1999-10-21

    
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October 21, 1999
  A loss of biblical proportionsPDF files may take a moment to load

"And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance"
     - Romans 5:4

     The Alberta rivalry was reborn last Saturday as the University of Calgary Dinos football team ventured north to face off against the University of Alberta Golden Bears. Having already faced the Bears once this season and coming away with a win, the Dinos were eager for a victory. The win did not happen however and the team walked away with a loss.

October 21, 1999
  Dino soccer's last homestandPDF files may take a moment to load

The home season closed on a positive note for the Dinos women's soccer team last weekend.

The Dinos, who won the national title a year ago, are still battling for a playoff spot, and a win and tie against two highly regarded division rivals helped that battle significantly.

October 21, 1999
  Dinos send 'Cats home whimperingPDF files may take a moment to load

To use a tired sports cliché, the Dinos men's hockey team chewed up the Brandon University Bobcats over the Oct. 15-17 weekend, and spat the resulting bolus all the way back to rural Manitoba.

The Dinos started their season against a shaky Brandon squad that has never placed first in the conference. Nevertheless, the Dinos didn't take the Bobcats lightly.

"We knew we needed to win," said Dino's head coach Tim Bothwell. "We're in for a battle [this
season]."

October 21, 1999
  Dinos conquer westPDF files may take a moment to load

For the men's and women's cross country team, October 16 was a great day for a whirlwind tour of Western Canada and an even better day for a race in Victoria. The seven men and two women representing the University of Calgary, hopped on a plane early Saturday morning, flew to Edmonton, Vancouver and then Victoria (where they had a small stretch break), then back to Vancouver, on to Kelowna, back to Edmonton, and finally back to Calgary where they hopped off the plane 12 hours later.

October 21, 1999
  1999 Husky Dino CupPDF files may take a moment to load

Each October the University of Calgary hosts an event of epic magnitude. Renowned both locally and nationally, it attracts crowds like no other campus event. The images seen there will stand out in your mind for years to come.

No, I'm not talking about the Imaginus poster sale. I'm talking about the Husky Dino Cup.

October 21, 1999
  News briefs: truly, madly, brieflyPDF files may take a moment to load

Herald employees prepare for bargaining

The local union will continue bargaining with Calgary Herald employees on Tues., Oct. 12.

This decision was spurred by a strike vote of 82.5 per cent in favour of strike action.

"We welcome this last change to avoid a strike and make a deal that's satisfactory to both sides," said
Local Union President Andy Marshall. "We enter the talks with the belief a compromise is possible from both sides."

October 21, 1999
  Conference celebrates 70 years of personhoodPDF files may take a moment to load

The Famous Five would have been impressed.

Women and a few men of various ages and backgrounds came together last weekend for the Global Perspectives on Personhood: Rights and Responsibilities Conference, at the Rosza Centre 70 years after Canadian women were declared legal persons.

October 21, 1999
  CJSW Funding Drive starts this Friday, Oct. 23.PDF files may take a moment to load

It's time once again to open your wallets and show how much you love your campus radio station.

The last week of October is when CJSW traditionally holds its annual funding drive, and--surprise, surprise--1999 is no exception.

"This is our 15th funding drive," explained newly-hired Station Manager Jamie Frederick. "We started in 1985, which was our first year on FM."

October 21, 1999
  New rural social work program createdPDF files may take a moment to load

Beginning January 2000, the University of Calgary will offer the Bachelor of Social Work program to students in rural communities.

The BSW Access Division program is designed to meet the needs of aboriginal, remote and rural communities. Currently, no social work degree program emphasizes the situations remote communities face.

October 21, 1999
  The Myth of the golden applePDF files may take a moment to load

Remember the shiny red apples teachers used to get in grade school? Well, they're back--sort of. Nominations for teaching excellence awards began Oct. 12 and run until Nov. 5. During this time, students can fill out a form and nominate a professor.

"It's a nice surprise to get some acknowledgment for my work," said Engineering Professor Dr. I. Finvers. "Where I see it, in terms of my performance, it's nice to have a piece of hardware that says my work is good."

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