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July 19, 2007
  Former SU president and philanthropist pleads guiltyPDF files may take a moment to load

Crime might not pay for University of Calgary fine arts students pending a Board of Governors decision this fall.

NETeller president, former Students' Union president and philanthropist John Lefebvre pleaded guilty to conspiracy to transfer funds with the intent to promote illegal gambling in the Federal District Court of Manhattan Tue., Jul. 10. Lefebvre is most well-known on campus for his $1.25 million donation to the cash-strapped Faculty of Fine arts in 2005.

July 19, 2007
  News briefs: university stylePDF files may take a moment to load

Stampede tragedy

A Stampede party was the scene of unfortunate accident as a University of Calgary student was killed after being struck by a mechanical horse. Twenty-two-year-old engineering student Nathan Shair was operating a calf-roping ride Thu., Jul. 13 at a party hosted by XI Technologies. A spring-loaded lever at the back of the machine hit Shair in the head while he was standing beside the machine. The blow knocked him unconscious and he later died at hospital.


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