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January 25, 2007
  playRites ignites!PDF files may take a moment to load

Every year, theatre goers the world round flock to Calgary for the chance to see the latest from Calgary's burgeoning young writers, clear proof that the Calgary theatre scene has expanded far beyond its modest reputation only a few years ago. playRites, the epicenter of the commotion, is put on by Alberta Theatre Project every year to showcase up-and-coming talent, and has produced some very notable contributors to the Canadian scene.

January 25, 2007
  Law admission test changesPDF files may take a moment to load

Stressed-out law school hopefuls can breathe a little easier now as a major admissions policy has been changed.

The American Bar Association has instructed law schools to stop averaging the scores of students who take the law school admissions test multiple times, and instead to simply take the student's highest score. The move aims to benefit students who underachieved on their first sitting.

January 25, 2007
  Federal policy good news to studentsPDF files may take a moment to load

Student unions from all corners of Canada have pestered the federal government into taking several important steps for post-secondary education.

After a lengthy investigation and discussion with stakeholders, the federal government's treasury board has tabled a number of recommendations regarding PSE in Canada. One important stakeholder consulted is the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations, a lobby group of which the University of Calgary Students' Union is a part.

January 25, 2007
  U.S. Ambassador to Canada addresses studentsPDF files may take a moment to load

The relationship between Canada and the United States is stronger than ever.

This is the message U.S. Ambassador to Canada David Wilkins brought when he visited campus Tues., Jan. 23 for a talk entitled "Canada and the United States: Dialogue with a Diplomat." Wilkins was brought to campus by the university's Institute for United States Policy Research.

January 25, 2007
  U of C pedestrians struck in crosswalkPDF files may take a moment to load

A road frequented by university students has claimed another young life, the third in four years.

A mother and her six-year old daughter were hit by a black BMW while crossing 32nd Ave. and 37 St. NW, Thur., Jan. 18, at approximately 3:50 p.m. The girl, Jenna Chang, was rushed to the hospital with severe head trauma and died of her injuries Friday. The mother, a 36-year-old University of Calgary nursing student, is recovering from a fractured pelvis and multiple broken bones in hospital.

January 25, 2007
  Emotional win for the lady hockeysaursPDF files may take a moment to load

With the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference playoffs just around the corner, the University of Calgary Dinos women's hockey team knows that every game is crucial for determining playoff positions.

The Dinos waged war against one of their inner-city rivals, the SAIT Trojans, this past weekend. Each team won one, and the Dinos grabbed a much-needed two points.

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