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September 21, 2006
  Over the TopPDF files may take a moment to load

They said 'You'll be greedy once you get your first trophy,'" recalled Darrell Belyk. "'No way,' I responded. 'All I want is a trophy to put on my mantel.' Now it's 19 years later, I have over 300 trophies. I've given some of them away because there's no way I can display that many. I was greedy, yes. I was greedy all the way up to the world level."

September 21, 2006
  Seen, not heardPDF files may take a moment to load

Condoleezza Rice is a lot of things: she's smart, she's pretty, she's an African-American in a position of extraordinary power. She's also a bloodthirsty, ruthless neo-con, but that tends to be overlooked--probably because of the first three.

September 21, 2006
  Fine arts get finerPDF files may take a moment to load

The often-neglected faculty of fine arts received a new lab last week. Located on the sixth floor of the Art Parkade, the new Integrated Arts Media Lab was officially opened Tues. Sept. 12 and was enjoyed by a large reception of students and faculty.

September 21, 2006
  Get yer volunteer onPDF files may take a moment to load

Volunteer Services kicked their recruitment drive into high gear Tues., Sept. 12 and Wed., Sept. 13 with an open house to raise awareness of volunteer positions both on and off campus.

With an abundance of opportunities available, there's something for everyone at volunteer services; from giving out directions and free condoms at the Information Centre, to reading to children, to helping build low-income housing over spring break. In addition to on-campus opportunities, there's plenty to do off campus as well.

September 21, 2006
  NUTV opens its doorsPDF files may take a moment to load

After a decade long process, NUTV finally has a place to call home.

On Fri., Sept. 15, the university's campus television station celebrated their brand new location on the third floor of MacEwan Student Centre as well as their 15th anniversary by opening their new doors to the public.

September 21, 2006
  $2 million for new rezPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary broke ground on the first building to be completed under the $1.5 billion capital expansion plan Wed., Sept. 19.

Dr. Henry Fok Ying Tung, a respected philanthropist and entrepreneur from Hong Kong, donated $2 million to create a new residence building for international students.

"Our biggest alumni outside of North America is in Hong Kong," said U of C president Dr. Harvey Weingarten. "They are a very active group. Dr. Fok has a long history with the Calgary community."

September 21, 2006
  The radiant Gary BurnsPDF files may take a moment to load

Pastel colours, attached garages, two diminutive trees per lot. Low speed limit, plenty of crosswalks, terraces manicured by background-checked city officials. Children play, parents drive to work and the sun always shines.

No one talks to anyone else. Welcome to the suburbs.

September 21, 2006
  Letter: Maclean's Wrong?PDF files may take a moment to load

I am used to Maclean's taking data out of context, so I was not surprised to see Tony Keller, managing editor of special projects at the magazine, take my quotes out of context as well in last week's Gauntlet. The comment regarding data being four years out of date refers, of course, to the survey of graduates published by Maclean's in the spring.

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September 21, 2006
  New spaces for lower averagesPDF files may take a moment to load

As schools across the pro-vince scramble to find spaces to admit qualified applicants, the University of Calgary is making space for high school students with lower grades.

At his annual report to the community, president Dr. Harvey Weingarten announced the U of C plans to allot 1,000 spaces at the proposed urban campus to "gateway students" with lower grades who might not otherwise make it into university.

September 21, 2006
  Women's Team Also Goes to BC!PDF files may take a moment to load

In a cross-province trip over this past weekend, the women soccersaurs went 1-0-1, dropping two spots to seventh in the national rankings.

Fri., Sept. 15 saw the Dinos march into Abbotsford and steal a 2-0 victory from the University College of Fraser Valley Cascades. The Dinos scored in the 43rd and the 65th minute by veterans Stephanie Hoogveld and Katie Blundell.

Sat., Sept. 16 found the Dinos in Langley taking on the Trinity Western University Spartans.

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