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December 01, 2011
  Haskayne creates strategic planPDF files may take a moment to load

The Haskayne school of business has created a new strategic plan. Within the next five years, Haskayne plans to be one of the top five business schools, in line with the U of C's strategic plan to be in the top five research universities by 2016.

December 01, 2011
  Pulling out, yet needing protectionPDF files may take a moment to load

Canadian environment minister Peter Kent is currently meeting with the international community to discuss climate change at the Durban Conference. On the agenda is the future of the Kyoto Protocol. The international agreement to reduce carbon emissions is set to expire next year and Russia, Japan and Canada have said they will not negotiate any further contracts. There is even speculation that Canada will pull out of the accord entirely.

December 01, 2011
  Spun: Lyrical MilitantPDF files may take a moment to load

Well, I definitely shouldn’t have read Lyrical Militant’s press package claiming that he was straight out of the mean streets of Winnipeg. Actually, I shouldn’t have looked at the sleeve the CD came in either. The pictures on the front are so incoherently juxtaposed that they strip away any artistic merit I could afford to give him, and the self-indulgent photo on the back just looks like a guy trying to hustle me into a used car. That shouldn’t mean the music is terrible though, right? Wrong.

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December 01, 2011
  Spun: Nans & Nat PDF files may take a moment to load

Think back to the days of '90s pop music- bubbly tunes, catchy choruses, and a plethora of "I like you, you like me" lyrical themes. Nans & Nat's debut album, The Right Words, is a variation on these themes that satisfies my bubblegum pop cravings, but its potency is most effective in small doses.

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December 01, 2011
  Spun:Markéta IrglováPDF files may take a moment to load

When she was 18 years old, Markéta Irglová won an Oscar for composing the theme of the movie Once. She continued to perform with a co-star from the film as part of a group called The Swell Season. Now 23, Markéta Irglová has released her first solo album, Anar.

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December 01, 2011
  Book review: DadolescencePDF files may take a moment to load

As children, we can be hard on our parents. In our minds and in accordance with stereotypes, parents are supposed to never falter and be without weaknesses. As Dadolescence proves, however, this childish idealization of our parents is false.

December 01, 2011
  A new day for Sunshine RadioPDF files may take a moment to load

Remember in junior high, when you and some friends decided to start a band? Remember how you lasted about three months before breaking up? That is the case for most young bands, but not for Sunshine Radio. With three of its members fresh out of high school and the other a sophomore at Mount Royal University, this group brings together youth and experience in a wholly unique way.

December 01, 2011
  Watch me movePDF files may take a moment to load

"It moved! It was alive!" exclaims French animator, comic writer and Academy Award nominee Sylvain Chomet in the foreword of the book The World History of Animation. He recalls a time when he was a young cartoonist working in London, illustrating commercials during the day while working on his own projects in the evening.

December 01, 2011
  Flirting online helps boost self-esteemPDF files may take a moment to load

The popularity of the new social media site LikeALittle has skyrocketed after popping onto the University of Calgary scene last year. The site, which encourages users to "flirt anonymously with students on your campus," has given students the means to procrastinate on essays, waste their Friday nights and avoid talking to peers in real life.

Recent English graduate Sandra Thompson said, despite having graduated, she hangs out on campus as much as she can in hopes of being noticed.

December 01, 2011
  Fuel for Gold opens in MacHallPDF files may take a moment to load

Nutritous food options in MacHall have always been a concern for students. With options like Pizza 73, Tim Hortons and A&W, students are not always getting the nutrients they need.

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