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Kathleen Edwards, Failer

By James Keller

The biggest challenge for any folk artist, especially any with the obvious country undertones of Kathleen Edwards, is to escape the pigeon-holing that lets critics so freely disregard many similarly excellent artists. However, simply stuffing Edwards’ debut onto the country shelf to be forgotten for greater, more established folk musicians would be a mistake, as… Continue reading Kathleen Edwards, Failer

Travel Supplement Introduction

By Lawrence Bailey

The contents of this supplement are a little immature, especially as far as travel goes, considering the bulk of the authors and photographers are new to the game. Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia… these are not the Himalayas, Burundi or even Russia. Most of your friendly neighbourhood student journalists are not that different than… Continue reading Travel Supplement Introduction

i-Works fuses art and multimedia

By Alan Cho

I can’t help but be disappointed by the lack of robots. It’s ridiculous, but when I heard about the new exhibit at the Nickle Arts, one born from an unholy collaboration between artists and computer scientists, I expected robots. But there are no transforming engines of destruction, not even a pitiful, break dancing Urkel-bot. Instead,… Continue reading i-Works fuses art and multimedia

Preston to become VP Op-Fi

By Вen Li

Gavin Preston, incoming Students’ Union Vice-President Operations and Finance, will have to pay $100 for violating an election bylaw in addition to penalties previously imposed. Unanimously on the evening of Thu., Apr. 17, the Students’ Union Tribunal largely reaffirmed the Review Board’s Mar. 23 decision to suspend Preston’s SU privileges until he takes office on… Continue reading Preston to become VP Op-Fi

Pearce vs. Prestion: Round 2


The epic battle between Gavin Preston and Brett Pearce over the 2003 Students’ Union General Election will conclude again on Bermuda Shorts Day.In February, Preston defeated Pearce in the race for the SU vice-president operations and finance position.In March, Pearce requested that the SU Review Board examine the VP Op-Fi race. Pearce contended that Preston… Continue reading Pearce vs. Prestion: Round 2

The good and the bad of 2002 – 2003

Highlights –Mobilizing one of the most apathetic campuses in the country to band together and fight tuition–Overflow–Tent City and Tuition Fear Factor huge successes–Academic Carnival was well attended–Continued and increased success of Cinemania–Acclaimed president turned out good after all–SU presentation at the Board of Governors tuition meeting–Substantial media coverage in local mainstream media–Online voting went… Continue reading The good and the bad of 2002 – 2003

CPIRG levy not on the ballot

By Вen Li

Twice in two days, the Calgary Public Interest Research Group was rebuffed by University of Calgary Students’ Union. A resolution that would have let students vote whether to financially support CPIRG in the upcoming general election was defeated by the Students’ Legislative Council on Tue., Jan. 14 after CPIRG failed to gain support from the… Continue reading CPIRG levy not on the ballot