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February 08, 2001
  Meningitis threat avertedPDF files may take a moment to load

In light of recent meningitis cases, health officials are beginning a city-wide vaccination program.

Beginning Feb. 9, all Calgarians between the ages of 16-20 will be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis. University of Calgary students will receive their vaccination Thursday, Feb. 15 and Friday, Feb. 16 between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Students will need to bring proof of age and U of C student ID to the Olympic Volunteer Centre at MaMahon Stadium .

February 08, 2001
  Red-hot SU nominationsPDF files may take a moment to load

The nominations for next year's Students' Union opened Wednesday, Feb. 6. According to SU President Toby White, the chance to be a member of the SU is an opportunity no student should miss.

"I deÞnitely encourage students to pick up packages and run for any position they're interested in," said an enthused White, who went on to reminisce fondly about the day he got his nomination package.

February 08, 2001
  Bizzaro Sports: Vanhoorens pull a fast onePDF files may take a moment to load

Deep from the Gauntlet's disturbing archives is the first Bizzaro sports story. Please note, however, this is all made-up. The people in this story are real, but their actions and words are not. The purpose of this is humour so please take it as such. And to coach Vanhooren, his brother, Chris Harris and Whit Hornsberger: thank you in advance for taking this for what it should be--a hilarious parody of your existence.

-Gauntlet Sports Staff

February 08, 2001
  GSA voting to join "effective" lobby groupPDF files may take a moment to load

Graduate students at the University of Calgary are making powerful friends that undergraduate representatives aren't so happy about.

The University of Calgary Graduate Students' Association will soon vote on whether or not to join the graduate arm of the CFS, the National Graduate Council.

February 08, 2001
  Tuition up $141 next yearPDF files may take a moment to load

After four student attempts to amend the tuition increase amount, the University of Calgary's Board of Governors voted for a 3.7 per cent increase against the wishes of student BoG representatives.

As a result, students will pay an additional $141 per year for 10 courses. Graduate students will pay $159 more per term.

February 08, 2001
  DeVry's "duh"greePDF files may take a moment to load

The DeVry Institute of Technology was, until recently, famous for only one thing--truly awful TV commercials in which NASA gofers and helicopter pilots profess to be "serious about success." DeVry will now also be known as the first for-profit post-secondary institution in Canada to earn degree-granting status.

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