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February 15, 2007
  Lady hockeysaurs win two of final three heading into playoffsPDF files may take a moment to load

Coming off of back-to-back 3-0 victories and heading into their last game of the regular season, the University of Calgary women's hockey team was looking to sweep their season series with the NAIT Ooks and enter the playoffs riding the momentum of a three-game winning streak. However, fate seemed to be against the Dinos Sat., Feb. 12 at Father David Bauer Arena, as nothing seemed to go right and the team wound up on the losing side of a tight 4-3 decision.

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February 15, 2007
  Men's Hockeysaurs back into playoff spotPDF files may take a moment to load

Oops, they did it again. The University of Calgary men's hockeysaurs have locked up the last playoff spot in the division, but it was a bittersweet success. The Dinos suffered their third straight sweep in the post-secondary Battle of Alberta Feb. 9-10 in a home-and-home series. The University of Alberta Golden Bears took the series opener in front of their home crowd with a 3-2 victory, and clawed their way to a 4-3 shootout triumph the following night at Father David Bauer Arena.

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February 15, 2007
  Cages on stages could be outrageousPDF files may take a moment to load

Forget acting school, Khari Jones proves that football can be as successful a lead-in to a career in the performance arts as anything else. Jones, a veteran CFL player of nine years, is playing the lead role in the forthcoming Company of Rogues production of Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train. Jones defends his unique career overlap by explaining it to be a passion which dates back to his college days.

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February 15, 2007
  Engineers put SU hopefuls through the wringerPDF files may take a moment to load

Students' Union candidates showed off their less-professional sides in a forum charged with water guns and a giant, beer-spewing, burninating dragon Fri., Feb. 9.

The annual engineering SU candidate forum pitted candidates against each other in a battle of wit and drinking prowess.

Each candidate was given two minutes to stand on a table and convince the room full of engineers to vote for them.

February 15, 2007
  Demolition likely for MSC docksPDF files may take a moment to load

The most recent problem with the digital library plans? Loading docks.

The University of Calgary's plans to construct a revolutionary learning centre known as the Taylor Family Digital Library, as well as a green space and pedestrian area called the Taylor Quadrangle are once again conflicting with vital existing infrastructure. Both projects will likely require removal of the loading docks and all roads on the south side of MacEwan Student Centre.

February 15, 2007
  Election SWATPDF files may take a moment to load

Every candidate in the Students' Union election aims to create an eye-catching poster to snag the attention of the average student voter. And each year, as the nominations close, most candidates are already on the phone to their friends stationed around the "prime" poster locations, giving them the go-ahead to drop their furled banners like so many rolls of toilet paper. And like a good roll of double-ply, these posters would be more useful if they were put within arm's reach of an outhouse.

February 15, 2007
  MCATs go online, with a few glitchesPDF files may take a moment to load

Medical school hopefuls can breathe easier now that feedback from the new computerized Medical College Admissions Test has rolled in.

The first session of the new MCAT--which was recently converted from a written to a digital exam--took place in late January. Apart from a number of minor glitches, the first writing drew an overall positive response from test-takers.

February 15, 2007
  Rez students argue administrative feesPDF files may take a moment to load

Students in residence will soon get some financial relief from hidden fees.

Of the total revenue gained from residence fees every year, 5.5 per cent goes to the University of Calgary administration, amounting to approximately $580,000 a year in addition to the fees already paid by residence students for utilities, insurance, property taxes, campus support services and mandatory allocations to reserve and capital funds.

February 15, 2007
  Editorial: Creating historyPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary wants to add a bit of community to campus by embarking on a multi-million dollar project to rip out the roads on the south side of MacEwan Student Centre and replace them with sprawling green space.

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