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September 27, 2007
  A look at ballroom dancingPDF files may take a moment to load

Ballroom dancing is one of the oldest activities to ever be new again. The long-standing activity has made a resurgence into modern times and popular culture as a new social environment, a more competitive style called DanceSport and as inspiration for reality television shows like Dancing With The Stars and So You Think You Can Dance.

September 27, 2007
  Men's soccer team splits the weekendPDF files may take a moment to load

The men soccersaurs at the University of Calgary had a hope-instilling weekend with one strong win and an understandable loss, peppered with some questionable calls on the West Varsity Soccer Pitch Sep. 22 and 23.

Going into the games, the team faced a must-win situation. They only had one point from a tie thus far and losing the weekend would mean abandoning championship aspirations for this season. This fact placed a lot of pressure on the teams that worked for and against them.

September 27, 2007
  Undergraduate research fairPDF files may take a moment to load

An undergraduate education doesn't only have to be about going to class and completing assignments.

University of Calgary students will present the results of their research in MacEwan Hall at the Undergraduate Research Symposium Mon., Nov. 19. The symposium, which is co-sponsored by the Students' Union and the U of C Office of the Provost, provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to showcase their work.

September 27, 2007
  SU tackles affordable housingPDF files may take a moment to load

Tensions continue to rise as vacancy rates within the city force students to pay huge sums for a place to
stay. The University of Calgary Student’s Union is in the process of putting together a paper entitled Working Together: Finding Solutions to Affordable Accommodations for Students that will outline the SU’s
goals for exactly what each level of
government, as well as U of C administration, should accomplish in order to ease
housing pressures for students.

September 27, 2007
  SU rocks awesomely!PDF files may take a moment to load

There is a longstanding tradition of Gauntlet editors being critical of the Students' Union and dissatisfied with their policies. It isn't that our paper aims to be antagonistic towards the Students' Legislative Council, or that we bear personal grudges against its members. Nor is it our goal to focus more on the negative than the positive.

September 27, 2007
  Editorial: A hard sell made harderPDF files may take a moment to load

Where mellowing out is totally in."

This Travel Alberta tagline, under the header "peace and tranquility," neglects to account for recent developments.

What they didn't mention was to look for peace and quiet elsewhere Sep. 22, after Alberta cabinet minister Ted Morton officially dubbed it the first Provincial Hunting Day.

September 27, 2007
  News for the UnnewsedPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary's veterinary school will get the final word this week as to whether they will be accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, as well as the final go-ahead from the province. If all goes as planned, Dean Alastair Cribb said students would be admitted for Sep. 2008.

September 27, 2007
  Hollywood does philosophyPDF files may take a moment to load

Hot-like nearly a decade later hot-on the coattails of the phenomenally successful first matrix movie, The Matrix, Hollywood has pulled its collective head out of its ass just long enough to see that a little philosophy can go a long way in the picture shows. Having voted and unilaterally declared Descartes passe, however, the Illuminati conspiracy that runs ours and other fine nations has feathered interest out into the realms of different great thinkers in a desperate grab for the next big thing to turn into an awesome action movie.

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