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March 06, 2003
  Morphine, The Best of MorphinePDF files may take a moment to load

The more you listen to it, the more you want to have sex.

Essentially, this is Morphine: a band that, since their inception in 1990, has exploited their trademark sound of baritone sax, two-string slide bass and its punk-blues roots in a way that encourages even the homeliest prudes to let their minds wander. It's the deep bass rumble that awakens the, well, baser instincts.

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March 06, 2003
  t.A.T.u., 200 Km/H in the Wrong LanePDF files may take a moment to load

Many people believe that with the demise of the Cold War, Russia, that once great super power, home of vodka and budget-priced nuclear weapons, could no longer bear any kind of threat to the Western World.

Please think again.

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March 06, 2003
  Do-it-yourself Homeland SecurityPDF files may take a moment to load

As it is widely known, the U.S. federal government recently advised Americans to be prepared for a possible biological or chemical terrorist attack. How does one defend against such insidious weapons of mass destruction? Apparently, with a roll of duct tape and some plastic sheeting.

March 06, 2003
  Medical procedure first in CanadaPDF files may take a moment to load

On Fri., Feb. 28 two doctors associated with the University's Faculty of Medicine performed a new combined technique to successfully treat an inoperable brain aneurysm for the first time in Canada.

Dr. John Wong and Dr. Mark Hudson performed intracranial stent placement and aneurysm treatment using Onyx-a unique liquid embolic agent-on a patient, working through only a small incision in the leg.

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March 06, 2003
  Fewer jobs for studentsPDF files may take a moment to load

Despite their shiny new home in the lower level of MacEwan Students' Centre, Career Services has seen a decline in the number of postings since September 2000. In 2002, full-time job postings were down 48.9 per cent while part-time postings had fallen by 54.5per cent.

On Tues., Mar. 4, Director of Career Services Craig Fortner, addressed the Students' Legislative Council on the realities of employment in a post September 11 economy.

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March 06, 2003
  Den safety questionsPDF files may take a moment to load

A fire alarm at the Den on Sat., Feb 22 caused some University of Calgary students to worry about their safety. Although about half the crowd left the bar immediately, several people remained in the bar and had to be told to leave by Den staff.

Questions were raised regarding the incident, particularly in the wake of the Rhode Island nightclub fire that resulted in the deaths of 98 club-goers.

Despite that isolated incident, the Students' Union continues to make drinking safer for Den patrons.

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March 06, 2003
  Onion notices U of C existsPDF files may take a moment to load

America's Finest News Source has noticed the University of Calgary.

A story that appeared in the Mar. 5, 2003 issue of the satirical newspaper the Onion and on its corresponding website theonion.com mentions the U of C.

"In an impressive display of the star's reach, a team of University of Calgary zoologists announced Monday the discovery of an Alaska-Yukon moose with a 'faint but definite' awareness of the career arc of Drew Barrymore," reads the story's lead.

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March 06, 2003
  Not everyone loves goldPDF files may take a moment to load

A roller coaster-like season for the men's hockey team came to an abrubt end this past weekend when the University of Alberta Golden Bears pummeled the Dinos in two straight games to win the best of three Mountain Division Final and advance to the Conference Final against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.

With 7-2 and 5-2 scores in favour of the Golden Bears, they made quick work of their noticably undermatched southern opponents in front of the rabid 3,534 fans who came out to witness the execution.

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