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April 04, 2002
  The ABCs of BSDPDF files may take a moment to load

Maurice Yacowar left two legacies at the University of Calgary-one well-known and loved and one well-known.

Not only is the former Dean of Fine Arts the founder of the Gauntlet, he is also credited as the co-creator of Bermuda Shorts Day.

April 04, 2002
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Do movies affect our perceptions of reality? University of Calgary students Ira Wells and Jordan Petty spoke with Dr. Malek Khouri, a Communications and Culture professor and the U of C's Film Studies Coordinator, about their thoughts on sexuality, war and the profit motive in Hollywood.

Ira Wells: Pierre Trudeau once said that the state has no place in the nation's bedrooms. Films, though, are definitely in people's bedrooms--do you think that movies influence sexuality, and sexual practices?

April 04, 2002
  Stambaugh on the brinkPDF files may take a moment to load

An otherwise innocuous question sparked a debate at the April 2 Students' Legislative Council meeting that brought the membership of Students' Union Operations and Finance Commissioner Matt Stambaugh on SLC in question.

Operations and Finance Commissioner Mark Counsell asked Vice-President Op-Fi Natasha Dhillon about Stambaugh's attendance for the semester.

April 04, 2002
  And this is governance?PDF files may take a moment to load

It's the latest in a series of what can only be described as confusion emanating from our Students' Union. The general election may soon go the review board, and there is an outside possibility that the entire election could be overturned.

That is, quite simply, a giant waste of time. So, if you're already fairly disenchanted with the SU, stop reading right here--you don't need any more fuel for that fire.

April 04, 2002
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Natalie Schwartz of the women's volleyball team won Rookie of the Year honours at the 35th edition of Night of the Dino. This is how our interview started.

Gauntlet: "First of all, how has winning the Rookie of the Year trophy changed your life? I mean I see people coming up to you in the hallways, you're a star."

Schwartz: "Besides people saying 'congratulations,' not a whole lot."

Gauntlet: "Are you going to try to use the recognition to better the University of Calgary campus?"

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