2006-11-09

    
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November 09, 2006
  Simply shenanigansPDF files may take a moment to load

The Western Business Games fiasco last weekend is the stuff journalists dream of.

With 230 drunken business students roaring around the prestigious Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise wearing only g-strings, the headlines almost write themselves. It's a journalist's job to pick up on a good story and they did, successfully painting Haskayne students as foolish goons all across the country.

November 09, 2006
  Letter: TLF TroublePDF files may take a moment to load

Re: TLFs, Nov. 2, 2006]

I just wanted express my frustration and disappointment in your choosing to include our cut and effectively useless TLF in last week's paper.

Not only did it undermine the efforts of the students who worked on the event meant to be advertised, but it trivialized those efforts because of the manner in which you chose to present it.

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November 09, 2006
  New tuition policy nothing newPDF files may take a moment to load

Alberta post-secondary students will have to wait before they can officially celebrate having the most affordable education in the country.

The much anticipated 2007 tuition policy was released Fri., Nov. 3 and announced that tuition for Alberta students will remain at 2004 levels next fall with further increases based on inflation. Though the policy is expected to save university students an average of $3,800 over a four-year degree, in 2004 Alberta's average tuition was still the fourth highest in the country.

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November 09, 2006
  Editorial: Still not enoughPDF files may take a moment to load

Despite a two-year wait, a bloated and troubled consultation process and countless promises, the recently delivered Alberta affordability framework for post-secondary education is an unsurprising dud.

November 09, 2006
  Swick has quick upward mobilityPDF files may take a moment to load

Tomi Swick isn't a name that turns heads, and yet, he's opening for heavy-hitters like the Goo Goo Dolls. So he's got to have something to show for it. He's a Canadian born singer/songwriter that sings honest tales of love and reality. When he departed from the Hamilton band where he began a solo career, that's when heads began to turn.

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November 09, 2006
  Online Exclusive: Women's Basketball - Dinos lose twice over weekend.PDF files may take a moment to load

The Dino's trip to the West Coast failed to produce points, as our woman's basketball team dropped both games over the weekend.

In the season opener on Fri., Nov. 3, the girls lost 61-58 to the University of Victoria Vikes in a defensive battle. The next night, the team crossed the Georgian Strait to face the reigning CIS champion University of British Columbia Thunderbirds, only to fall 91-77 to the undefeated UBC team.

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