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March 06, 2003
  New scholarship requirementsPDF files may take a moment to load

Students vying for scholarships may soon face a different set of challenges. The Academic Awards Committee of the General Faculties Council decided to recommend to the University of Calgary Board of Governors that students taking eight half courses per year should be eligible for scholarships, down from nine.

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March 06, 2003
  Track and field success at Canada WestPDF files may take a moment to load

They came, they saw, and they did pretty much what they planned to do.

There were no surprises for the track and field team at an unremarkable Canada West Championships with the women and men taking second and third respectively.

"We realistically did all that we could," said pentathlete Samantha Anderson, who got two silvers and two bronzes at the meet. "Saskatchewan got us in the fourth, fifth, and sixth positions--they have way more depth than we do."

March 06, 2003
  Forget tuition, use admission policies to keep the riff raff outPDF files may take a moment to load

On Tue.., Mar. 4, the Calgary Herald enticed its citywide readership with the headline, "U of C applications jump 25%." That same day, my stepfather remarked, "Why do all these kids want to go to your school?"

I laughed.

Then I tried to think of an answer other than "it's convenient."

March 06, 2003
  The true value of an educationPDF files may take a moment to load

Editor, the Gauntlet,

Re: "Tuning Out," Feb. 13, 2003.

James Keller's arguments on student discontent vs. responsibility are totally sound, but lead to the question of whether the group or the individual is greater than the other, or whether there should be a balance between the two.

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March 06, 2003
  Flames HockeyPDF files may take a moment to load

Tonight's 5–4 overtime Flames victory over the New Jersey Devils was strange, considering the two teams are heading in completely opposite directions.

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March 06, 2003
  Calla, TelevisePDF files may take a moment to load

Televise is the fourth album from New York City's Calla--ten achingly beautiful songs dealing with the arrows and misfortunes of life in the Big Apple. It would be fair to say that Calla are currently relatively unknown, but this album will surely change that.

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