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<p>Justin Azevedo • Isaac Azuelos • Dante Bencivenga • Connor Goodfellow • Alex Hamilton • Michael Issakidis • Kaleem Khan • Salimah Kassamali • Tim Louden • Fabian Mayer • Dawn Muenchrath • Matt Parkinson • Elizabeth Scott • Sean Sullivan • Jeremy Woo • Louie Villanueva • Nam Vuong • • • After much consideration, we reluctantly aknowledge an individual we have long ignored. This week, Riley Hill receives the Golden Spatula Award, not for his constant word genius, or his brilliant intellect or even for his stunning good looks. Rather, we award him this recognition because he threatened our lives if we didn’t.</p>

January 17, 2013
  What Idle No More means to supportersPDF files may take a moment to load

In Calgary on Jan. 11, Idle No More activists held protests outside Stephen Harper’s constituency office and at the University of Calgary. On Jan. 16, a candlelight vigil was held at Calgary’s City Hall to honour Mother Earth.


Idle No More, a movement put in motion by Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples, has spread like wildfire across the country. Initially, Idle No More was started to bridge gaps of misinformation and mistreatment of Canadian aboriginals, and to start dialogue on 
Canadian issues.


January 17, 2013
  A picture worth 1,000 wordsPDF files may take a moment to load

The story started with a photo album. Onalea Gilbertson was flipping through a book of old family pictures when she saw photos of her grandmother, Blanche — not as the person Gilbertson had known, but as the young woman she used to be. From that moment forward, Gilbertson was set irreversibly upon the path that would lead to Blanche: The Bittersweet Life of a Wild Prairie Dame.


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January 17, 2013
  The Kelowna AccordPDF files may take a moment to load

In the midst of the tumultuous, First Nations-based Idle No More movement, a familiar face in Canadian politics showed up in support of Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence’s daring hunger strike. Unfortunately, due to the precarious state of his short-lived minority government, former prime minister Paul Martin is not remembered for his groundbreaking involvement in aboriginal affairs. 


January 17, 2013
  Canada’s highest sporting honourPDF files may take a moment to load

The best kept cultural secret in Calgary may not be an art gallery, microbrewery or theatre company. It may be a place where you can take a punch from Lennox Lewis. 


January 17, 2013
  U of C student’s death mournedPDF files may take a moment to load

A University of Calgary student was fatally stabbed in the early morning on Saturday, Jan. 12.


Brett Wiese, a 21-year-old bachelor of commerce student, died from his injuries after an attack at a house party in Brentwood around 3 a.m. on Saturday.


A second victim, a man in his early 20s, remains in hospital in critical condition, according to reports by the Calgary Herald and Metro.


Police have arrested and charged two people in the attack. 


January 17, 2013
  Having a summer flingPDF files may take a moment to load

For students, summer is the most important time of the year to save money. Students’ job searches should be made easier after a Jan. 10 announcement at the 
University of Calgary by the federal minister of state for finance Ted Menzies, who pledged to create 36,000 summer jobs for 2013. 


January 17, 2013
  Club me ‘til I’m weekPDF files may take a moment to load

Clubs Week is a chance to open your eyes to a campus rich with culture from every corner of the globe, or delve into the two-dimensional world of tabletop gaming. You can dedicate yourself to a charitable cause or pledge your leisure time to watching Star Wars. 


It’s all yours to explore at the University of Calgary’s semi-annual Clubs Week, which showcases over 150 U of C clubs from Jan. 14–18 in MacEwan Student Centre. 


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January 17, 2013
  Arabic studies almost availablePDF files may take a moment to load

Students looking to take 
Arabic at the University of Calgary have reason to be optimistic. Courses in Arabic are likely going to be offered in the near future. The university is working with the Students’ Union to develop a tentative plan that would put Arabic in the course catalog in the fall of 2014.


January 17, 2013
  SU midterm review: VP Operations and FinancePDF files may take a moment to load

The U of C’s SU is a devoted group of students who advocate on behalf of the student body. They sit on many decision-making and administrative groups at the university.


This year’s executive team have set out attainable goals, but with only four months left in their positions, time is slowly slipping away for them to finish what they set out to do.

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January 17, 2013
  SU midterm review: VP Student LifePDF files may take a moment to load

The U of C’s SU is a devoted group of students who advocate on behalf of the student body. They sit on many decision-making and administrative groups at the university.


This year’s executive team have set out attainable goals, but with only four months left in their positions, time is slowly slipping away for them to finish what they set out to do.

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