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June 08, 2004
  The bitterest defeatPDF files may take a moment to load

SYDNEY-At the final buzzer, we watched and mourned. The Tampa Bay Lightning jumping off the bench, congratulating themselves for winning the 2004 Stanley Cup.

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June 03, 2004
  A battle for same sex rightsPDF files may take a moment to load

The night began at Metro Boyztown, a gay bar in Calgary, and was opened by a brief video clip from The Santa Clause 2. The five minute scene portrayed Tim Allen as Santa Claus, proposing to the future misses Claus played by Elizabeth Mitchell. Following this, the lights came on and the guest speaker began his lecture. Incredibly calm and beset with a striking charisma, Kevin Alderson, author of Same Sex Marriage­--the Personal and the Political, opened his book launch with a brief yet memorable line.

June 03, 2004
  Edmonton wins Calgary wins lessPDF files may take a moment to load

Editor, the Gauntlet,

Re: "Not quite censorship," May 27, 2004,

At the University of Alberta at least, the webboard has done wonders by:

1. Getting new people involved in student politics;

2. Getting information about Students' Union events out;

3. Making elected officials accountable for their opinions;

4. Facilitating interinstitutional opinion sharing without even spending thousands on conferences);

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June 03, 2004
  No forums for you!PDF files may take a moment to load

After two weeks of consultation and discussion, a resolution was brought to the June 1 Student Legislative Council meeting to remove the forums outright. But after some heated discussion the resolution was amended to also "commit [the SU] to developing solely or working with other parties to develop an open online communication device with the intention to provide students with an opportunity to discuss questions or communicate on student-related or union-related issues."

June 03, 2004
  Taking it off on national TVPDF files may take a moment to load

Students' Union Communication and Culture Representative by day and Taking it Off reality television star by night?

Fifth year University of Calgary student Sarah Stall has advanced to the final 10 Calgary contestants vying for a position on the reality television show Taking it Off. Of the 10 contestants, four will be chosen as reality television stars for the show which will air on TLC in September.

June 03, 2004
  Democratic responsibilityPDF files may take a moment to load

It has been 137 years since the great country of Canada came into being, and the confederation is definitely showing its age. In those early days, people respected the right to vote because their immediate predecessors fought hard to win it from the tyrants who dominated them. Now, students have trouble getting motivated enough to even express ourselves through the use of a check mark once every four years.

Although students are not all apathetic, it is a large enough problem to warrant an examination.

June 03, 2004
  Happy KreterPDF files may take a moment to load

This singer songwriter from Langley BC is 100 per cent drug and alcohol free. Sadly though, not everyone is blessed with Ted Nugent's ability to rock hard without being high or wasted.

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June 03, 2004
  Various ArtistsPDF files may take a moment to load

When the insert of a movie's soundtrack justifies the movie as an excuse for making the soundtrack, you know that the CD must be special. And that is exactly what the Eurotrip soundtrack is: "special."

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June 03, 2004
  Film review: Eating OutPDF files may take a moment to load

How far would you go to attract the attention of the girl of your dreams? Would you pretend to be gay and date her gay best friend in order to get closer to her? This scenario unfolds in director Q. Allan Brocka's Eating Out.

Caleb (Scott Lunsford), a red-blooded heterosexual male, possesses an insatiable attraction for Gwen (Emily Stiles), whose gay roommate Marc, (Ryan Carnes) is interested in none other than Caleb. Caleb's gay roommate Kyle (Jim Verraros) is fascinated with Marc, who wants nothing to do with him.

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