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December 04, 2008
  SU VP Events - Midterm ReviewPDF files may take a moment to load

Eeyore and Students' Union vice-president events Luke Valentine have a couple of things in common-- they both have quiet, melancholic demeanours and have a tendency to not bother. Unlike Pooh's friend, Valentine recently began to break out of his doldrums and apply himself fully.

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December 04, 2008
  SU VP Academic - Midterm ReviewPDF files may take a moment to load

Just as Kanga watches over the denizens of Hundred Acre Wood, Students' Union vice-president academic Pamela Weatherbee watches over the academic rights of undergraduate students and co-ordinates a brood of eager commissioners and faculty representatives. Despite the large amount of duties on her plate, Weatherbee built upon the work of her predecessors and caused significant change for students.

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December 04, 2008
  SU President - Midterm ReviewPDF files may take a moment to load

The Students' Union presidential position keeps Dalmy Baez bouncing around the entire campus much like Tigger. Although she doesn't have a tail, Baez does have the boundless energy that is necessary for her workload. As president, Baez directs the vice-presidents and tries to keep the SU and administration's focus on student needs.

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December 04, 2008
  $10,000 of quality money goes to Mac Hall kiosksPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary Students' Union has taken a page out of Mount Royal College's playbook in an effort to ease computing congestion on campus.

Funded by a quality money initiative, the SU has installed a pair of computer kiosks in MacEwan Student Centre as part of a pilot project proposed by operations and finance commissioner Bryan Campbell, inspired by a system already in place at MRC.

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December 04, 2008
  The power and the gloryPDF files may take a moment to load

The weeks since the last Canadian federal election have been eventful, to say the least. While the world economy continues its freefall, the parties of Parliament have squabbled to the point where it is being argued that the governing Conservatives have lost the confidence of the House of Commons.

December 04, 2008
  The philosophy of needlesPDF files may take a moment to load

It's flu season and if you haven't already heard the rolling thunder of melodious sneezes in your classes, you may have at least noticed a few Rudolphs around campus. Better yet, you may have a flu or cold yourself. How glorious is it when oodles of work weigh down upon your weary shoulders and you are compelled to deal with irritating flu symptoms while being nagged by others to get a flu shot. This season, however, think twice before getting one, as flu shots bring meaning to the phrase, "It's not what it seems."

December 04, 2008
  Letter: On drinking and drivingPDF files may take a moment to load

Editor, the Gauntlet,

Another car "accident" linked to teenage drunk driving has stolen lives from this city and this young generation. One more life lost, but many more affected by this traumatic and most impossible to understand of events. In this lack of understanding, the question raised is but one word. Why? Why did someone have to get behind the wheel intoxicated? Why did someone, anyone, not take the responsibility to avoid the consequences?

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