1998-12-03

    
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December 05, 1998
  MAI okay?PDF files may take a moment to load

Wednesday,Nov. 18: the International Day of Action against the Multilateral Agreement on Investment. How many of you knew? How many of you cared?

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December 05, 1998
  Buy thisPDF files may take a moment to load

As I was walking through MacEwan Hall, I was approached by someone dressed completely in black. She gave me a piece of paper marked with the familiar eyeball embedded in a pyramid that appears on the back of the American one-dollar bill. This had a vague meaning to me.

Nov. 27 was dedicated to curbing consumer spending in order to show corporate whores who really controls the market; the consumers. The day was also to show big business that it can't continually feed us pop culture and expect us to buy it all.

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December 05, 1998
  Not simply a gender issuePDF files may take a moment to load

Editors, the Gauntlet
Re: More than a Ribbon, Nov. 26, 1998,

Marc Lepine is "one idiot with a gun" contrary to Ms. McNaughton's assertion. Is Lepine a product of our society as McNaughton says?

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December 05, 1998
  The times, they aren't a-changin'PDF files may take a moment to load

When the dust finally settles, 1998 will go largely unnoticed in the history books. The turn of the new millennium and its inflated significance will be what matters. Where were you when we hit the year 2000? It will be the question that arises at parties when everyone gets nostalgic after knocking back a few bottles of Le Piat D'or.

December 04, 1998
  SU pulls out of tuition consultationPDF files may take a moment to load

The Students' Union has voted to pull out of tuition consultation with the University of Calgary administration. The decision was made at Tuesday night's Students' Legislative Council meeting where council voted 14­1 in favour of withdrawing from the consultation in an attempt to stop a maximum tuition increase this year. The resolution was moved by SU President Paul Galbraith and seconded by External Commissioner Rob South.

December 04, 1998
  SU goes to courtPDF files may take a moment to load

For those of you who thought the controversy surrounding the Reform Party on Campus was over, think again.

On Fri., Nov. 28 the RPOC filed an application with Alberta Court of Queens Bench for a Judicial Review of the University of Calgary Students' Union's decision to withhold club privileges from the Reform club. A Judicial Review deals with issues of administrative justice and is not a civil trial.

December 04, 1998
  Recruiting in CanadaPDF files may take a moment to load

Legendary coach Pat Summit clenched her thighs, bracing against the next contraction . "I am not leaving until I get an answer!" she proclaimed. Summit was in the middle of a recruiting visit, she had flown halfway across the country, nine months pregnant, to recruit this woman for her University of Tennessee Volunteers Basketball Team; Labour or no labour, she was determined to succeed.

December 04, 1998
  A novel ideaPDF files may take a moment to load

"We're poking a finger in the eye of Maclean's!" Andrew Sherriff, Associate Editor & Special Advisor of Innovations: A Journal of Politics, triumphantly stated. "[Innovations] is an innovative venture that they don't notice!"

A new annual journal called Innovations was launched at the University of Calgary on Wed., Dec. 2 amidst a crowd feasting on wine and cheese.

Innovations is a compilation of political articles written by graduate students from all over the world.

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