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September 04, 2008
  The rise of raunchPDF files may take a moment to load

In 1927, before anything like post-feminism or the notion of sex-positivity became vogue in academic circles, the seed that would become lipstick feminism was planted in German expressionist cinema.

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September 04, 2008
  From the WRCPDF files may take a moment to load

The word diversity means different things to different people. Mainstream thought about diversity focuses on racial and cultural differences, which disregards all other forms of diversity: gender, age, ability, sexuality and many more. At the Women's Resource Centre, we seek to promote education and awareness of all forms of diversity, with the goal of creating a more self-aware, knowledgeable and conscious campus community.

September 04, 2008
  Mr. Harper, your pants are on firePDF files may take a moment to load

Stephen Harper, you're a liar.

Harper is going back on his 2006 election promise to enforce fixed election dates, threatening to call an election by the end of the week.

If Harper makes the call-- a near certainty after asking Governor General Michaëlle Jean not to attend the Paralympics in Beijing and putting out election-like ads last Friday-- it will be the third election in four years. This is a significant figure, with each election costing tax payers hundreds of millions of dollars.

September 04, 2008
  Letter: Study AbroadPDF files may take a moment to load

Editor, the Gauntlet

Here are three questions for U of C students: 1. Was your summer boring? 2. Did you hang out with the same old buds? 3. Do you feel as though you did nothing?

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September 04, 2008
  The sexiness of spotsPDF files may take a moment to load

Since the discovery of the G-spot, women everywhere have been trying to uncover the truth behind this mysterious and astonishing little body part. The Grafenberg spot was named after its official discoverer, gynecologist Ernst Grafenberg in 1944. If you pick up a book on tantric sex, however, you find that practitioners have been playing with this "sacred spot" for over a millennium.

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September 04, 2008
  Letter: The fury of fact checking and an alarming case of copyright activist' bluesPDF files may take a moment to load

Editor, the Gauntlet:

I'd like to correct a couple of points made in your article ["Copyright changes not all about CDs," Sarelle Azuelos, July 17, Gauntlet] about Bill C-61, the bill the government introduced to amend the Copyright Act.

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September 04, 2008
  Kid's cancer closer to curePDF files may take a moment to load

Researchers are one step closer to beating a rare form of brain cancer fatal to children. Based at the University of Calgary and the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Dr. Aru Narendran and his team developed a process to grow atypical teratoid/rhaboid tumours in petri dishes using a small amount of brain fluid from an affected child. Less than 10 per cent of children with AT/RT survive.

September 04, 2008
  Lewis brings issues closer to homePDF files may take a moment to load

University of Calgary frosh were treated Tuesday to a keynote address from a Canadian icon who testified with Alicia Keys, accompanied Oprah Winfrey to Zambia and said he wants to "physically assault" World Bank and International Monetary Fund officials. Despite having 28 honourary degrees, a knighthood from Lesotho and attending four post-secondary institutions, Stephen Lewis never actually finished his undergraduate degree.

September 04, 2008
  Alberta's nurses overworked, shortage growsPDF files may take a moment to load

Alberta's nursing shortage will only get worse as young nursing graduates leave their professions for less demanding work in or outside their fields, said the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta.

September 04, 2008
  Battle of the border a benchmark for ballersPDF files may take a moment to load

The 2008 incarnation of the University of Calgary Dinos men's basketball squad made their debut this weekend losing to the University of Montana Grizzlies twice in close games during the Battle of the Border tournament at the Jack Simpson Gym Aug. 30-Sept. 1.

The Grizzlies, who play in the Div. 1 NCAA Big Sky Conference, took the lead early in Monday's noon match-up and never gave it back, although there were times when the Dinos proved they belonged on the same court during the 76-69 loss.

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