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November 09, 2000
  Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, Dinos go down to UBCPDF files may take a moment to load

For a bunch of likeable, fun-loving guys it was unusual to see them shutout for a whole weekend. For the boys it all started with a Thunderbird defence that was more determined than a Catholic school girl who had just gotten a sermon from the pope. Calgary went into last weekend's Canada West championships at the University of Lethbridge with flair and determination, hoping to pull off an upset against tough teams from the west coast.

November 09, 2000
  News BriefsPDF files may take a moment to load

Stockwell's signed suit supplies sustenance
Last Friday's Winnipeg Blue Bombers football game drew record food bank donations from fans who wanted a chance to win Stockwell Day's famous wetsuit. The contest, conducted by Manitoba produce supplier Peak of the Market, resulted in food donations totalling 86,650 lbs, up from 56,980 lbs last year. Half the amount came from fans while the other half was a matching donation by the supplier.

November 09, 2000
  "A paradise war never touched"PDF files may take a moment to load

Imagine you're lying on a white sandy beach underneath a hot island sun when you suddenly realize you're just lying on fish poop. This offhand comment by Calgary Zoo Conservation Outreach Department head Brian Keating set the tone for his lecture, "Aquatic Serengeti" on Thurs., Nov. 2.

November 09, 2000
  Sex, drugs and booze, oh myPDF files may take a moment to load

It's a common notion that university is devoted to sex, drugs, alcohol and the occasional lecture. And organizers of Nasty Things Week thought what better way to involve students than an awareness week full of their favourite things?

The University of Calgary Students' Union is sponsoring Nasty Things Week from Nov. 8-10, a "catch-all" awareness week according to SU Vice-president Events Alix d'Archangelo.

November 09, 2000
  Wing and a prayerPDF files may take a moment to load

When someone asks what they should do for the rest of their life, often they receive "do what you love" as an answer. Fourth-year student of International Business, Wing S. Lau just received a $3,000 scholarship for doing exactly that.

November 09, 2000
  U of A researchers and killer T-cellsPDF files may take a moment to load

Just four and a half months after University of Alberta researchers made headlines in international medical news, they've done it again.

U of A professors recently announced a breakthrough discovery in the workings of the body's immune system, which has applications in treatment of cancer,
organ transplants and auto-immune diseases like diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis.

November 09, 2000
  How to vote 101PDF files may take a moment to load

It's election time again. Are you among the 20 million registered voters?

According to Elections Canada media contact Andrea Marantz, those registered will receive a personalized Voter Information Card in the mail.
"By the end of [the] week, you should have received your VIC," said Marantz. "It will have the address and hours of the polling station [and] the name and address of the returning officer for your polling district."

November 09, 2000
  Med clinic gets outta FoothillsPDF files may take a moment to load

Parking at the Foothills Hospital is considered by some to be the 13th Herculean task, and no one knows it more than the regular patients at the family medical clinic there.

November 09, 2000
  Little Nicky hell to watchPDF files may take a moment to load

Adam Sandler made some great comedies. With his friend Tim Herlihy, Sandler wrote and starred in comedic masterpieces like Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, The Waterboy and Big Daddy. However, this time out with Little Nicky, they missed the mark by a long shot.

November 09, 2000
  This Girl Next Door is no fantasyPDF files may take a moment to load

The Girl Next Door is a documentary that is so well done, and such an eye-opener that you have no choice but to sit up and take notice. The film follows porn star Stacey Valentine, also known in real life as Stacey Brooks. Throughout the course of one year of her life, the audience is privy to her many difficult moments, as well as the effects the industry has upon her.

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