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April 03, 2003
  CJSW's new broadcast towerPDF files may take a moment to load

The CBC tower on Broadcast Hill will be broadcasting a new signal next month. Our own venerable campus and community radio station, CJSW, is hijacking the CBC tower for their own sake.

The new setup is expected to become operational sometime next month. Already, the station has ordered its new transmitter; studio translator link equipment for getting the signal from campus to the tower; and the one necessary part to keep the CJSW signal separate from the CBC signal.

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April 03, 2003
  Smoke-free Den?PDF files may take a moment to load

As the University of Calgary continues efforts to reduce cigarette smoking on campus, the Students' Union considers the fate of smokers in the Den and Black Lounge. Under new Calgary bylaws, once an establishment declares itself to be non-smoking, it cannot revert to a smoking environment.

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April 03, 2003
  Booted journalists no surprisePDF files may take a moment to load

Before the war began, a lot of us had a bad feeling about the concept of embedded journalism. This past week, as the military started expelling journalists from their respective units, a collective "I told you so" could be heard from the anti-embedding camp. But really, what did Geraldo expect?

April 03, 2003
  bob ross, helluva guyPDF files may take a moment to load

sunday ritual on pbs: the joy of bob ross. midge, arthritic legs swung over the arm of her lazy-boy, i sat at her elbow. we lived for this: bob ross creating order in the world between newcasts, we watched his hands tap and brush, ten inch afro, greying. happy valley, happy pine. he was a hero, always. no sunset without golden rays, no lakefront without tongue lapping waves. with bob ross in charge the world sang the womb of eden, no false strokes, we were heaven bound.

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April 03, 2003
  A NapPDF files may take a moment to load

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fingers intertwine

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[caught]

in hot damp matts

Surr arms ounding

frozen

in the act of

pulling

impossiblycloser

nosenose

and shared

breaths

inhale

d

newly thicken

ed

a i r

bLrEaGiSd

skin sticky

PIECE

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April 03, 2003
  At NightPDF files may take a moment to load

You roll over and expose

The vulnerable landscape:

Notch rocks in the river, flowing

Under brittle islands,

Down through twin curves

Dusted in cold.

And I'm so easy ready

With toy daggers

retracting on the crust.

And failing,

To dig you out

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April 03, 2003
  Elegy for Grain DustPDF files may take a moment to load

sudden brown shoulderbrushed with watch cough and snort. flag at full mast incessantly hum buildings and traffic. wrought iron

petroleum leaves fall and covered in the

in the most. in the most viscous liquid

exempting only clouds exhausted on wheat fields with a hair cut.growing bread for the breaking

shirt off back

old men getting sunburns in september

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April 03, 2003
  ShellPDF files may take a moment to load

1. the bond is a force that holds atoms together within a molecule. these bonds are electric in nature.

our eyes are drawn

to the sharp ridge

dividing the snow covered

south slope from the

steep dark rock of

the north though omitted

from view the sun

casts a yellow glow

on the blue white

light of the mountain

as our thoughts drift

up the fissures in

ice to the peak

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April 03, 2003
  BethlehemPDF files may take a moment to load

Joseph had hoped this night would be quiet. It seemed to him that shifts like those were becoming pleasant surprises when they happened.

"Zimmerman!"

The sound of his captain's voice shook him.

"You'll be on your own for a while. I've got orders to head back to the barracks. Stay alert." With that, Joseph's captain had turned and faded off toward where the jeep was parked.

"Stay alert?" he thought, "there isn't a Jew in this half of the world who isn't always alert."

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