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November 02, 2006
  Music Interview: Cutting beats and boxesPDF files may take a moment to load

From the home of the Roughnecks,
Take a look around you can see where all the drugs went.
It's flooded with free base.
All the damn police can't keep the streets safe."

Most people know Calgary as Cowtown, the city of Stampede, white cowboy hats and 10 days a year where anyone can be a cowboy and it's alright to wear too-tight jeans with tasseled shirts. To Calgary-born hip-hop artist Tha BoxcuttA, Calgary is "the 403" and it's not all chaps and chucks.

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November 02, 2006
  Fine Arts renos nearly donePDF files may take a moment to load

The Students' Union allocated $30,000 to the faculty of fine arts for renovations in the dance, music and drama departments earlier this year, and despite construction delays the renovations are nearing completion.

"The renovations should help build the profile of the faculty as we have not enjoyed such a level of support for the last 10 to 15 years," said trumpet professor Howard Engstrom, who has been with the faculty for 26 years. "A better working environment creates a better product."

November 02, 2006
  Put one in the win columnPDF files may take a moment to load

The Dinos women's hockey team picked up their first win of the season Sat., Oct. 28. The weekend series started off poorly with the Dinos dropping a 6-1 decision Fri., Oct. 27 to the Trojans at the SAIT Campus Centre. It was time for revenge when the series shifted to the Olympic Oval on Saturday. The Dinos shut out the Trojans 3-0.

"We played very well as a team," said Dinos head coach Dean Holden. "We're starting to understand the system. Our passing was outstanding on Saturday and we had exceptional goaltending."

November 02, 2006
  Men's Hockey: Dinos win fifth straightPDF files may take a moment to load

The weather may be getting colder, but the University of Calgary men's hockeysaurs just keep getting hotter. The Dinos extended their winning streak to five games, sweeping the fourth ranked University of Saskatchewan Huskies in their Oct. 27-28 weekend series.

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November 02, 2006
  Football: Dinos end season on a high notePDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary Dinos did the unthinkable, capping off their season with a second straight victory Sat., Oct. 28, and laying a thorough ass-whomping on the Simon Fraser University Clan 39-7. The win brings the Dinos to an almost respectable 2-6 on the year, with hope for bigger and brighter things in the future.

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November 02, 2006
  Online Exclusive: Fine Arts Awareness Week Preview!PDF files may take a moment to load

Art lovers and casual appreciators alike can head down to MacEwan Hall Nov. 6–10 to take in Fine Arts Awareness Week. Similar to the showcase for student athletics, Dino Days, Fine Arts Awareness Week will feature a diverse collection of exhibits and performances in MacEwan Student Centre and elsewhere on campus.

November 02, 2006
  Downstage goes to HeavenPDF files may take a moment to load

The prosperity of Calgary's oil and gas industry has led to an influx of fortune-seekers from other provinces and other countries, transforming the city into a multicultural melting-pot metropolis. The issue of co-existing with newcomers of different cultures, languages and religions is the subject of the latest presentation from Downstage Productions, Heaven.

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