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September 06, 2012
  Dinos drive for five at McMahonPDF files may take a moment to load

Often, the concept of a winning culture is discussed when a team wins consistently. The axiom ‘winning begets winning’ speaks to this notion. It is difficult to precisely ascertain what a winning culture is, but when Blake Nill left St. Mary’s University in Halifax returning to the University of Calgary to become the head coach of the football team in 2006, a winning culture arrived with him.

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September 06, 2012
  A taste of Bitter MedicinePDF files may take a moment to load

Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental Illness is essentially what its title suggests — the impact it has on those who read it, however, expands far beyond the book’s pages. The deeply personal graphic novel tells the true story of a family struggling with the harsh realities of schizophrenia.

September 06, 2012
  The power of a social networkPDF files may take a moment to load

We’ve all left behind places we’ve loved for greater opportunities.

We all have a personal journey to take. Our journey is not bound by country, province, area code or city. It is in our hearts and our minds, and we will go to any measure to chase it until it is realized. Our journey often takes us far away from the special place we call home.

September 06, 2012
  A decision is finally reachedPDF files may take a moment to load

After months of consultation, debate and research, the University of Calgary has finally come to a decision to handle copyright dealings on their own and not sign Access Copyright and the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada’s model plan. The deadline to sign on to the agreement was September 1, 2012.

September 06, 2012
  Editorial: Canadian youth jilted in politicsPDF files may take a moment to load

The youth vote has traditionally been one with a low turnout. In America, they are aware of this, and during the presidential election both the Republicans and the Democrats are devoting part of their campaign to connecting with young voters. Typically defined as those 18–21, the ‘youth vote’ can also be anyone under 25.

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September 06, 2012
  New faces on the basketball courtPDF files may take a moment to load

Get ready for a new season of basketball as the University of Calgary women’s basketball team showcases a new head coach with olympic experience. After hosting the women’s final-eight national championships and upsetting the heavily favoured Regina Rams during the tournament, the women’s basketball team is looking to continue the progress made last season. The experience gained during the national championships will undoubtedly be a boon to the Dinos who entered nationals as the lowest seed in the tournament.

September 06, 2012
  How to accurately place the blamePDF files may take a moment to load

For the second time in eight years, the most important NHL battle is taking place not on the ice, but in boardrooms. Although public opinion is largely on the players’ side at the moment, it is inevitable that if — or more accurately, when — games are lost, impatient fans will begin to shift their blame. The same rhetoric will emerge: how the players get paid millions to play a game and the never ending chicken and egg arguments about whether the players or owners make the game possible.

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