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January 14, 2010
  Entering the era of GagaPDF files may take a moment to load

Music industry bigwigs are complete misogynists. This isn't a new sentiment. Label heads and A&R representatives are always looking for the next big thing by looking backward to past trends and this time they're looking for ladies to rule the charts.

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January 14, 2010
  The trouble with aiding YemenPDF files may take a moment to load

Yemen keeps a low profile. It's rarely mentioned in the news, few can find it on a map and most of the international community has had little reason to pay it any mind. Things are changing, however. The terrorist who attempted to blow up an airliner bound for Detroit on Christmas Day came from Yemen, and so the country is receiving more attention. The question of how best to direct the West's anti-terrorism strategy is broadening in scope as countries, like Yemen, take on a sometimes unwilling role in the spread of terrorism.

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January 14, 2010
  Home, sweet homePDF files may take a moment to load

Leaving Calgary for a Christmas vacation trip to San Diego, the men's basketball team must have had it pretty sweet over the winter break. Sun. Beaches. A bit of basketball. Sounds like a great time. Then somebody decided to try and blow up a plane on Christmas Day.

The Dinos went to the airport to try and check-in at 9 a.m. and didn't get through security until 6:30 p.m.

"We stood in line for that length of time, it was ridiculous," says Dinos head coach Dan Vanhooren.

January 14, 2010
  Dinos take on Pandas to start six-game homestandPDF files may take a moment to load

With a record of 6-5 and with a team comprised of mostly first- and second-years, Dinos women's basketball head coach Shawnee Harle is having the most fun she's had in years.

"They have something special and it's those intangible, you probably can't put it into words," she says. "But when you've coached for a long time, you can feel it."

January 14, 2010
  Woodpigeon plays MuzikantenPDF files may take a moment to load

Woodpigeon have always been a huge proponent of Calgary's culture and music scene. With track titles like "Our Love Is As Tall As The Calgary Tower" it's surprising their third album Die Stadt Muzikanten is inspired by a place far across the Atlantic Ocean.

The band's lyrics have often centered on the life and thoughts of lead singer and main lyricist Mark Hamilton. On their new album, Hamilton turns to his Austrian ancestors for inspiration.

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January 14, 2010
  High Life cliched but fun crime caperPDF files may take a moment to load

High Life is a breezy crime comedy well aware of its influences and unafraid to pay them tribute. The light tone of Canadian director Gary Yate's film is set from the opening scene, with a clumsy street-side shootout and voiceover nod to Goodfellas: "For as long as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a lawyer."

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January 14, 2010
  Calgary virtuoso teen headed to Carnegie HallPDF files may take a moment to load

Every few years a truly amazing young musician comes along to steal the spotlight in the classical piano world. In 2010 17-year-old TieDan Yao has become one of these fresh and fabulous artists. Beginning his piano career in Sweden at the age of five, Yao credits his mother with introducing him to a beautiful instrument, the piano.

Upon moving to Calgary, Yao became a student of the Mount Royal Conservatory, entering into the well-respected Academy program where he studied for many years.

January 14, 2010
  University of Alberta Students' Union president resigns from officePDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Alberta's Students' Union is now one executive lighter after president Kory Mathewson suddenly resigned his position effective January 11.

Citing personal reasons for the decision, Mathewson leaves the SU midway through his first term in office after winning 53 per cent of the vote last March.

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January 14, 2010
  New software allows for 3-D medical imaging on the goPDF files may take a moment to load

New medical imaging software developed by the University of Calgary faculty of medicine's Dr. Ross Mitchell may significantly assist patients with acute diseases, strokes, heart attacks or trauma.

"In acute disease, timeliness is of essence," said Dr. Mitchell in U of C Innovators. "You want to be able to provide a diagnosis and faster treatment as soon as possible, and through many trials, this software has been proven to enhance patient outcomes and reduce health care delivery costs."

January 14, 2010
  Conservative MLAs defect, join Wildrose PartyPDF files may take a moment to load

It seems 2010 will be an even worse year than last for Alberta's Progressive Conservatives, as two of their Calgary-area MLAs defected to the Wildrose Alliance Jan. 4.

Calgary-Fish Creek MLA Heather Forsyth and Airdrie-Chestermere MLA Rob Anderson announced they could no longer be part of a "dysfunctional" and "undemocratic" party.

"To watch what has happened is nothing more than wrong . . . It's time to do the right thing on behalf of my constituents," Forsyth, now in her fifth term, told reporters.

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