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November 01, 2001
  Pen vs. swordPDF files may take a moment to load

Relations between the military and the media have become lively in the wake of the September 11 attacks and the resulting "War on Terror." However, according to Lorne Gunter of the Edmonton Journal, the eventual nature of this relationship remains to be seen.

Gunter, a columnist at the Journal, gave a talk hosted by the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies entitled The Media-Military Relationship, Friends or Foes? The talk took place on Thu., Oct. 25 in the MacKimmie Library Tower, and between 35 and 40 attended.

November 01, 2001
  Living through the HolocaustPDF files may take a moment to load

There are pieces of history that leave an enduring footprint on those who survive.

On Fri., Oct. 26, Auschwitz survivor Sigmund Sobolewski came to the University of Calgary to deliver a lecture titled "Implications of the Holocaust."

November 01, 2001
  OUT IN THE COLDPDF files may take a moment to load

Classes could end a little too early for Mount Royal College students this semester.

MRC faculty called a strike vote for Nov. 15 after negotiations with the MRC Board of Governors ended late on Tue., Oct. 30. The faculty could go on strike as early as Nov. 19 if the strike vote succeeds.

According to Mount Royal Faculty Association President Jerre Paquette, the decision to call the strike vote was made after the faculty met with the board three times this week with no new developments.

November 01, 2001
  Remake even worse than originalPDF files may take a moment to load

You don't have to be a genius to figure this one out. A family inherits the house of their late Uncle Cyrus, who had the uncanny hobby of capturing violent ghosts and storing them in his basement. The rest is pretty clear cut.

November 01, 2001
  More Pop, less Sub from The ShinsPDF files may take a moment to load

There was a time when bell-bottoms, The Smiths and The Replacements ruled the world. Just as bell-bottoms have come back as "flared" pants, the sound of retro has been reborn through The Shins.

June 19 saw the release of The Shins major-label debut titled Oh Inverted World. The disc is 11 tracks of old school pop that forces your head to bounce. You can definitely hear influences such as The Cure or Suede coming through on tracks like the absolutely delicious "Girl Inform Me."

November 01, 2001
  Shocking the industryPDF files may take a moment to load

Michelle Shocked is not an easy individual to control. She is unrestrained in her music, her career and even in talking to me. Rarely do artists attempt to take control of a conversation so blatantly as Shocked does.

I call the Texas-born singer/songwriter at her home in L.A., where she lives between tour dates. Otherwise, she's based out of New Orleans, where she inhabits a party pad in the French Quarter.

"Is that like shameless Rock Star behaviour?" she asks with a laugh.

November 01, 2001
  Calgary's punk child returnsPDF files may take a moment to load

Tour and they will come.

That's the strategy so far for Calgary's Belvedere, who've spent the last five years establishing a fan base across North America. The four-piece melodic hardcore-punk act know that as an indie label band, the only real way to get people to turn on to their music is to make it happen live.

November 01, 2001
  Comedy and LSDPDF files may take a moment to load

"It takes two years to get five minutes of good material."

This has been the motto of comedian/actor Vanessa Hollings-head since she started doing stand-up at the age of 12. If time is any indicator, she has to be good.

November 01, 2001
  Horoscopes By Clancy Russel and Phoenix SidneyPDF files may take a moment to load

Ed. Note: The North Star today is not the North Star of 2000 years ago. As a result, the dates of the zodiac have changed, and while most astrologists refuse to acknowledge this, AP has decided to break with tradition and adopt the modern dates for the zodiac. In addition, our astronomy expert has informed us that there is a 13th sign, Ophiuchus. Make sure to check the dates, so you read the right sign.

Aries (April 17-May 11)


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