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September 22, 2005
  Film Scoop: Finding culture through filmPDF files may take a moment to load

"A film is, or should be, more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later."

-Stanley Kubrick

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September 22, 2005
  U of C should be sans surplusPDF files may take a moment to load

Ever since I became a student at the University of Calgary in the fall of 2001, one of the main complaints I've heard from students and faculty is that there is a 'lack of funding.' Every lazy complaint about any thing from the quality of the classrooms to the sizes of the classes themselves is met with an equally lazy excuse--throw your hands in the air and say it with me: 'There isn't enough money!'

September 22, 2005
  U of C's finest return from tourPDF files may take a moment to load

Two of Canada's finest have returned to the University of Calgary, fresh from a military stint in the disputed Syria-Israel region of Golan Heights.

September 22, 2005
  Beer goggles aren't coolPDF files may take a moment to load

The Students' Union brings students pitchers of beer at the Den for a mere $7 each Thursday evening, but has also partnered with Campus Security and Residence Services to educate students about the dangers of spending too much time in the Den.

September 22, 2005
  Millions granted to U of CPDF files may take a moment to load

Advanced Education Minister David Hancock was on campus this week to announce millions in new capital funding for the University of Calgary.

The $25.3 million announcement includes $16 million for the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and $4 million toward planning the Campus Calgary Digital Library, the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy, the Urban Campus and a new Experiential Learning Centre.

September 22, 2005
  A missing team memberPDF files may take a moment to load

Editor, the Gauntlet,

Re: TEAMwork: UofC Solar at NASC 2K5 by Chris Tait

[While reading this article,] I noticed one glaring omission. Here is my piece on the one individual whose story wasn't told:

September 22, 2005
  More moral relativism... only notPDF files may take a moment to load

Last week, Alan Cho wrote a rebuttal to a piece of mine that ran a week prior. Here are responses and clarifications to some of the points that Cho brought up:

September 22, 2005
  Uncle Ralph wants youPDF files may take a moment to load

As part of the next phase of its advanced education review, the provincial government is asking Albertans what they think about the province's post-secondary system.

The A Learning Alberta steering committee has made its policy framework available online and is asking Albertans to submit suggestions on its website. Also, a series of invitation-only regional stakeholder meetings are planned throughout the province in the coming weeks.

September 22, 2005
  $20 cell phonesPDF files may take a moment to load

University of Calgary students can cut their current cell phone bill in half, thanks to a new deal between the Students' Union and Bell Mobility.

In return for exclusive rights to cell phone sales in MacEwan Student Centre for three years, Bell will offer students cell phones at a rate of $22.50 per month for 200 minutes of air time, based on a one year contract.

September 22, 2005
  The end times are upon usPDF files may take a moment to load

And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and [George Bush did go forth to the heathen land] conquering, and to conquer. And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second beast say, Come and see.

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