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September 27, 2001
  Shinerama: Students fighting Cystic FibrosisPDF files may take a moment to load

Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited (genetic) disease that affects primarily breathing and digestion and other functions of the body. The effects of CF are most devastating in the lungs. CF may also cause extreme difficulty in digesting and absorbing adequate nutrients from food.


September 20, 2001
  Campus Security delays expansion PDF files may take a moment to load

Expansion. Just say it--"Why is it taking so bloody long to finish this building? Wasn't it suppose to be finished by September?" Believe it or not, there is a reason that over the past six months expansion has seemed to come to almost a complete standstill.


September 13, 2001
  Do you give a flying rat's ass?PDF files may take a moment to load

Is there something about this campus that really bugs you? Do you have a social conscience and want to do a little resumé padding at the same time? The Students' Union needs a number of students to sit on a variety of committees--we're talking everything from recycling and sexual harassment on campus to parking appeals and campus recreation. If it's an issue on campus, there's a committee that deals with it.


June 07, 2001
  How to get some free moneyPDF files may take a moment to load

On Fri. June 15, students will be rushing to the university's Awards and Financial Aid office to hand in their applications for undergraduate student awards. There are hundreds of awards waiting for all different types of students--this translates into free money for those who qualify.


April 12, 2001
  The last SLC View of 2000/01PDF files may take a moment to load

You're either reading this because it's BSD, the Gauntlet has come out and you are drunk, or you are procrastinating and decided to read the Gauntlet in its entirety or you just love my writing... maybe not.


April 05, 2001
  Last week's mistakePDF files may take a moment to load

I have a larger readership than I thought. In last week's SLC viewpoint I goofed up. When I opened the paper on Thursday I was shocked that I had actually written such an inaccurate report on student voting rights about the Faculty Promotions Committee (FPC).
Although I had the background information on this issue, I was distracted by schoolwork. Unfortunately it resulted in a column missing lots of information and an issue inaccurately portrayed. So I decided to writ4047


March 29, 2001
  Porco and team get the votePDF files may take a moment to load

Student representatives may soon have voting rights on the General Faculties Council (GFC), the academic policy body of the University of Calgary. Specifically, this means faculty representatives who sit on the Student Academic Assembly (SAA), the Vice-president Academic and President of the Students' Union. This was the result of a year-long initiative by incoming VP Academic Nic Porco and other SAA and SLC representatives.


March 22, 2001
  Pillowgate: The SU scandal for MarchPDF files may take a moment to load

Last week, Students' Union President Toby White, VP External Duncan Wojtaszek and External Commissioners Matt Stambaugh and myself attended the Canadian Alliance Student Associations (CASA) lobby conference and internal review in Ottawa.

The three main points CASA was lobbying on were: relieving student debt, restoring CHST and rebuilding campus infrastructure.

CASA's membership is comprised of 22 universities and colleges
(including your SU) and they lobby the federal government on our



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