2003-05-15

    
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May 15, 2003
  Oscar, meet EddiePDF files may take a moment to load

The party of the year. The place to see and be seen. A great fucking time. There are a million and one ways to describe the Big Rock Eddies and none will ever do them justice.

May 15, 2003
  Fresh meatPDF files may take a moment to load

Coming off a rebuilding year that saw them host their first playoff game in ten years, the Dinos men's basketball team is continuing to improve over the off-season.

Head Coach Dan Vanhooren recently added top prospect Brendan Groat to his roster and landed local legend Wayne Thomas as an assistant coach.

May 15, 2003
  The almighty PlanPDF files may take a moment to load

University of Calgary President Dr. Harvey Weingarten all but be-moaned the sorry state of the university as family and friends of this year's graduates gathered to celebrate their accomplishments at convocation last week.

May 15, 2003
  Circle Jerked:PDF files may take a moment to load

In order to understand this story, one must first know the setting.

There is a war going on right now, one being fought all over the world. It is being waged against spammers, people who are the reason you dare not go more than a day or two without checking your email. But why all the fuss, why are the anti-spam allies up in arms?

May 15, 2003
  Hacks think they know hockeyPDF files may take a moment to load

Well, we sure screwed the pooch with our first round predictions. A collective 6 for 16 on teams we deemed worthy of advancement doesn't put us in good stead heading into the homestretch, but hell, we write for the paper and sports are always slow over the summer.

So here goes.

The NHL has whittled the field down to a final "elite" four. A baffling four to be sure--at least in the Western Conference. So, rather than pick series and Stanley Cup champs, we'll examine the strengths and weaknesses of each team.

May 15, 2003
  Race for Prime Minister already over?PDF files may take a moment to load

Will Paul Martin be the next Prime Minister? Most Calgary news journals and programs would have you believe as much.

Why bother inform the public of John Manley's platform, or of the fast approaching PC leadership competition? Does anyone actually care to read about candidates that have no bearing on the country's fate?

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May 15, 2003
  ConvocationPDF files may take a moment to load

May 8, 2003 convocation. Students graduated with degrees from Environmental Design, Graduate Studies, Law, Medicine, Social Sciences and Social Work. Ninety-two new doctors (above) were among the graduates, and the Order of the University of Calgary was presented to the Faculty of Medicine's Dr. Eldon R. Smith. Local historian Trudy E. Cowan received an honourary Doctor of Laws degree.

May 15, 2003
  March and April busy for fuzzPDF files may take a moment to load

In March and April, Campus Security dealt with incidents including trespassers, theft, and alcohol poisoning.

In March, a few transients arrived on campus by LRT. One intoxicated man fell shortly after leaving the C-Train station, resulting in a cut on his forehead. He was provided with first aid and sent to hospital. Another intoxicated man was charged with trespassing after a female staff member complained of being chased out of the Library.

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May 15, 2003
  New scholarships for studentsPDF files may take a moment to load

The General Faculties Council is expected to approve 12 new undergraduate academic awards, and 14 new graduate awards at their Thu., May 15 meeting. Values for the undergraduate scholarships range from $200 to a full year's tuition, while graduate scholarships range in value from $300 to $6,000.

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May 15, 2003
  Lost and not foundPDF files may take a moment to load

Students and others on campus may be disappointed that their lost possessions will no longer be guarded. Because of campus-wide budget downsizing, Campus Security has stopped collecting found items valued at $1,000 or less, according to Campus Security Manager Lanny Fritz.

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