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Online Exclusive: Haskayne receives accolades for MBA program

By Kris Schmidt

The University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business Exective MBA Program was recently ranked as one of the world’s top 50 business schools by the Financial Times. Each year the Financial Times publishes a ranking of executive MBA programs. Surveys are sent to both alumni who graduated three years ago and to the business school.… Continue reading Online Exclusive: Haskayne receives accolades for MBA program

Volleysaurs’ season crashes to a halt

By Carly McKay

The Dinos men’s volleyball team officially ended their season Feb. 11-12 against the playoff-bound University of Winnipeg Wesmen. The Dinos hoped to salvage a parting victory before waving the white flag and getting a jump start on the rebuilding process for next year. Saturday’s contest was unfortunately a blowout, with the Wesmen cruising to the… Continue reading Volleysaurs’ season crashes to a halt

Sinking in quick sand as season washes away

By Carly McKay

With their perennial rivals, the University of Alberta Golden Bears, rolling into town last weekend, the Dinos men’s volleyball team knew they had to bring their ‘A’ game to the court. Facing the defending Canadian Interuniversity Sport champs early on in the season is a huge measuring stick for the struggling Dinos as they tried… Continue reading Sinking in quick sand as season washes away

Haskayne students renovate house

By Kirstin Morrell

While most students were studying and partying this weekend, some University of Calgary business students were working hard renovating a needy family’s house. Members of Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship and The Social Exchange, two Haskayne School of Business clubs, repaired and painted the house in Pineridge while business sponsors carpeted and tiled. Their efforts paid off… Continue reading Haskayne students renovate house

Mononoke not okay

By Nicole Kobie

Just because a movie brings in $150 million in its first release doesn’t mean it’s any good. But usually, when every single reviewer sings its praises, it means the movie is good. The exception is Princess Mononoke, a movie without a bad review to its credit. With only Titanic grossing more in Japan, the anime… Continue reading Mononoke not okay

Sheri-D Wilson

By Anne-Marie Bruzga

“Sorry I’m late,” says Sheri-D Wilson, as she pushes her dark glasses up behind her ears. “I’ll just grab a coffee, and we’ll get to it.” A very down to earth intro for a someone usually classified as “a wild woman.” Actually, Sheri-D Wilson has been described as everything from a weird DNA-rendering of the… Continue reading Sheri-D Wilson

U of C A-okay for Y2K

By Angela Nicol

With a Y2K-fearing world hiding in bomb shelters, University of Calgary students hope to head back to a fully functional campus in January. Students wondering about the university’s potential Y2K problems need not worry, however, according to the University of Calgary’s Year 2000 Project Team. The team has been working since Aug. 1998 to ensure… Continue reading U of C A-okay for Y2K

Access… Okay’d

By Angela Nicol

Think of it as a small CAUS for celebration. Alberta Learning Minister Lyle Oberg has agreed to work with the Council of Alberta University Students to formulate a study about financial accessibility to post-secondary education in Alberta. "We hope this will be a comprehensive study into who is falling through the cracks in the system,… Continue reading Access… Okay’d

Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any spine?

By Jan Creaser

There’s a general conception among Political Science majors that anybody outside the department should not be allowed to vote in any type of election. We, the politically uneducated, apparently do not have the knowledge to make coherent decisions regarding the future of municipalities, provinces and countries. In other words, democracy should only extend to those… Continue reading Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any spine?

Ambassador to Afghanistan visits

By Kay She

Three more Canadian soldiers were killed in Afghanistan this week, prompting Canadians to question the role of their country in Afghanistan. On Wednesday, the Centre of Military and Strategic Studies at the U of C sponsored “Defining Success in Afghanistan– Perspectives from the Canadian Ambassador,” a public presentation with outgoing Canadian Ambassador to Afghanistan, Arif… Continue reading Ambassador to Afghanistan visits