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April 05, 2007
  Art student makes designer bomb vestsPDF files may take a moment to load

Symbols are powerful tools of communication. When words just aren't enough to express a thought or emotion, symbols often step in and take their place. However, as the world becomes increasingly commercialized, symbols have developed a different purpose in society. Words have taken a back seat in advertising, as corporations such as McDonald's, Starbucks and Nike are able to attract consumers to buy their products with simple, culturally-embedded symbols.

April 05, 2007
  Indie CredPDF files may take a moment to load

Each fall, people flock from around the country to experience Calgary's world-class international film festival. Showcasing some of the best (and some of the worst) movies to ever screen in Calgary, the Calgary International Film Festival has emerged successful from the sludge of smaller-scale festivals, standing as one of the largest promoters of burgeoning talent in Canada and beyond. The Calgary Underground Film Festival on the other hand, which kicks off at the Uptown and Hi-Fi Club next week, stands for something rather different.

April 05, 2007
  Rez kids pack their bagsPDF files may take a moment to load

This past week residence acceptance letters brought hope to many and disappointment to even more. The timing of the mail-out has also left optimistic candidates with little time to find homes right before finals start.

Residence Students' Association president Allan Bailey pointed out that one of the RSA's goals this year was to increase the number of beds reserved for returning students, which is difficult since the number of overall contenders is steadily increasing.

April 05, 2007
  Patients shell out $400 for HPV vaccinePDF files may take a moment to load

Young women looking to protect themselves from cervical cancer in the near future may have little more than cheerful faces on television commercials to help them cope with medical expenses.

Despite the recent allocation of $300 million in the federal budget to fund the introduction of HPV vaccination programs across Canada, women seeking treatment with the brand name drug Gardasil will have to shoulder the $400 fee alone for some time to come.

April 05, 2007
  Almost 40 spaces for 40 yearsPDF files may take a moment to load

Giving students $3 million dollars of university money to make campus a more comfortable place outside of the classroom should be enough to make any administrator worried, but not at the University of Calgary.

April 05, 2007
  Students host affordable housing forumPDF files may take a moment to load

The rate of homelessness in Calgary is growing faster than anywhere else in the province.

In response to this disturbing trend, the University of Calgary's Development Studies Club held a forum to discuss the Calgary housing crisis Thur., Mar. 29.

April 05, 2007
  Letter: Kudos, poser!PDF files may take a moment to load

Editor, the Gauntlet,

[Re: "The Gift of Barong, a gift to surf cinema," Robin Ianson, March 29, 2007.]

Gauntlet Poser Robin Ianson has a bright future as a journalist. He not only listened well and took good notes, but also wove a good story. I enjoyed the article very much!

Thanks and see you at the next screening!

Jocelyn Formento, co-producer, The Gift of Barong


April 05, 2007
  Bracketology (Gauntlet style)PDF files may take a moment to load

It's all over. After a month, March Madness is over and the championship team has been decided. The University of Florida Gators won their second championship in a row and became the first team to repeat as champions since Duke did it in 1992.

After all the champagne, "We're the winners" t-shirts and hats, and trophies are doled out, all that really matters in the end is the brackets.

April 05, 2007
  Editorial: Reduce, re-use and... ? And?!?PDF files may take a moment to load

Calgarians like to think of themselves as progressive, innovative problem-solvers, but when it comes to health and environmental issues, Calgary often lags behind the rest of the country.

April 05, 2007
  Dinos recognized for their long haulPDF files may take a moment to load

The Dinos' hall got a little more crowded this week. In an on-campus ceremony Wed., April 4, the University of Calgary Dinos inducted two more athletes and a pioneer secretary into their hall of fame.

The class of 2007 was comprised of Tom Bishop, men's basketball player from 1973-76, Kathy Ranheim, women's soccer player from 1988-93 and Marguerite Ives, a former secretary in the athletic department from 1966 until she retired in 1987.


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