2007-10-18

    
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October 18, 2007
  Men's soccer team takes surprise winPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary men's soccer team entered play with their season hanging precariously in the balance, desperately needing to pick up points in their last two home games of the soccer season Oct. 13 and 14. The prehistoric soccer squad faced an uphill battle against two of the stronger teams in the Canada West conference, the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds and the University of Victoria Vikes.

October 18, 2007
  Soccersaurs get completely shut outPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary women's soccer team faced two disappointing shutouts against two B.C. teams Oct. 13 and 14.

Saturday's game saw an unsurprising 4-0 loss for the ladysaurs against the top-ranked University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. UBC asserted early offensive control in the game, with a quick goal at 15 minutes by Kristen Zoller.

October 18, 2007
  Rollin' with the derby girlsPDF files may take a moment to load

What do 10 girls on a track, wearing miniskirts and roller skates and beating the shit out of each other amount to? The most violent sport your parents could watch on TV in the '70s.

October 18, 2007
  SU prepares for tuition consultationPDF files may take a moment to load

Albertan legislation states that each year before making the decision to raise tuition, university administrators must meet with their student associations.

October 18, 2007
  CJSW almost in new space...almostPDF files may take a moment to load

CJSW's 12-year plan of moving into a new space may finally be realized with help from this year's funding drive and a line of credit secured by the Students' Union.

October 18, 2007
  I have a time machine, you knowPDF files may take a moment to load

One of The Future's most widely enjoyed columnists and an outspoken advocate of its PolyOral Rights Movement--his beaked second mouth housing the otherworldly, beautiful scream considered the movement's aural mascot--Gruaak Crommow has seen fit to lend his time-machined self and often inadvertently audacious ruminations on the sad state of the past (widely regarded as the present by most of its residents) as a special to the Gauntlet's own Academic Probation section. Caution: Below Opineth Insanity.

October 18, 2007
  SU set to head to Californian conferencePDF files may take a moment to load

All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey and the Students' Union executive will no longer need to be California dreamin'. The SU executive­--four vice-presidents and the president as well as two SU staff members will be traveling to Anaheim, California for the National Conference on Student Leadership Oct. 20-23. The NCSL conference is budgeted to cost the SU $7,897.

October 18, 2007
  Municipal election wrap-upPDF files may take a moment to load

Calgary's 2007 municipal election passed without many surprises Mon., Oct. 15.

Incumbent mayor Dave Bronconnier won with 61 per cent of the vote. Alnoor Kassam received 17 per cent of the vote, Sandy Jenkins was in third place with eight per cent and University of Calgary engineering student Jeremy Zhao received four per cent. The other five candidates collected a combined 11 per cent of the vote.

October 18, 2007
  SU to fund Wellness centrePDF files may take a moment to load

Pulling some Quality Money from its pocket, the Students' Union is planning to build the new Students' Union Wellness Centre to improve current services on the third floor of MacEwan Student Centre.

Former SU president Brian West successfully negotiated a "Quality Money" deal, meaning the SU and Graduate Students' Association receive a percentage of that year's tuition increase--dubbed Quality Money--in order to improve the "student experience."

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