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October 31, 2002
  Canadian complacency aids SyriaPDF files may take a moment to load

"I don't know even if he's dead, alive, tortured, punished, anything."

These are the terrified words of Monia Arar, whose husband, Maher Arar, has been languishing in a Syrian prison since late September. Maher Arar is a Canadian citizen who left his native land of Syria 16 years ago.

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October 31, 2002
  The Human GenomePDF files may take a moment to load

What if some one monopolized the information that could save your life, or the life of someone you care about? What if somebody would only give you this life altering information if you paid a ransom fee around $1,300? Our mighty friends south of the border are already doing this.

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October 31, 2002
  CJSW funding drive resultsPDF files may take a moment to load

CJSW's funding drive ended on Friday. Although the more than $140,000 pledged falls short of last year's total of $152,000, Station Manager Chad Saunders is pleased with the results.

"Last year, we were broadcasting at 200 watts. This year, we're at ten per cent of that licensed wattage, but 90 per cent of the money," said Saunders.

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October 31, 2002
  Weingarten's one-year reportPDF files may take a moment to load

How is the U of C doing these days? President Harvey Weingarten presented his own thoughts on the subject in his one-year report.

The report discusses issues Weingarten encountered in his first year in office, focusing on the University of Calgary's new academic plan, student enrolment and the budget. Its purpose, he said, is to communicate with the various groups of the university and community.

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