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March 18, 2004
  The horrors of RwandaPDF files may take a moment to load

The commander of the United Nations mission in Rwanda during the 1994 Rwandan genocide is on a new mission.

Lieutenant-General (retired) Romeo Dallaire is speaking to the public about his experiences to increase awareness of the impact of war on children.

Interested Calgarians packed the auditorium of the W.R. Castell Central Library to capacity Wed., Mar. 10, with supporters sitting on the floor for a chance to hear Lt.-Gen. Dallaire speak. His presentation began with a standing ovation.

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March 18, 2004
  Right and left agreePDF files may take a moment to load

It was to be a battle of former political leaders as Preston Manning and Dr. Ken Nicol met in a public debate on democratic reform Tue., Mar. 16. The two prominent speakers addressed a crowd of roughly 70 people at the University of Calgary's Rozsa Centre, exploring the issues behind voter apathy and touching on electoral reform.

Those looking for a heated exchange were disappointed however, as the two put partisan politics aside for the evening and found themselves on common ground throughout the discussion.

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November 13, 2003
  War from a journalist's perspectivePDF files may take a moment to load

Seasoned foreign correspondent Matthew Fisher spoke on campus Wed., Nov. 12. Fisher was one of only two Canadian journalists to be embedded with an American combat unit during the recent campaign in Iraq. He has covered 29 wars, including conflicts in Rwanda, Chechnya, Somalia, the first Gulf War and, more recently, he was stationed with Canadian troops in Afghanistan.

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November 06, 2003
  Green Party leader on campusPDF files may take a moment to load

As a federal election draws closer, more practitioners of the art of politics become increasingly interested in the activity known as campaigning.

Green Party leader Jim Harris came to campus Fri., Oct. 31 to talk to student supporters about the party and the upcoming election.

"[It was] an absolutely fantastic event, with a great turnout," Harris said about his rendezvous, noting with pleasure "people are very concerned."

The party supports a left-wing platform based on four key points.

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