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October 04, 2001
  Iraqi sanctions ignoredPDF files may take a moment to load

The Gulf War ended over 11 years ago, but to this day sanctions are still in place against Iraq that cause enormous suffering.

A touchy subject at the best of times, the Iraqi plight has been further overshadowed by the terrorist attacks in America on September 11.

October 04, 2001
  CHAPS in CowtownPDF files may take a moment to load

Though breakthroughs in health sciences are commonplace at the University of Calgary, it now boasts an innovation of a different kind.

The Centre for Health and Policy Studies recently opened at the U of C Health Sciences Centre at Foothills Hospital. CHAPS was concieved as a health-care issues think-tank focused on all aspects of the field.

October 04, 2001
  Microanalyzer means megafunPDF files may take a moment to load

Though few University of Calgary students dream of ever seeing an electron superprobe microanalyser, those who do are one step closer to a dream come true.

Such a device is the latest addition to the technological arsenal of the U of C Department of Geology and Geophysics.

October 04, 2001
  Education for athletes and allPDF files may take a moment to load

The quest for athletic success may bring medals and glory, but it has a dark side as well.

Research commonly indicates high-level athletes are a high risk group when it comes to developing disordered eating patterns. This was the topic addressed by the National Sport Centre Calgary in the first instalment of their new lecture series, entitled "Psyched at Noon."

October 04, 2001
  The aftermath of horrorPDF files may take a moment to load

For those who survived the horrific tragedy and unbearable torment of Yugoslavia's recent conflict, there is a possibility for hope and rejuvenation.

October 04, 2001
  University educators euphoric over EULEPDF files may take a moment to load

Developing inquiring minds is the new mission of the University of Calgary. Now that the university has been established as one of the few research-based institutes in Canada, there is a need to determine exactly what this will mean for students.

Enter EULE, otherwise known as Enhancing the Undergraduate Learning Experience project. Developed by the office of the Vice-President Academic, EULE heralds several changes for the U of C.

October 04, 2001
  AND FOR OUR NEXT TRICK...PDF files may take a moment to load

On an afternoon like any other, two University of Calgary students made a foray into the world of crime fighting.

Lucas Ferguson and Chris Boulanger witnessed a bank robbery at the Varsity branch of the CIBC on Mon., Oct 1 and followed the fleeing suspect until Calgary Police arrived on scene.

October 04, 2001
  Cyberterror and Civil RightsPDF files may take a moment to load

Passing anti-terror legislation in the United States is much simpler now. Anything that prevents future attacks is seen as the right answer. However, the effects of some new laws reach further than expected. Activites previously regarded as a benefit to society are now in danger of being labelled as terrorist crimes, especially in the realm of computer security.

I am not a terrorist.

October 04, 2001
  Quality theatre for the poor peanut galleryPDF files may take a moment to load

By blending the classics with lesser-known, groundbreaking dramas, Dr. Barry Yzereef has made this Department of Drama's season the most promising in recent history.

Newly appointed as the department's artistic director, Yzereef played an important role in constructing the new season by weighing the different objectives of the department.

"It's a really delicate balance of satisfying the subscription base along with satisfying the educational needs of our young artists," says Yzereef.

October 04, 2001
  Flirting with famePDF files may take a moment to load

A couple of weeks ago, after finally managing to get my co-worker Dan to cover for me at work--thanks to some persuasive rhetoric and ol' Dan's merciful heart--I was set out to interview David Usher, one of Canada's premiere rock stars. Talking to Usher made me realize why we envy rock stars to begin with.


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