A needless crime of hate

Have you ever heard the name Matthew Sheppard? His is a non-descript name; it doesn’t tell you very much about this man, who he was, what he did, or what kind of life he had. Perhaps, though, I’ll tell you what I know about this name, because I feel it is important you know that… Continue reading A needless crime of hate

Prof scores grant

La NiƱa can’t touch the kind of project University of Calgary Professor Luc Bauwens is undertaking.Bauwens wants to build a commercially viable pulse-tube cryogenic refrigerator that would have only one moving part, run on helium and cool to a temperature of -200 degrees Celsius. Bauwens recently received a $285,400 strategic project grant from National Science… Continue reading Prof scores grant

Dead or underground?

Since 1995, the Multilateral Agreement on Investments has been in negotiation under the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The MAI is an agreement that creates a corporate bill of rights for investors and investments around the world. The agreement will enforce a new set of rules that seek to protect and expand the power… Continue reading Dead or underground?

Long distance learning

An interim agreement between the University of Calgary and Medicine Hat College will enable Medicine Hat nursing students to take their U of C post-diploma degree at home. Students previously took three years at mhc then a year at the University of Lethbridge to get their Baccalaureate of Nursing."I’m pleased the U of C is… Continue reading Long distance learning

Club loses privileges

The Reform Party on Campus has had their Students’ Union club privileges revoked until the end of Winter semester by the Clubs Comittee at a meeting on Wed., Oct. 28. This includes all SU grants, their office space and mailbox, and SU room and equipment rentals in MacEwan Hall and MacEwan Student Centre.Reformers used their… Continue reading Club loses privileges

Not in our house

Game 1 – UCLA 15 / Dinos 7"Dinos Fall to Bruins in Cup Final"The headlines were set."The University of Calgary Dinosaurs dropped three straight to the visitors from the University of California Los Angeles, to wrap up the 12th annual Husky Dino Cup International Volleyball tournament. In the finals of a tournament boasting the defending… Continue reading Not in our house

Audet goes buckwylin’

He restlessly taps his fingers on the steering wheel as the car in front creeps ahead only inches and fiashes its brake lights. Stop, creep, stop, creep. The traffic jam, annoying to some, but excruciating torture to those like him who thrive on constant motion; destination, ahead. For Dinosaurs Football wide receiver Hughes Audet, avoiding… Continue reading Audet goes buckwylin’

Can’t spell average without rag

"Consistency," explained Dinos forward Scott Kelly.That was the Dinos’ weakness this weekend, splitting two games against the Brandon Bobcats. The first was won 5-4 in overtime. Forward Judd Casper stood out with two goals. Game two was an entirely different story, however. After the first two periods, the Dinos were down 6-0. "We came out… Continue reading Can’t spell average without rag