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March 08, 2007
  Lady wrasslesaurs take championship beltPDF files may take a moment to load

Jamie Macari of the Brock Badgers was the big individual winner as the University of Saskatchewan welcomed wrestlers from across Canada to compete for the Canadian Interuniversity Sport wrestling national championships Mar. 2-5 .

March 08, 2007
  CIS recap: Pandas win, Laval fails to repeatPDF files may take a moment to load

The Pandas are in bamboo heaven.

After taking away the women’s volleyball Canada West championship from the University of Manitoba Bisons the previous weekend, the University of Alberta Pandas followed it up with a four-set Canadian Interuniversity Sport championship win over the Université de Laval Rouge et Or in Calgary Sat., Mar. 3. The title was the Pandas’ seventh, and their first since a string of six-in-a-row from 1995-2000.

March 08, 2007
  Thailand, tackling and tuk-tuksPDF files may take a moment to load

While most University of Calgary students spent their reading week lounging on the couch or trying to best their friend in a spirited round of Wii Sports boxing, the Dinos' Rugby team had a different kind of vacation. They flew 19 hours to Thailand to partake in a rugby tournament, endure a 55 degree temperature change, indulge in a few drinks and experience the sights and sounds of Bangkok. Gauntlet writer and team member Nickolas Meehan was along for the ride and kept track of the team's Thai adventures.

March 08, 2007
  This Week On The Internet: Decrease productivity tenfold!PDF files may take a moment to load

The average student is withering away under the dreadful pressure of having to finish four tests, six labs, two art projects and a combined 45 pages of term-papers within the next six weeks- and that's without discussing the average engineer's workload. Those poor souls won't see the beautiful rays of spring sunshine before June.

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March 08, 2007
  SU View: Get set for Enviropolooza taking place March 12-16!PDF files may take a moment to load

There's a growing trend in Canada--environmental awareness.

It wasn't too long ago that environmental issues were seen as the responsibility of one or two "eco-friendly" clubs or advocacy organizations.

But as the song goes--the times, they are changing.

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March 08, 2007
  Deconstructing ObsessionPDF files may take a moment to load

Israel week culminated last Thursday in a screening of Obsession, a controversial film—I hesitate to call it a documentary—about violent Islamic extremism and the apparent conflict of ideals between the Islamic and Christian traditions. Don’t let this fool you into thinking the film has its feet in a solid debate about a clash of civilizations.

March 08, 2007
  Breaking the silence on domestic violencePDF files may take a moment to load

Women around the globe have been celebrating International Women’s Day in some form since its inception in the United States in 1909, and as Thur., Mar. 8 approaches, both male and female critics abound, proclaiming the day has become unnecessary as women’s battles have all been won.

March 08, 2007
  Time's up, SwitzerlandPDF files may take a moment to load

Pull out the old Axis of Evil checklist, because the world has a new boogeyman. That’s right, the bastion of neutrality known as Switzerland has joined the ranks of rogue states. The reality of the burgeoning evil empire recently became clear with an act of unbridled aggression as they invaded neighboring principality, Liechtenstein.

March 08, 2007
  Women's centre plans first African exchange programPDF files may take a moment to load

In a bid to make the University of Calgary a more diverse community, the Women's Resource Centre is working to create an exchange program to Kenya.

Currently, the university does not have any exchange programs with African universities. Executive director of the WRC Stephanie Garrett thinks Kenya would be the perfect location to hold the first program, which she hopes will be available to students by winter semester 2008.

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