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Aries (April 17-May 11)Richard Nixon is still secretly holding that old grudge against you. Don’t sweat it though, you only gave him what he had coming anyways. You should know that we think you should buy a lottery ticket Friday. You should also know that the lottery board paid us to say that.Taurus (May 12-June… Continue reading Horoscopes

MJ, SU to Heal the Den

Student drinkers can rest easy: the Student’s Union is making the Den a better place for you and for me.The SU, which has been criticized for lax security measures at the campus bar, passed a motion earlier this month to create an agency to provide security at the Den, tentatively named "Sekürity." In accordance with… Continue reading MJ, SU to Heal the Den

Can the men conquer nationals?

Sacré bleu! Two seasons ago, the University of Calgary stumbled against the Université de Laval in La Belle Province du Quebec. This year, the Dinos open the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Men’s Volleyball Championships against the Rouge et Or in La Province de Social Cuts et Volleyball. In case you don’t speak Franglais, that’s Alberta.Seeded sixth,… Continue reading Can the men conquer nationals?

Women hoopsters make early exit

Take your hat’s off to the women’s basketball team. The season has been a tough battle throughout, and it was topped by a fight against the Teletubbies from Edmonton.Head Coach Shawnee Harle started into the season hoping for a repeat of the 2000/01 season, where the girls took home the bronze medal at nationals."We are… Continue reading Women hoopsters make early exit

Grimard and Co. punish Pronghorns

While most University of Calgary students spent reading week imbibing Wild Turkey by the imperial gallon, the men’s hockey team were slightly more productive, playing two games to close out their regular season and steamrolling through the first two games of Canada West playoff action.To recap: On Feb. 14 and 16, the Dinos played a… Continue reading Grimard and Co. punish Pronghorns

Say’s golds lead to silver

Tara NychkaloThe University of British Columbia hosted the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Championship for the first time in 11 years last weekend. The events of the three-day national championship left the University of Calgary Dinos swim team coming up short, second overall to the host team. The long running rivalry will have to wait one more… Continue reading Say’s golds lead to silver

Track women dethrone Huskies

Outstanding.That’s the only word that can describe the Dinos women’s first place victory at the Canada West track and field meet Feb. 22."Our men were slated to be fourth and garnered third," said assistant coach Doug Lamont. "The women went in favoured to win. They did a good job and won."The women’s victory was sweetened… Continue reading Track women dethrone Huskies

Kazakh phenom best in the land

Denis Zhukov’s amazing story just gained another ripple. On Feb. 27, the third-year Dino was named the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Men’s Volleyball Player of the Year in conjunction with the 2001/02 national championships in Edmonton."It’s pretty funny," mused Zhukov, who plays internationally for Kazakhstan. "The trophy says CIS Player of the Year. CIS also stands… Continue reading Kazakh phenom best in the land

Soccersaur set to represent Canada

The official Canadian Soccer Web site calls it “the picturesque Algarve region of Portugal.” University of Calgary goalkeeper Taryn Swiatek calls it two weeks of missed schoolwork and a potential health hazard."I’ve never been there before, but you can’t do schoolwork on these trips," said a grinning Swiatek after she received an invite to the… Continue reading Soccersaur set to represent Canada