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September 29, 2005
  Bulldozing the way for capitalismPDF files may take a moment to load

"A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have."

-Gerald R. Ford, 38th US President, Republican

September 29, 2005
  Quality issues remain at U of CPDF files may take a moment to load

Despite increased base operating grants and recent capital funding announcements, campus stakeholders agree quality issues remain at the University of Calgary.

"I don't think people in the next five years will see substantial changes--and they will only see them if we get more funding," said Students' Union Vice-President Academic Paige Forsyth. "The government has to put more money into this or we won't be able to grow. If they want the U of C to be a top ranked school, there's going to have to be a large sum."

September 29, 2005
  Consume less, jerkPDF files may take a moment to load

Tree huggers, hippies and the socially aware can spread the good word and pat each other on the back as Environmental Awareness Week comes to the University of Calgary.

Organized as a joint project by the Students' Union and the campus EcoClub, Enviropolluza 2005 will involve a number of events Sept. 26-29.

September 29, 2005
  From war to classPDF files may take a moment to load

Yaak Dut has spent 13 of his 24 years in a refugee camp of more than 800,000 people in Kakuma, Kenya. The Kakuma camp became home after he was forced to flee from his native Sudan to seek asylum from a country ravaged by 20 years of civil war.

After more than three years of hard work and preparation, Dut is now a University of Calgary student, through the Refugee Student Program, a collaborative effort between the Students' Union and the World University Service of Canada.

September 29, 2005
  World Solar Challenge wraps upPDF files may take a moment to load

The gaze of Calgary's media is focused once more on the University of Calgary Solar Car Team as it cruises through the Australian outback for the World Solar Challenge. Passing another competitor proved to be the most recent highlight on Wednesday's leg of the 3,021 km race, having already passed the halfway mark on Tuesday.

September 29, 2005
  Survey: boylovePDF files may take a moment to load

Sometimes it feels most natural to let the issues speak for themselves. When it comes to our society's organized subculture of pedophillia ("boylovers"), the most compelling voices are the ones closest to the source. This week we bring you five unconventional views on the idea of boylove. The opinions presented here are certainly not mainstream, but we trust you to bring your own arguments to the pieces and complete the spectrum of values.

September 29, 2005
  Close callPDF files may take a moment to load

How many Dinos does it take to screw a Ram?

Only one: Steve Hughes.

The Dinos traveled to the hell hole known as southern Saskatchewan Sat., Sept. 24 to fight the University of Regina Rams. After a hard-fought battle, the Dinos claimed victory.

This game was just the third time the Dinos have visited the Rams since 1999 when they entered the Canada West conference.

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September 29, 2005
  Shinerama 2005 breaks the $20,000 markPDF files may take a moment to load

When Shinerama event organizers Christie Docking and Emily Wyatt told the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation their goal of raising $20,000, the foundation told them it was too ambitious for the University of Calgary. But as the intense fund-raising campaign nears its end, they are only $600 short of their target, setting a new record for the event.

September 29, 2005
  Pay equity under firePDF files may take a moment to load

More than 30 years since Canada passed equal pay for equal work legislation, female professors at the University of Calgary are still making less than their male co-workers.

Two reports outlining gender inequality among U of C faculty were officially presented to female faculty members at a luncheon on Fri., Sept. 16. The results showed women generally work more hours per week than men, but for an average of $76,042 per year compared to the average male faculty member's salary of $92,221.

September 29, 2005
  Dirty Rez rooms upon arrivalPDF files may take a moment to load

Imagine moving into residence only to find the smell of rotten food, stained carpets and whatever else was left behind by the last tenants. This scenario is one some students moving into on-campus housing have experienced.

"Our objective is to ensure students arrive to a clean room," explained Director of Residence Services Joel Lynn. He said there were challenges Rez Services faces, such as conference groups in Rez during the summer.

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