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November 08, 2005
  Dinos bare tough hidePDF files may take a moment to load

Despite a myriad of injuries and illnesses, the Dinos women's volleyball team managed to scrounge together a group of players to take to Kelowna Oct. 28–29 for some scrimmages and a game at the University of British Columbia Okanagan.

"It gave the bench a chance to get confidence and improve," rookie Raynell Lavertu said. According to Head Coach Kevin Boyles, Lavertu was "awesome" on the weekend.

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November 08, 2005
  Rowling out the red carpetPDF files may take a moment to load

Rowing on the West Coast is ordinarily dominated by the powerhouse University of British Columbia Thunderbirds and University of Victoria Vikes teams. This year's versions of the Head of the Gorge and Head of the Elk regattas Oct. 29–30, were no different.

That said, the Dinos rowing crew celebrated some milestone achievements over the weekend.

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November 03, 2005
  Disasters in the world of datingPDF files may take a moment to load

A knowledgeable young man once said that a worthwhile relationship is like trying to find the perfect wave or powder run; you may not find it every time you try, but it's definitely worth it when you do.

To Mittens,

November 03, 2005
  Music Preview: Workman comingPDF files may take a moment to load

Two virtuosos of live performance are making their way to Calgary. The always captivating Hawksley Workman invades MacEwan Hall along with up-and-comers Cuff the Duke as part of Molson's Molson Canadian Rocks the Campus promotion Thu., Nov. 10.

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November 03, 2005
  Double tuition increasePDF files may take a moment to load

University of Calgary students are likely facing a "double-bump" maximum tuition increase next year--to the tune of $62 more per half-course.

Premier Ralph Klein announced in February the government would pay the bill for last year's increase, promising a new tuition policy by September 2006.

November 03, 2005
  A blast from the past!PDF files may take a moment to load

This letter was originally printed in November of 1999. It's original title was "Gauntlet worse than Hitler." Apparently TLFs weren't always the sensation they are now.

Editor, the Gauntlet,

I am a loyal reader and have to say that this year's paper is the worst crap I've ever seen.

Many times I've sat by and stayed my pen. But I can no longer sit by and hold my breath and hope things change.

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November 03, 2005
  Music Interview: KnuckleheadPDF files may take a moment to load

Remembering yourself a decade ago is usually embarrassing. Let's face it, the 'Rachel' haircut, Pauly Shore's heyday and a beverage with gelatinous balls suspended in it are all things better forgotten. However, glossing over this era would also mean neglecting Green Day's Dookie, Pulp Fiction, and a time when Saturday morning cartoons were actually worth getting up for. Time has a way of sorting the good from the bad.

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November 03, 2005
  CJSW makes radio historyPDF files may take a moment to load

It's official. Not only does CJSW dominate Calgary's airwaves, they do so to the tune of over $200,000 in listener support.

The 21st CJSW Funding Drive wrapped up last week with the station raising $204,660 during the annual week-long event. The total marks a station record, and according to CJSW Station Manager Chad Saunders, a record on the North American campus-community radio scene, as well.

November 03, 2005
  The check's in the mailPDF files may take a moment to load

Millions of student dollars were hidden for a month in a binary world of ones and zeroes, lost somewhere within the university's new computer service provider, PeopleSoft. Meanwhile, the Students' Union and student groups waiting for levies tightened their belts and waited for overdue payments.

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