1999-02-11

    
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February 12, 1999
  Here come the hard hatsPDF files may take a moment to load

The Ford Edsel that is MacEwan Hall expansion is up and running. Again.
The project was cancelled in mid-December when the university administration failed to meet the construction company's deadline and approve the tendered bid. This came two weeks after the Students' Union pulled out of tuition consultation, though University of Calgary officials denied any connection between the two events.

February 12, 1999
  Five love stories for Valentine's DayPDF files may take a moment to load

1. Love Your Goals
Shannon tensed again as she threw up into the sink. Someone was going to come in here and think she was bulimic, she thought. But Shannon had nothing in common with those underweight, power-dressing, popular scenester types that had slipped ahead of her and...

February 12, 1999
  Academic Awareness WeekPDF files may take a moment to load

If you love learning, you'll love Academic Awareness Week.

Running from Feb. 8­12, the week will provide students and faculty with a chance to share their achievements with each other as well as the entire campus.

"We're here to learn," said Students' Union Vice-president Academic Toireasa Jespersen. "This is a week to display what the students and faculty have achieved."

February 12, 1999
  If you build it...PDF files may take a moment to load

A new building might be sprouting up on campus. No, it's not a ballroom-it's a temple of high technology.

An Alberta Government announcement on Tues., Feb. 9 solidified plans to involve the University of Calgary in a $51 million program to increase Alberta's technological output. The U of C won the lion's share of the funds, garnering almost $20.5 million. The University of Alberta also figured prominently in the funding scheme with almost $19 million.

February 12, 1999
  Is UBC in the house?PDF files may take a moment to load

In a highly political campaign, students at the University of British Columbia have voted to end their affiliation with the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations.

CASA, similar to the Canadian Federation of Students, is a national student organization that lobbies the Federal Government on behalf of students. CASA is a member-driven organization, of which the University of Calgary is part, that represents over 275,000 students.

February 12, 1999
  Clubs resolutions passPDF files may take a moment to load

The Clubs Committee may be in for a major makeover May 1, following this past week's Students' Legislative Council Meeting.

Tuesday's meeting saw three resolutions involving the Clubs Committee pass. While the resolutions are not binding bylaw changes, they could lead to potential bylaw changes that could be brought back before council at a later date.

The √ěrst resolution called for the elimination of the Clubs Committee Chair, with the Vice-president Operations and Finance assuming the position.

February 12, 1999
  Geer PowerPDF files may take a moment to load

If you plan on being in Detroit this May, you might want to stay off the roads. Engineering students from all over the world will be on hand for the Society of Automotive Engineers' annual Formula SAE competition. Yes, that means racecars.

February 12, 1999
  New journal unearthedPDF files may take a moment to load

Getting into grad school takes more than just grades-it takes recognition, the kind of recognition that Agrain can give students.

Agrain is a student-run journal that publishes undergraduate papers twice a year in the areas of archaeology, anthropology, geography and geology.

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