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November 26, 2010
  Online Exclusive: Who cares about this article?PDF files may take a moment to load

When taking stock of our culture, television is a good place to look for a picture of our tastes and proclivities. We live in a world where so-called 'reality shows' on television are widespread and widely watched. Where the low-brow, crass and misogynistic Two and a Half Men is one of the most popular situation comedies on television, while smarter comedies like 30 Rock or Community are critically acclaimed but watched by far fewer people.

November 25, 2010
  DIY: Print Making at the WRCPDF files may take a moment to load

Burlesque lingerie, nipple pasties, candle making, a mix tape exchange-- these are just some of the do-it-yourself workshops the Women's Resource Centre offers every Monday from 12-3 p.m. A donation of three dollars is not a high price to make new friends, learn new skills and enhance your creativity! If you can't make it out on Monday afternoons, here is a step-by-step breakdown of how to make your own print design, courtesy of the WRC.

November 25, 2010
  DIY: Salty and Sweet Facing the ColdPDF files may take a moment to load

With winter comes the season of chapped lips, dry skin and financial debt. Instead of giving in to the cruel lack of humidity and high-priced lotions, there are a number of easy-to-make products to deal with that frigid lady, Mother Nature.

Salt or sugar scrubs help to slough away dead skin and oil. Not only do they create a clearer complexion, there is something masochistically beautiful about the tingling sensation they leave behind.

November 25, 2010
  Footballsaurs head back to Vanier CupPDF files may take a moment to load

All season, the Dinos football team has had one major goal, to return to the Vanier Cup and win. On Nov. 20, they moved one giant step closer to that goal after defeating the Saint Mary's University Huskies. The Dinos now head back to Laval to play for the Vanier Cup where they lost last year to the University of Queen's Gaels 33-31 after giving away a 25-7 halftime lead.

November 25, 2010
  Controversial Galloway visits campusPDF files may take a moment to load

Over 750 people congregated in MacEwan Hall on Tuesday to hear an impassioned speech from George Galloway, the outspoken former British politician currently embarking on a cross-Canada speaking tour. The controversial anti-war activist criticized the Canadian government and Canadian media on subjects ranging from his suspension from Canada, to the war in Afghanistan and the Israel-Palestine conflict.

November 25, 2010
  No place to go for cats in the cityPDF files may take a moment to load

Local cats are in a crisis. Three of the city's most credible feline pounds, the Humane Society, the Meow Foundation and the Animal Services Centre, are nearing capacity and looking for a solution.

"We are always at capacity," said Meow Foundation executive director Debbie Nelson. "Whatever space we have, we fill."

November 25, 2010
  DANCEMONTAGEPDF files may take a moment to load

It's no surprise that annual events change, evolve and adapt. In the case of one of Calgary's stalwarts, Dance Montage, now in its 41st year, the change over the last few years is remarkable.

November 25, 2010
  Man's loneliness ends with purchase of potted plantPDF files may take a moment to load

A void was filled in the heart of third-year chemistry student Micheal Blackston Nov. 22 with the recent acquirement of a green fern.

The fern, which Blackston has decided will be displayed in either the living room or the kitchen, looks to take over the role of a loved-one in the 21-year-old student's life.

November 25, 2010
  The TSA's policy is junkPDF files may take a moment to load

In its quest to make the skies safe, America's Transportation Security Administration has once again upped the measures used to stop weapons from getting on airplanes. Last March, the TSA began distributing body scanners that can detect weapons under one's clothing that a metal detector might miss, such as explosives. Security is no doubt improved by such devices-- producing a naked picture of each passenger is an effective way of screening out weapons.

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