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March 04, 2004
  Local bands incite revolutionPDF files may take a moment to load

Calgary has been too quiet for too long. A corporate approved Celine Dion frequency numbs its victims with mediocrity. People shuffle to their classes and jobs, souls burden with the lead of lameness and a hollow echo in their hearts.

March 04, 2004
  Quiet DesperationPDF files may take a moment to load

I don't think it's ever going to be alright again."

Two years ago I found myself in a dark place that didn't seem to have a way out. I went through those motions I could manage and abandoned virtually everything else, convinced I was completely alone. I remember missing the deadline for an application to return to residence because I didn't want to leave my bed at three o'clock in the afternoon, sure that I wouldn't be returning to school the next year.

I had given up.

March 04, 2004
  Students running in electionPDF files may take a moment to load

Two University of Calgary students have launched bids to become Members of Parliament under the Green Party banner.

Danielle Roberts and Morgan DuFord, both members of the Campus Greens, will run in the upcoming federal election. Roberts, who is working toward a degree in earth science, emphasized the bid is aimed at increasing awareness for the Green Party.

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March 04, 2004
  Call this democracy?PDF files may take a moment to load

As a billow of white smoke rose from the secluded Gauntlet offices on the third floor of MacEwan Student Centre, a writ was put forward by the electorate: democracy doesn't work.

Moments after taking off his make-shift newspaper robe and Pope-inspired Mitre Hat, Editor-in-Chief candidate and son of the Dean of Communication and Culture, Rob Scherf, suffered a bitter and surprising defeat to Maker of Birdcow and current Production Editor Вen Li.

Li seemed calm when hearing the results.

March 04, 2004
  Union worried about jogsPDF files may take a moment to load

The campus branch of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is concerned, if not surprised, by a new fee for users of the Olympic Oval running track.

March 04, 2004
  A letter about lettersPDF files may take a moment to load

Editor, the Gauntlet,

Re: "Writing like a smart caveman" and "Gauntlet editorial provides foresight," Feb. 26, 2004,

Jennifer Davies' letter is so contrived it is almost certainly a put-up job by a friend of the complainee. Nevertheless, I chose to take it at face value so I could use it in my class as an example of defective logic (specifically, the concept that someone who complains about unclear writing must hate English).

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