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March 22, 2012
  Age of no consentPDF files may take a moment to load

You have never had consensual sex. The sex you have now is not consensual, nor will you ever have consensual sex so long as you continue to live as you do. Rape, sexual abuse and assault are merely the tip of a sexually violent iceberg. Given the direness of our present circumstances-- the inherent barbarism of the social, economic, political, religious, academic and cultural corrals into which we are captured and contained-- it is fair to claim that it is impossible for anyone to adequately consent to sexual activity in the present.

March 22, 2012
  Greenlite arts festivalPDF files may take a moment to load

A film isn't something that can be slapped together in a couple of days with only a camera, a Macbook and grim determination-- unless you are competing in NUTV's 48-Hour Eco Film Challenge, of course.

March 22, 2012
  Editorial: The woes of Quebec studentsPDF files may take a moment to load

"Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone." So sang Joni Mitchell. In the case of striking Quebec post-secondary students, they didn't realize how good they had things until the government tried to change it. Even now Quebec students fail to realize that with the changes things are pretty good.

March 22, 2012
  Hunger Awareness WeekPDF files may take a moment to load

On March 31, students volunteered in shelters and food banks across the city to learn about emergency food in Calgary. This initiative was part of a day of service organized by the U of C's second annual Hunger Awareness Week. Above, volunteers prepare sandwiches for Spread the Love's sandwich-making event. Hunger week is a partnership by the Students' Union, Campus Food Bank, and the Centre for Community-Engaged Learning and Meal Exchange Calgary.

March 22, 2012
  Buzzing for community developmentPDF files may take a moment to load

Community organization and selfless dedication are the traits of the honeybee. The Calgary Hive Mentality Project aims to provide this perspective by hosting educators from across North America to address the importance of bees as a conduit for community development.

The speaker series began on March 16 with Kirk Anderson, one of the founders of North America's largest urban beekeepers' association, and Los Angeles's most wanted swarm catcher.

March 22, 2012
  University to impose motorcycle parking feePDF files may take a moment to load

Motorcyclists will no longer enjoy free parking on campus starting this summer, when the University of Calgary implements new fees for motorcycle parking.

Starting July 1, motorcycles parked on campus will require a permit, said U of C director of parking and transportation services Susan Austen.

The change attempts to regulate where motorcycles park on campus. "We've been having a lot of issues with people parking anywhere," she said.

March 22, 2012
  U of C to increase Aboriginal student enrolmentPDF files may take a moment to load

Last month, University of Calgary provost and vice-president academic Dru Marshall announced new strategies for increasing Aboriginal students' enrolment at the U of C.

"The Aboriginal recruitment and enrolment strategy will be a cross-cutting initiative, and will be set across campus," said Marshall.

Marshall is planning campus consultation on this issue next year, talking to students and professors to gather ideas about how to accomplish this goal.

March 22, 2012
  UFC is coming to CalgaryPDF files may take a moment to load

There is no doubt about it, the Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White is a people pleaser. On a last-minute ruse, he decided to join UFC director of Canadian operations Tom Wright on a trip to Calgary to announce big news for Canadian mixed martial arts fans.

March 22, 2012
  Battle without the DinosPDF files may take a moment to load

The 50th instalment of the CIS championship took place from March 22-25 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. This will be the second year in a row that the very skillful and reigning champions, the University New Brunswick Varsity Reds, will host teams from across the nation.

The University of Calgary Dinos played their heart and soul out against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies, but lost in a decisive heartbreaking game three in triple overtime and will not be returning to the tournament this year.

March 22, 2012
  Dinos finish season strong at the JackPDF files may take a moment to load

It is the time of year when the snow begins to melt and signs of spring start to show. It is also the time when basketball kicks into high gear. March Madness has hit Calgary and the women's University of Calgary Dinos hosted the Final 8 tournament from March 17-19.


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