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CRO report: everything A-OK on by-election front

By Diana Lyuber

Running a fair and flawless university election is no small task. Last year’s explosion of controversy surrounding the online voting system just goes to show that a plethora of potential problems are just waiting to blow your results into unusable territory. This is where the people behind the election come into play. Newly appointed Chief… Continue reading CRO report: everything A-OK on by-election front

Hillis Miller

By Diana Lyuber

The Nickel Arts Museum hosted a big name in literary theory last Thu., Oct 14 when internationally acclaimed scholar J. Hillis Miller gave his autobiographical lecture entitled Why Literature? Presented by the Paget/Hoy Speakers Series, Miller was introduced as “one of the giants of the late 20th century” by Dean of Humanities Rowland Smith, who… Continue reading Hillis Miller

Overflow is over

By Diana Lyuber

For the fourth year running, Overflow kicked off the year last Thursday with an unbeatable combination of great music, good vibes, and lotsa booze. The Students’ Union packed MacEwan Hall with help from local talents DJ John Delirious, Dragon Fli Empire and Chixdiggit, along with well known party band Swollen Members. “It went really well,… Continue reading Overflow is over

Distinguished writers change the guard

By Diana Lyuber

The Markin-Flanagan Disting-uished Writers Programme hosts its annual passing of the torch public reading this Thu., Sept. 16, bidding adieu to award-winning Nova Scotian author Robert Finley, and welcoming our newest writer-in-residence Natalee Caple, who begins her residency this Wednesday. The evening gets rolling at 7:30 p.m. at the Cantos Music Foundation, and for the… Continue reading Distinguished writers change the guard

Engineers worried about APEGGA

By Diana Lyuber

APEGGA’s proposal to introduce a new classification of engineers and geoscientists has created controversy within the engineering community. The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geo-physicists of Alberta spent a year developing three registration categories–Registered Engineer, Registered Geologist and Registered Geophysicist–which would fall somewhere between Registered Technicians and Professional Engineers or Geoscientists. APEGGA hopes to… Continue reading Engineers worried about APEGGA