2007-11-01

    
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November 01, 2007
  Men's hockeysaurs take a beating at homePDF files may take a moment to load

Home ice proved not to be an advantage during the University of Calgary men's hockeysaurs two-game homestand Oct. 26 and 27. The Dinos wrapped up their last series before taking to the road for the next five games with two losses to the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. The series opener saw the Dinos lose a hard-fought battle in 2-5 disappointment and the another defeat with a 4-5 overtime loss the following night.

November 01, 2007
  Hurry hurry haaaaarrrrrrddddddddd!PDF files may take a moment to load

It was far too close for comfort, but in the end the taste of victory couldn't have been sweeter. The University of Calgary Dinos women's hockey team participated in an epic encounter for the ages at the Olympic Oval, upsetting the two-time defending Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference champions, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Trojans, in dramatic fashion with a narrow 3-2 shootout victory Sat., Oct. 27.

November 01, 2007
  Soccer Shorts: soccersaurs finish season on high notePDF files may take a moment to load

With two games remaining, the University of Calgary Dinos entered play knowing they needing to grab six points from their opponents if they wished to play in the post-season. The Dinos were, however, in tough against the nationally ranked Trinity Western Spartans and the Fraser Valley Cascades Oct. 26 and 27.

November 01, 2007
  We could be the champions, my friendPDF files may take a moment to load

After being down at halftime, the University of Calgary Dinos football team stormed back with 31 points in the second half, beating the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds 41-23 and taking the final playoff spot in Canada West Fri., Oct. 26. The Dinos finish the year 4-4, making the playoffs for the first time since 2004 and the T-Birds finish with a 3-5 record, missing the playoffs for the first time since 2003.

November 01, 2007
  Haskayne honouredPDF files may take a moment to load

In its annual ranking of the top executive MBA programs in the world, London's the Financial Times named the Alberta/Haskayne EMBA 28th overall. Last year, the program--which is offered jointly by the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta--was in 46th place.

"This international recognition is a clear demonstration of the outstanding quality of the Alberta/Haskayne EMBA program," said Haskayne School of Business' interim dean Dr. Vernon Jones.

November 01, 2007
  Vet venue verdictPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary faculty of veterinary medicine will open fall 2008. The much anticipated project has been pushed back three times, leaving prospective students excited about the prospect of finally starting class.

Graduate student Nicole Germscheit explained she had wanted to go to vet school in Calgary since the first announcement was made--then-provincial learning minister Lyle Oberg announced the U of C would have a vet school by fall 2006.

November 01, 2007
  CJSW (music adjective) funding goalPDF files may take a moment to load

The love poured in from all over the globe last week as CJSW's funding drive crushed its goal of $225,000.

Pledges came in Germany, Norway and Scotland and a few pledges even travelled from as far away as Japan.

CJSW station manager Chad Saunders called this year's funding drive "mind-blowing" and "a great success." While funding drive is mind-blowing nothing can really prepare you for the type of roller-coaster ride it takes you on, he noted.

November 01, 2007
  Editorial: "Friends" is a four letter wordPDF files may take a moment to load

As the University of Calgary has shown with acidic responses to the Maclean's university rankings, reputation is important to them. Showing up low in those rankings hurts that reputation, so they pull out and protest the process used to determine them as they did last year. This naturally extends to when an organization misappropriates the university's logo and name as the Friends of Science Society did in the past. The university protested and demanded the logo and name be removed from the offending materials.

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