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November 09, 2006
  Women's Hockey: Cougars maul DinosPDF files may take a moment to load

Revenge is sweet, but seldom easy. After losing 3-0 Friday night at Centennial Arena, the University of Calgary Dinos women's hockey team came within inches of gaining retribution by defeating their biggest rivals, the Mount Royal Cougars, Sat., Nov. 4. The Dinos eventually fell short at the Olympic Oval, finishing on the losing end of a 3-1 decision.

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November 09, 2006
  Hockeysaurs devour competitionPDF files may take a moment to load

There was carnage in the air and Cougar steaks on the barbeque, as the University of Calgary men's hockeysaurs roared their way to the top of the Canada West standings, with a sweep of the University of Regina Cougars in their Nov. 3-4 weekend series. The Dinos dominated the opening game with a 3-0 spanking and picked their teeth clean of kitty meat Saturday night with a 5-4 win, but not before five rounds of nerve-wracking shoot-outs.

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November 09, 2006
  Little Gallery, lots of stuffPDF files may take a moment to load

Many people on campus don't even know where Craigie Hall is, let alone what lies beyond. The sixth floor of the Art Parkade seems an even more remote and bizarre location, but it serves its purpose as the visual artistic hub on campus. It follows that in true underdog style, the University of Calgary Fine Arts Appreciation Week started off with diminutive dimensions, but plenty of spirit at the 12th annual Post-Miniature Exhibition.

November 09, 2006
  Sexpionage!PDF files may take a moment to load

Start with mystery, seduction and an abundance of clever dialogue rife with sexual innuendo. Throw in a high-class-prostitute-cum-dangerous-spy and a nun with a mouth so foul it would make George Carlin blush, and the premise is set for the latest production out of the University of Calgary drama department, The True Life Fiction of Mata Hari.

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November 09, 2006
  U of C disputes Maclean's RankingsPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary finished low in the Maclean's rankings despite releasing an internal survey last week claiming a number of improvements.

Maclean's magazine published its 16th annual University Rankings issue Thur., Nov. 2 and the U of C remained near the bottom, inching up a spot to 13th out of 15 in the medical doctoral universities category. The Maclean's survey includes data on student satisfaction, class sizes, reputation, library and finances at every Canadian university.

November 09, 2006
  Hiroshima mayor honoured with peace prizePDF files may take a moment to load

If action movies have taught us anything, it's that award galas are crashed by bad guys threatening to blow up the guest of honour.

However, Thur., Nov. 2 the first annual Calgary Peace Awards was a quiet affair, attended by Calgarians eager to honour Mayor Tadatatoshi Akiba of Hiroshima and support the Consortium for Peace Studies at the University of Calgary.

November 09, 2006
  Money found for Mac Hall renoPDF files may take a moment to load

Thanks to a budget miscalculation, the University of Calgary Students' Union is planning to renovate the MacEwan Student Centre south courtyard.

The fortunate blunder occurred when the SU discovered an unused portion of the quality money they had previously received.

"We have $86,000 put away from the quality money," said SU president Emily Wyatt.

November 09, 2006
  English magazine needs cashPDF files may take a moment to load

An important creative voice for students is in danger of being snuffed out for lack of funding.

NoD--an undergraduate literary magazine initiated by the University of Calgary English Literature Student Society--owes close to $500 in fees to its publisher for the cost of printing the most recent issue. Without the money, the publication could fold, and aspiring student artists will lose a valuable publication avenue.

November 09, 2006
  Western Business Games gone wild!PDF files may take a moment to load

Intoxicated, rowdy, g-string clad business students ran amok in the usually upscale Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise last weekend, resulting in several RCMP and Emergency Medical Services visits and the arrest of a University of Calgary student.

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