Women's Centre honours alumnus, studentPDF files may take a moment to load

Wisdom, resilience and compassion were celebrated at a noon-hour awards ceremony which recognized two women who embody those characteristics.

The University of Calgary Women's Resource Centre presented Carol Oliver with the 2009 Distinguished Alumna Award and Adina Edwards with the 2009 Distinguished Student Award on Fri., Oct. 23.

October 29, 2009
  Editorial: Swine flu? What swine flu?PDF files may take a moment to load

It's a good thing Alberta's government is as level-headed as it is. Otherwise, this whole H1N1 pandemic fiasco could have become really ridiculous, sending the public reeling and costing the province far more than it can afford. But fortunately our government officials, always looking out for our interests as they are supposed to, recognized the world's fear over a little coughing and sneezing doesn't warrant the attention it has received.

October 29, 2009
  Vamps through the agesPDF files may take a moment to load

It'd be an understatement to call vampires all the rage in 2009. The fanged phenoms have infiltrated young adult novels, television series and even the all-important tchotchke industry. For example, there's can-based male sexual aids that look like vamp's mouth and dildos that "sparkle in the sunlight" like a certain Twilight character would- if he wasn't so limp and sexless.

October 29, 2009
  Photo: Tough SleddingPDF files may take a moment to load

It's been a rough return for the Dinos women's hockey team. Since winning their first game back in Canadian Interuniversity Sport, they have yet to win again. They've lost five straight, including four matches at home.

The Dinos played the University of Manitoba Bisons in two matches at the Olympic Oval and lost both by a combined score of 9–2. They've only scored eight goals so far in six games and sit at the bottom of the conference.

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October 29, 2009
  Rookie rocksPDF files may take a moment to load

Rookie defensive linemen Linden Gaydosh has played every snap on defence for the Dinos football team this year. As an 18-year-old. This is somewhat unexpected.

"I did not, I was expecting to fight a lot harder than I did right now," he says.

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October 29, 2009
  Sports briefs: men's soccer falls shortPDF files may take a moment to load

It isn't over, but it sure is close. The Dinos men's soccer team dropped both games over the weekend and missed a chance to close the gap between themselves and the University of Alberta Golden Bears, who also lost both of their games. They now sit five points back with two games to go against two of the top teams in the country.

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