1998-11-19

    
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November 20, 1998
  ... going three times: Sold!PDF files may take a moment to load

"The Impression That I Get" is a catchy but insightful tune rolling across the airwaves right now, written by a band called the Mighty Mighty Bosstones. Take a sample of the lyrics: I'm not a coward I've just never been tested / I like to think that if I was I would pass. And how about: Has it ever come down to do or die? / You got to rise above the rest.

November 20, 1998
  And the award for best misdirector goes to...PDF files may take a moment to load

In a frantic attempt to meet the Academy Awards deadline for best picture and beat out Saving Private Ryan, some really horrible sequels are being rushed in under the wire this week. Pathetic attempts to rehash already bad movies, with even worse sequels, are causing movie-goers to roll their eyes as they gear up for another mediocre flick on the International Silver Screen that finished filming this week.

November 20, 1998
  Drooling, snoring and chem classPDF files may take a moment to load

Due to a horrifying swing catastrophe, the Professor and Dr. Brain are unable to join us this week for Wild University. Instead, their protégé in training has a take on university professors.

November 20, 1998
  The CFI moneyland expressPDF files may take a moment to load

Research prospects at the University of Calgary have improved to the tune of $2 million.

The money was awarded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, an organization formed in 1997 by the federal government with a five-year plan to invest $800 million toward strengthening Canada's capability for research.

"Its purpose is to invest in infrastructure programs at universities, colleges and hospitals and to help strengthen their capacity to do world class research," said Communications Advisor Pierre Normand.

November 20, 1998
  Ranked againPDF files may take a moment to load

You are attending one of the worst universities in the country. At least that's what the Maclean's annual University Ranking issue released Nov. 16 suggests.

The University of Calgary placed 12th out of 15 in the overall rankings for medical/doctoral schools-a small step up from last year's 13th place finish.

November 19, 1998
  Arriving in glass slippersPDF files may take a moment to load

Robin Slot and his motley squad of girls arrived at the Victoria Laurel Point Inn Wednesday evening for check-in. It had been raining steadily on the island for over a month and the soccer team was dying for a reprieve from the downpour. All they wanted was a good night's sleep before their first round national championship battle with Dalhousie the next day.

"I don't know what you're trying to pull, mister. The only reservation we have is for the University of Alberta Pandas."

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