2010-10-21

    
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October 21, 2010
  Students' Union byelection offers science students the votePDF files may take a moment to load

University of Calgary students aren't quite free from voting just yet. The Students' Union byelection starts next week and students from every faculty will be able to vote on two referendum questions while science students have an extra box to check off.

October 21, 2010
  Unexpected problems delay Mac Hall renovationsPDF files may take a moment to load

Unexpected problems with renovations to the MacEwan Student Centre continue to delay the opening of several new food vendors in the space. Originally scheduled to open this September, the businesses are now slated to open sometime before Christmas.

"Some issues that arose were issues with a new fire code and leasing terms," said Students' Union vice-president operations and finance James Delaney.

The new fire code states that all additions in a building must be within 45 metres of an exit.

October 21, 2010
  Myelin Sheaths mean good impulsesPDF files may take a moment to load

There's a reason why Myelin Sheaths might sound familiar to you. After all, they're already in your head and your spinal cord.

From the realms of intelligentsia emerges the aptly titled LP from the Alberta quartet Myelin Sheaths, Get on Your Nerves. Academic garage and surf punk is the name of the game and the Sheaths are hardly newcomers to Alberta rock.

Earlier releases from the group include two seven-inch singles that snagged the attention of Vice magazine and California indie label Southpaw Records.

October 21, 2010
  Star-studded cast tackles spy-flick in RedPDF files may take a moment to load

In a recent Bruce Willis interview, Zach Galifanakis asked, "Did you know that some actors turn down roles?" The implication is obvious that Bruce Willis commits to doing anything that comes along, but does Galifanakis' tongue-in-cheek assertion holds any weight?

In the case of the Red, the new spy thriller starring Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren and John Malkovich, yes. Yes it does.

October 21, 2010
  A truly riveting comedyPDF files may take a moment to load

For those looking for some serious drama, you won't find it in The Liar. The play, first performed in 1750 in Italy, is full of levity.

Director Mike Griffin, a graduate student at the University of Calgary, believes people deserve a comedy.

"You get to sit back and enjoy it," says Griffin. "It's an experience. It's very physical. From the moment you arrive at the theatre there will be entertainment."

October 21, 2010
  Where war photography and pornography meetPDF files may take a moment to load

The subjects of pornography and war pull you in just as much as the flashy bright pink lines on the black background of Combat Camera's cover. Written by A.J. Somerset, Camera brings characters alive, brings their problems into focus and makes them relatable. The people that populate the story seem to ooze personality and Somerset's ability to describe what is happening gives a sense of reality to his words.

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