Armed Forces week

By Kirstin Morrell

No, the Canadian Army hasn’t been called in to quell rowdy tuition protests. It is Armed Forces Week at the U of C, and the Society for Strategic and Military Studies has sponsored several military displays and talks by distinguished academics from across North America. The free events ranged from talks by experts in the… Continue reading Armed Forces week

Strike action threatened at SFU


Hundreds of clerical and technical staff marched on the Burnaby mountain campus of Simon Fraser University on Mon., Mar. 24, the latest action in dispute with university administration over wages. CUPE Local 3338 members also took job action with a noon-hour study session at the Burnaby campus.“One of the challenges both parties face is the… Continue reading Strike action threatened at SFU

Snake water

By James Keller

A poster outlining a questionable miracle cure went up on poster boards around campus, advocating the use of water instead of traditional medicine.Entitled “Stay Fit Sans Medicine,” the poster described the use of water, apparently as found in Hindu religious texts, to cure diseases like diabetes, tuberculosis and even cancer. Kamlesh Panchal, whose phone number… Continue reading Snake water


By James Keller

Growing up amid century-old churches and culture stretching back even further, Fuzbox is nothing if not a product of its own environment. With layers of sound that rival the small army of art-rock musicians like Do Make Say Think and Godspeed You! Black Emperor, the Montreal-based band is quickly migrating from the benches, aging trees… Continue reading Fuzbox

Report Cards: Wrestling

By Kris Kotarski

A-The Dinos wrestling team is like nudity. Sometimes it’s great, sometimes it’s ugly, (sometimes it’s Damon Booth), but it’s always interesting.On that note, the men’s wrestling team gets an A and the women’s team gets a strong B+. They both finished second in the nation, but much like nudity, second isn’t always second. The men… Continue reading Report Cards: Wrestling

Report Cards: Women’s Basketball

By Kevin Rothbauer

ACanada West insiders eliminated the Dinos from the playoffs before the season began, and with good reason. The Dinos boasted a lone fifth-year player. Their only fourth-year player was a college transfer. Beyond that, they had a couple on injury-prone third-year players and a bunch of rookies and sophomores.While the Dinos may not have looked… Continue reading Report Cards: Women’s Basketball