2010-12-09

    
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December 09, 2010
  The Koreas display symptoms of tensionPDF files may take a moment to load

No true winners rose from the ashes of the 1950s Korean clash, where the north and south managed to carve a physical and political line across the peninsula. The line, decorated with land mines, soldiers and watchtowers, is guarded carefully. This line is the demilitarized zone in the war that is still technically (because a peace treaty was never signed) going on. Tension has been present since the Russo-Japanese War and never actually left the peninsula.

December 09, 2010
  Alberta should adopt a one-school systemPDF files may take a moment to load

Last week David King, the former Alberta minister of education, launched an online petition calling for the abolition of separate primary school systems in the province. While current education minister Dave Hancock stated that there is no impetus to enact such reform, the Gauntlet supports King's efforts to institute a one-school system. There are two principle reasons for this position.

December 09, 2010
  Students' Union executive mid-term review 2010:Laren WebberPDF files may take a moment to load

Clefairy, a friendly, peaceful Pokémon, lives inside Mt. Moon.

Lauren Webber, a friendly, peaceful Students’ Union executive, lives inside MacEwan Student Centre.

This fall, Webber built peace with senior administration after their relationship grew stressed because of proposed tuition increases and market modifiers last year.

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December 09, 2010
  Students' Union executive mid-term review 2010: Alyssa StacyPDF files may take a moment to load

Like Jigglypuff, Students' Union vice-president Alyssa Stacy is cheerful and has a delicate voice. Stacy has also used her lullaby attack to soothe student academic issues throughout the semester.

Stacy experienced a steep learning curve early in her term as VP academic. Over the past few months, she's mastered the planning and hard work necessary to make her initiatives successful.

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December 09, 2010
  Students' Union executive mid-term review 2010: Hardave BirkPDF files may take a moment to load

Like the powerful Golem, Students' Union vice-president external Hardave Birk has been a heavy hitter in the SU pokedex this year.

Birk contended with a provincial government unlikely to be offering any new funding to post-secondary anytime soon while serving as chair of the Council of Alberta University Students. Many of CAUS's questions have gone unanswered by the government, largely due to the economic situation where provincial funds are said to be unavailable.

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December 09, 2010
  Students' Union executive mid-term review 2010: James DelaneyPDF files may take a moment to load

Students' Union vice-president operations and finance James "Squirtle" Delaney has accomplished much in the first two-thirds of his term. Delaney, hardheaded and loyal like his Squirtle namesake implies, tackles problems with perseverance while staying steadfast to his platform goals.

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December 09, 2010
  Students' Union executive mid-term review 2010: Jennifer Abbott PDF files may take a moment to load

Students' Union vice-president student life Jennifer Abbott bears a strong resemblance to the Pokemon Eevee-- both are very adaptable to their environments. The new VP student life role, in its first year, expands beyond hosting and organizing events.

Abbot said her biggest accomplishment is the creation of the Campus Engage Committee, which promotes communication between groups on campus by bringing together all student services.

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December 09, 2010
  U of C community adopts a familyPDF files may take a moment to load

Tis the season to be jolly and the U of C campus food bank is making that a reality for student families.

Adopt-a-Family is a city-wide program assisting families with limited resources during the holiday season. The University of Calgary campus food bank offers a variation of the program -- Adopt-a-Student-Family. Adopt-a-Student-Family gives students at the U of C with families the opportunity to give gifts to their children under the age of 18 at Christmas.

December 09, 2010
  Lighting up lives with LEDs all year roundPDF files may take a moment to load

Calgary's Light Up The World Foundation is showcasing its global development initiatives this month with a speaker series, open house and solar-powered holiday light display.

University of Calgary electrical engineering professor and LUTW founder Dr. David Irvine-Halliday is speaking about sustainable lighting's role in development on Dec. 16. Irvine-Halliday is currently in Hyderabad, India where he has been working on a social enterprise project for almost a year.

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