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August 01, 2002
  The latest, greatest anti-depressantPDF files may take a moment to load

Last week, Gauntlet columnist Ruth Davenport analyzed the findings of a New York State University report on the psychological effects of exposure to semen on women. Despite our respect for Ms. Davenport's critical abilities, we in the AP department arrived at a slightly different conclusion.

August 01, 2002
  Commissioner remunerationPDF files may take a moment to load

During the Students' Legislative Council meeting on Tue., July 23, Academic Commissioner Gavin Preston brought forward the issue of commissioner remuneration.

Currently, vice-presidents and the president discuss the pay in a confidential process. According to su President Matt Stambaugh, they try to ensure equitable remuneration.

"I think the system is fair, but there is always room for improvement," said Stambaugh, who was a commissioner for two years before becoming president.

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August 01, 2002
  Be nice at the Info CommonsPDF files may take a moment to load

Ever get frustrated in the Information Commons by messy eaters, loud talkers and ringing cell phones? If so, a new Students' Code of Conduct is being created just for you.

The code was designed by Students' Academic Assembly and the Library, in response to many complaints at the Information Commons main desk.

August 01, 2002
  Honesty a saving gracePDF files may take a moment to load

Just as the Ebola virus equals death and Adolf Hitler equals evil, Canadian athlete surely equals steroid-riddled fiend--at least since 1988. That's Ben Johnson's grim legacy to this nation, and it's an image Canadian athletes have since done their best to escape.

August 01, 2002
  Bruce Springsteen, The RisingPDF files may take a moment to load

Only somebody Born in the USA could create such an honest CD in the wake of September 11. His first release with the E-Street Band since that 1984 hit, Bruce Springsteen is back showing is patriotism with songs written mainly in reaction to the terrorist attacks.

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August 01, 2002
  A deliberate and brutal attackPDF files may take a moment to load

Ariel Sharon has proved once again his sadistic lust for death and enmity towards peace.

Last Thursday, the Israeli leader authorized an air strike killing the military chief of the militant Hamas. The attack resulted in the slaughter of more than 15 civilians, nine of whom were children.

After receiving worldwide condemnation, Sharon began to backtrack, shifting blame on "misleading intelligence."

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August 01, 2002
  Greg Gilbert aims high for the fallPDF files may take a moment to load

Hey coach, will we make the playoffs this year? Greg Gilbert, Head Coach of the Calgary Flames is confident that the upcoming season will be better than the last one. Why? Consider a couple of reasons.

First, Gilbert is very confident because the Flames picked up a young player who could become a valuable addition to the Flames in the years to come. Gilbert is definitely content with this year's first round draft pick for the Calgary Flames.

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August 01, 2002
  Hargreaves past, present, futurePDF files may take a moment to load

"Calgary will always have a special place in my heart," says 21-year-old soccer star Owen Hargreaves.

Born and raised in Calgary, Owen discovered his love for soccer early on, when he played with his father and his brothers and tried to keep up with them.

"They were my idols then, but once I got into my teens, my goal was always to play in Europe."

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August 01, 2002
  Beth Orton, DaybreakerPDF files may take a moment to load

You wouldn't know it listening to Daybreaker, but Beth Orton once collaborated with the Chemical Brothers, adding volumes to their cutting-edge hard-techno sound. Orton's third release is an intricate mix of folk backdrops, piercingly melodic vocals and introspective lyrics, complemented at times with down-tempo atmospheres and synthesized transitions. In fact, Daybreaker's first single, "Concrete Sky," is only a superficial sample of the harmony and emotion.

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August 01, 2002
  Spacemonkeyz vs. Gorillaz, Laika Come HomePDF files may take a moment to load

Regardless of what the cover says, Laika Come Home is really a Spacemonkeyz album, so don't pick it up expecting to hear a lot of Gorillaz. Each and every Gorillaz track has been thoroughly remixed. For example, "Sunshine" is the only surviving word from the original track "Clint Eastwood," now under the name of "A Fistful of Peanuts" in it's remixed form. The track comes out sounding more like Bob Marley's "Sun is Shining" than anything by the Gorillaz--not that this is a bad thing.

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