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December 05, 1998
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As I was walking through MacEwan Hall, I was approached by someone dressed completely in black. She gave me a piece of paper marked with the familiar eyeball embedded in a pyramid that appears on the back of the American one-dollar bill. This had a vague meaning to me.

Nov. 27 was dedicated to curbing consumer spending in order to show corporate whores who really controls the market; the consumers. The day was also to show big business that it can't continually feed us pop culture and expect us to buy it all.

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November 27, 1998
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On Dec. 6, 1989 Marc Lepine stalked the halls of L'Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal muttering sexist epithets. He murdered 14 women that day because he felt that they were taking away places that rightfully belonged to men. Recently, I heard these events referred to as the actions of "one idiot with a gun." In our attempts to deal with the socially and psychologically distressing events of Dec.

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November 06, 1998
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It was like any other day at the university. The students were herded into class. The professors were underpaid. The library was under-funded. The labs continued to crumble and the Parking Gestapo continued to toot around in brand new, high-priced vehicles. The normality was almost stifling. Except on this day there was a stir in the air. A club was upset, although, we don't quite know about what-something about freedom, something about money, something about a room.

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November 06, 1998
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A funny thing happened when I started to fill out my pretty new maroon Teaching Evaluation form. I had to give my id number.

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September 18, 1998
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Unlike most sane people, I spent Sunday afternoon watching the first Progressive Conservative Leadership Debate. Please keep reading. I promise it won't be stale analysis.

If you didn't see the debate (and you most likely did not), you didn't miss much. As in many leadership debates, most candidates toed the party line and let phrasing draw a line between them.

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