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December 09, 2010
  New CJSW program directorPDF files may take a moment to load

CJSW's new program director will be a familiar face to many at the station, as former news and spoken word coordinator Joe Burima is moving into the position.

Burima said the choice was a tough one after developing the news department at the station during the last few years.

"It was a very difficult decision to make," Burima said. "There was huge growth and I think a lot of success in the news position."

December 09, 2010
  Be Merry: gift giving guidePDF files may take a moment to load

'Tis the season for cramming and shopping! Do not make Christmas presents another stressor, take a study break and get creative. The best Christmas gifts are ones that allow you to appreciate the loved ones in your life and there's no greater gift than time. Finding presents that allow you to spend time together will create long-lasting memories and strengthen relationships.

December 09, 2010
  Be Merry: finding the festive fitPDF files may take a moment to load

When the time comes to dress for festive occasions the myriad of choices can be overwhelming.

"What ties go with what suits?" and "How do you tell if a dress fits properly?" are all questions we ask ourselves. Add that to the seasonal stress of exam times and most of us would be willing to surrender to the good will of what lies in our closet -- mothballs and all.

December 09, 2010
  77 million and countingPDF files may take a moment to load

From his electronically-charged beginnings with rock band Roxy Music, to his experimental solo albums, collaborations with David Bowie, Robert Fripp and David Byrne (to name a few) and his production work with U2 and Coldplay, Brian Eno has an extensive musical background. Now, he's keeping busy with his pioneering visual experiments.

December 09, 2010
  Spun: Russian FuturistsPDF files may take a moment to load

The name is deceiving -- out of the solid Toronto scene rise the Russian Futurists. The Weight's on the Wheels is their first full album since 2005, but picks up exactly where they left off with their trademark synth-driven, indie-pop sound.

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December 09, 2010
  Spun: Syd BarrettPDF files may take a moment to load

Pink Floyd co-founder and lunatic Syd Barrett was an integral contributor to the Floyd's first two albums, but Barrett left in a drug-induced haze to work on solo material. He missed Floyd's later fame and fortune, his solo career went nowhere and he died in relative obscurity in 2006.

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December 09, 2010
  Spun: Magnetic ManPDF files may take a moment to load

Over the past few years or so, dubstep has been on its way to the big time, finally getting the credit it truly deserves. With the unveiling of Magnetic Man, comprised of Benga, Skream and Artwork -- three of several genre pioneers -- and the release of their eponymous debut album on the horizon, it looked like the masses were finally going to be delivered a sound they had overlooked for so long, perhaps not even acknowledged.

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December 09, 2010
  Athletics and recreation director moves onPDF files may take a moment to load

Kevin Boyles has been involved with U of C athletics for 23 of the past 25 years -- first as a student athlete, then as a coach and most recently as the director of athletics and recreation. But that is set to change. Boyles is leaving his current post effective Dec. 31 to become the new CEO and general manager of the Calgary Winter Club.

December 09, 2010
  Dzwilewski named rookie of the yearPDF files may take a moment to load

Now that the football season is over, it is easy to forget the tumultuous beginning that the Dinos had. Many members of the team suffered serious injuries and quarterback Erik Glavic fell victim to a right knee sprain in the first week of competition. The team was shrouded with questions about the then 18-year-old rookie quarterback that was set to replace him. Quarterback Eric Dzwilewski quickly silenced any doubts and proved that he was more than up to the task.

December 09, 2010
  Fall Reviews:PDF files may take a moment to load

The Dinos have been busy this season with different teams providing their share of upsets, surprises, wins and disappointments. Some teams are done for the year while others are reaching the mid-way point of their seasons. This is how things look so far.

Men's basketball

Record: 6-7 (ranked ninth in Canada West)

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