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Feds election results Zhris Edey, Dave Capper, Liam vlcHugh RussellandJohnbedy form he next Feds executive Turnout for his year's electioni\up three per cent

page 10 You! Off my planet!-The alternative to war in Iraq is permitting its oppressive regime, argues J,eeK'udrick.

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Peace protests in roronto f i e London Daily Mirror called it the 'largest ever mobilization against war." Imprint was in Toronto this weekend for the demonstrations gainst military intervention in Iraq.

"Kiss me with some tongue" Steve Hanov 4th year CS

"Put me on the front cover of Imprint" Andrew More 1st year Bus

E-mail election controversy closes VP education candidate Liam LlcI hgh-Russellwrotcane-madcom~aringhimself to opponent Aaron Lee-Wudrick -but it was not libel>us,says the elections committee.

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page 12 Maps and legends -Edey looks at the stances on war of France, Germany, the U K and Canada.

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"Kiss our friend who's puking right now" Mark Douglas, Masrk Robertson and Steve Buck 1st year Undecided

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Iraq forum held at Waterloo Inn Local speakersmadc prcscntations at thc Watcrloo Inn on February 13.

"Cut and comb my hair" Scott Zehr Isy year Arts

"Make love to each other" Chris Cantebury and Colin Deblurg 46 CS

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Basis of economics shaky Economics is ftjundcd on nothing more thana few assumptions, argues Robby Brooks.

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Arts regular councillor Andrae Martin became the third Students' Council member to lose his seat this year due to absenteeism.

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ing chants such '1s "George Bush, we knou you, Daddy ma5 a Lller tool" to police and cameracreu sgathered out nSaturday, rebruary 15historywas side, and then proceeded to the ICing ade \That the Lo~idorlIlu/b M~rrur Street square at Ciq Hall to hear m vmbed as "the largest ex ermobili- flamed speakers ltioii against war" took place inTo I'hese speakers announced that the mto to protest the impending \%ar crowd countwas 80,000andgavetalk5 atweentheU S and Iraq Meanu Me, that strengthened the crowd's sohdarmilar protests occurred around the it) Thc march and speeches lasted orld -fromNoru ay to Portugual, roughlv three hours in total, for somc I Argentina to I Iau aii, from 1,eba itu as aday-longaffair The rallj ,which ,n and Israel, to Melbourne and was organi~edby a coalition of To,dney to Nen York City, and alw rontopeace and social groups,was an ,re in\Xratcrloo More than 25 coun- even larger success thanits counterpart ics in total ha>e shown their oppo- a few weeks ago tion to the U S ledwaronIraq,and US national security a d v i x r )me of them hate a difficult time Condo1eej.n Rice wasn't fazed, ,icing dissent about their own po though She had been absolutel~~ clear ical situation Protesters bravmgthe on the U S 's position it isn't baclung ,Idcame fromallwak ofhfe,and all down,andawon't settle forthe L N 's ;es Drums pounded in throngs bureaucraticstahgtacticseither Bnt~roughoutthe crowd, with horns ish prime minister Ton! Blair contin miniscent ofmedieval battle cries ues to be wpportn e, drawing intense The bus gathered passengers from criticism from Britons and anti-war le S I C at 10 a m and made stops at protesters around the \corld Dubbed 'aterlooToumSquareand Kltchener "Bush's poodle," Blair showed up 111 it) Hall before heading to Toronto Melbourne protests as a @ant paper A protestor makes his opinion of George Bush's terrorist-locating he march started at Yonge and mache poodle with his own human hndas, at the Eaton Centre, and head Torontoplacardsalsoalludedto Your Iraqnophobia," and the ingen anti Bushsloganshowever,withsigns ~ a d e dwest on Dundas, down Uni Blair's s~pportwith"Axisof evil Bush, ious "I Am An Iraqi Spy " There was like "Not Anti-American,Just Antixsity, past the U S Consulate and Cheney, Blair" and similar slogans W t a r y Aggression " a large pamted bear reading "Don't 1st on Queen Street to the Ctty Hall The crowd's creatitity also came BearAms~anda1argepmtedC;corge Toronto's Saturday crou dshowed ffices The crowd briefly stopped at across with signs such as "Drop Bush, Bush, showndefecatingon the globe that many Canadians are opposed to ~econsulateonDundas tovellmarch not Bombs," "Bombing KVEo'nt' Cure Same T o r o n t o a s steered clear of the war against Iraq, and a largcrpor'ECIAL TO IMPRINT

tactics know^. tion than ever before is prepared to protest m support of thls cause Canadian protestors demanded an end to "umperialtsm" and "racistwars," and only time will tell if they get their demands, too

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OnTh~mda) ,Pebnuiy 13the election committee released a decision n e mall n ritten b ~Liam , PvlcH~~gh clearingPvlcHugh Russell of most of ussell, our neu lice president of the charges brought agam\t him iucation, wn\ passed around on Statedm their decisionis thc follow edneday, February 12, the last da, ing "The c mail essentially quotes cfore voting f i e e mail, whichmas [AaronLee R'udnck] on anumber of ~stnbutedtoapproximately 50 ofhi5 subjectsand comments on them (ofrpporters, compared his campaign tenwithquotes from [LiamMcHugh ) that of his opponent Aaron Lee Russell]) It is difficult to claim that mdnckconcerning fit e basic issues anv of these quotes could be inter lition, deregulation,platformrevers preted out of contest when the con Is, lobby groups and campus envi- text was proxided to anyone who mment Inresponre,I,ee \\"udnck's wanted to see it " pporters sent complamts tothe elecI Iowcvcr, the committee did fmd on committee The complamts fo- that McI Iugh-Ku5sellhad misrepre ~ s e don the fact that even though sented others m the e-mail on two lerewerellnksprovided m the c - d occaaons Fmt,mthec mailhe stated, direct quotes Lee-\X'udrick made, "Chris Ede) ,who is an actme memieymere taken out oFcontext,thcre- ber of the NDP " Since m e y let his membership m the NDP lapse, this was found to be amisrepresentation of Edev's character The council felt this was a minor misrepresentation McHugh-Russell's and fined McHugh Russell one per e-mail and the election cent or $3 committee's decision can Second,McHugh Russellclaimed be viewed at that Lee-ludrick had no cxpcrience uwstudent.org/story/ oncouncil,whenm fact he cldattend 15864. Lee-Wudrick's one meeting the previous Sunday response to McHughMcHugh Russell explamed that he Russell is available at drafted the c-mail before Lee-IVudnck uwstudent,org/story/ had attended that meeting The same 16021. minor fme was apphed, making a IMPRINT

total of $6, the w m will be conaidered n reduction of McIIugh-Rus~ll's spending limit, and not a monetarb fine McHugh Russell agreed nith the committee's decision "The! mere mnor errors, for which mmor penalties were issued," he said "The misrepresentations were not purpo5eful They did not affect the election results E mailing supporters is common practice dunng the voting period " According to the election proce dures, he's right In fact itwas lust last

''The misrepresentations were not purposeful. They did not affect the election results." -Liam McHugh-Russell

year that the restriction of electronic campaigningwashfted to allow cancldates more access to reachvoters Ac cording to Brandon Sweet, chief returmng officer, there is "a regulation that states there can'tbeany campaignmg m any building d u m g the voting

penod "But ma 5ystemu here T oting is do\4 ed to take place o&e,perhaps thete should be a restriction on mass c mail5 during \ ot~ngpcrlodsSn eet responded to this by saving that the committee made as dccisioi~ based on the election procedures Itsted in the documents available to them And changing those documents is a very loi~gand difficult process Still, since McHugh-Russell did misrepresentthe charactersof twocandidates, some people feel a formal apology ism order The election pro cedure states that when the elections committee fmds a violation thev can issue a binding instruction to a candi date to terminate orrcdress the molation But, explained Sweet, "the ldea was not brought to the table. Instcad we felt a fine was the best course of action." othersue concernedwiththe fact that Lee-1Yitdrickdidnotget a chance to defend hunself McHugh Russell argues that the tlming of the e-mail was not intended to prevent LeeWudnck f~ornrespondin~. Itwas sent out late because he was too busy. McT Iugh-Russell felt that he needed to explain the differences on some of themost important issues of the campaw'. As for Lee-Wudnck,he is satisfied by this explanation -somewhat. "I

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spoke with Liam on tinday night Feb ruary 141and now I am con\mced he simply had a lapse in judgement," he mentioned 1 ia e mail, "but I still bc heve that itwas a realh low blast The results showed that itn as a c h e race [McHugh Russell won bj 164votes1, and I question how much the e-mail he sent affected voting in the last 24 hours."


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IMPRINT STAFF Slush from the SLC entrance near Scoops is seeping through the floor and leakmg through the ceding of the Used Bookstore The mater and salt carfiedinbySLCpatronsfiltersthrough naturally occurring hairline cracks m the concretebehvccn the first and sec ond floor of the SLC, and t h s migration turns the cracks into multiple leaks that dnp onto the books below This mixture is so acidic that, after a couple of days, it can eat through a book's covcr John Jongenus, man ager of the Used Bookstore, discovered this last month when he found a new leak that had managed to eat through multiple book covers "I've ne\er seen a cover with a hole right through," Jongerius admits "Right through the co\ e r that's severe " \XMeJongenus estlmatcs that only five bookgwere damaged beyond re pair from this current leak, previous leaks have made this problem a sea sonal expectation for the staff at the Used Bookstore Usuallythe leaks are quickly found and the books are dried out and are quite capable of bcing resold '?Ye get ones that are not too damaged," Jongerius explained "Wc wipe them off and they'll be fine the next day Most of them come m that category, but these are the onesthat are so damaged that the covcr had been eatenaway " Jongerius continues that as long as they're dry then they'll get resold "If there's any lund of water damage, we wouldn't sell them It wouldn't be fair to the customers, to the students " While not as severe as the current situation,the areathat the UsedBookstore occupies has always experienced leaks.RickZalaecnas.&ectorofmaintenance andutdtttes,explainsthat ever since the fustwinterafteritscreationin Marchof 1995 the area has hadproblemg. Before the Used Bookstore moved in during the spring of 2000, the Campus Cove used to occupy the space and, accordingtoJongenus,they

had similar problems "They had wa ter-damaged equipment that needed to be replaced," Jongerius admttcd "But the problems has gotten a lot worse since we moved in " Once consideredamor problem bv Zalagenas, the number of leaks has grown solarge thatJongerius has lost lcaks in count There are ~urrentl~three ]ongerius'officclocatedinthe backof the bookstore, but m terms of the bookstore proper Jongenus can only sap "lots there's trays after trays " I he trays are sheet metal traj 5 fas tened to the L sed Aoohstore's ceiling that catch the water and channel it through the wall into the mechanical roomnext door,where it's pipcdmto the sewer Uantel Parent, theuniversity archi tect, explainsthat the current situation wasn't exiected during the planning stages of the SLC expansion '?-Yrith these kinds of leaks, you don't expect that t h e r ~would be that much snow and slush dragged into a building and that's really what it is It'\ not a structural problem or anything People walk in with snow and all this m a s comes into the budding and it lust wasn't provided with that amount of slush coming in, so we have to find a solution " 7alagenas' tray solution was always intended as a short term solu tion and, at the time of the first leak hvo years ago, a morc permanent solutmnwasn't really necessary "As time goes along," explained 7alagenas, "there are a numbcr of jobs that are scheduled over the year and do get prioritized in order of magnttude, so that if you had a roof failure it would have more pnonty than a seasonal leakage " But now, with numerous trays affixed to the ceiling, Zalageans has only recently sought out an alternative to adding more trays "The amount of time that the problem occurred was relativelybrief, but now it seems to be expanding It's become anissue \%'hereas before itwas aman ageable issue, now it's become avery pressing issue."

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Used bookstore employee Sara Hamid catches some drips. The exact nature of the long term solution is s t d being decided upon The most likely solution, Parent explained, is the placement of a water proof membrane between the floors to stop the water "T7c may have to remove the floor tile,and we may ha\ e togrindthe floordownabit togetthe waterproof membrane in place And thenafter thatwe would putnew tiles in and that way we'll be able to contain the mess and then mop a up " An other solution of a grate to catch the snow is also a possibility but Parent doesn't think the solution w d work out"because of the structuralaspectof the koncrete] slab " \%atever the final solutionis, par ent admits that construction on the entrance by Scoops is scheduled for May-June in order to take advantage of the spring term where fewer smdents will be on campus Other entrances may be examined as well, but nothing has been scheduled yet Par-

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ent wouldn't confirm that constructlon would be happening, only that "wc may do something, lust to be on the safe side " Parent docs~~'tbcIicvc thc construc tion should &srupt the Used Bookstore The Unir7ersityof\Yaterloohas bought the damaged books for the h l l cover price, ensunngthat neither the student who first sold the book nor the Used Bookstore lost any money over the waterlogged books. Without any worry to his business, Jongerius can joke about the matter. "It's good for sales The more water damaged books, the better for students because the university's going to pay us for everything that's water damaged It's an agreement that they've already fulfilled and will continue to fulfil If the whole place got flooded, it'll make a lot of students happy."

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Waterloo Inn hosts forum on Iraq and the economic sanctions of the last few years have resulted in a vast number of Iraqi children bemg de ,pubhc forum concerningthe threat pressed, having coktant nightmares nd repercussions of warm Iraq was and believmg that "life is not worth eld at the Waterloo Inn on Thurs- living." Galam also spread the message ay, February 13 2003. It featured a anel of experts. Kahs Galanis,amem- that foreigners are welcome m Iraq er of a Canahan led international' "There are a few Down with USA' :am sent to Baghdad t o e v m e the postersm someareas,but these are the &erabillties of Iraqiciv&ans;Peggy messagesthe Iraqigovernment wants ilason. a Senior Fellow at the Nor- to send to foreigners for their past of Ian PatersonSchool of International grief and suffer&. p h e Iraq] do not perpetuate this feeling, Lelations,andRonClermnson,acom vssioner on the United Nations and are very warm and welcoming." Masonwas the next speakerto take donttormg, Verification and Inqpecthe podium. She started with a small Ion Commission (UNMOVIC) The fomm was moderated by excerpt from a Britishlournal, which stated that France's refusal toloin the 3rnte Regehr, executive director of 'rolectPloughshayes,thepeacecentre U S in a war with Iraq would render the UN irrelevant It lustdied b s claim ~ h c hsponsored the elrent. Reg& by stating that the veto power of the nitiated the proceedings by express Secunty Council would make it mng why t h s forum was being held This threat ofwar has beenunder the possible to go to war with countnes vatchfuleye ofavery concernedpub- that would use weapons of mass destruction for c r m a l means. Mason LC," he said The forum wouldalso try o explain what was at stake if the argued that the reverse was true, and that France l a m g the US. in war hreat ofwarwere to be realizcd "the vellbeing of the people of Iraq, the against Iraqagamstthe charter resoluvellbemgof the people of the Middle tions of the UN would do a lot more %st region" and, shouldweapons of to undermine the role of the UN in nass destruction beused, "a threatto ' maintammgpeace andglobal securtty. Mason said that the U.S. has been )eopleall over the world." Galamspoke first Shewasamem- under breach of certain UN regula,er of an mternationd study team of tions which state that all countnes of q e a s mthe fields ofhealthcare,child the UN have to disclose relevant facts afety and emergency awarenessthat on what they have found in Iraq. risited Iraq from January 20 to 26. Mason also made mention of the qalanis was able to share both the recent admissionof US. Secretary of esults of her research as well as her State Colin Powell that the U.S had )wn personal expenences with the withheld some information on Iraq. To this, Mason remarked dryly, '7 ,eople of Iraq. One of the issues the report exam- guess what they forgot to mention nedwas the vuherabdtty of Iraqichil- was that the regulation does not apply ken, which is not only physical but to those with the most relevantinfordso psychologicd The threat ofwar mation." PECIAL TO IMPRINT

C I e e s o n was the evenmg's final speaker.He first enlightenedtheauhence as to why economic sanctions were mposedagainst Iraqm the first place Sanctions, he said, were m posed against a country considered a threat mokder "torender them imp* tent." However, he affirmed that the UN had not yet found evidence of Saddam being a threat even though "he might starve his people to death " He stated that since 1996Iraq has sold $38 6 billton in oil However it does not see a penny of this as the first 20 per cent goes to Kuwait to repay the country for the damage suffered as a result of the Gulf Warwhile the rest goes to the UN m sponsoring such commissions as UNMOVIC. Cleminson also insisted that the inspccttbnwasmexperthands."[Chief UN weapons mspectorj Dr. PIans] Blixwillattcmpt togive a reportwhch iswellbalanced Hewill state both the cons andpros without prepdice " He alsoadded thatDr BWs constantfear is that the media has a tendency to highlight the cons while at the same time twisting the wordmgof the pros, which puts Iraq's cooperation m a ,negativehght. Instead,Clermnsonsays thatthepublic should readallthe facts, stay mformed, formulate their own opmons and try to .prevent themselves frmbeingmfl~encedb~propagandist medm A question hour from the audience followedthe speakers.The most mportant concern raisedwasthe role ofCanadain suchaconfkt The panel members agreed that so far, the Canadian government has supported the UN m this matter, and they hope that d continues to do so "Awarm Iraq:' concluded Mison, 'bould be cata strophic "

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Arts councillorAndrae Martinlostlus seat on students' council onbebruanr 9 because he was absent from too many council meetings. Martin be came the third councillor to be removed fromstudents'council in2003 03 after science co-op councillor Michelle Bokhan and enpeering wuncillor ~ r i n ~ o u n ~ ltheir o s tseats last term due to absenteeism. Bokhari later regained her seat through acclamation. Martin, a fourth year cconomics student, attributed his absence to a "huge academcworkload" and a fulltime job that made it difficultfor hun to fulfills obligations as arts councillor He missed council meetings in December,January and February Federation of Students president Brenda Kopiowskt said Martin faded to excuse hunself from some of the meetings he nussed "At the start, he was really good with e-matling me if there was aproblem, but then the last two or three times, there was no response," said Koprowski "It was hard to find out what was going on." Under subsection VIII.1 of the Federationof Studentsbylaws regardingabsentee councdors, "Any voting member of students' council who satisfies any of the conctttons lkted below shall be deemed to have r e h quishedhs/her seatmdthe seat shall

be vacant, subject to ratificationby a simplemajonty of students' council'" Martin qualified for remol a1 under the first condition of the bylaw "The councillor has been absent and/or more than 30 mtnutea late for two or more meetings without being excused "

"I expect that [student council members] understand the commitment they're making." -Brenda Koprowski, Fedspresident

Except for one abstention, students' council voted unanimously in favour of removing Martin at the last councilmeetingon Sunday,February 9 Although the bylaw states that "Councillors facing removal shall be allowed to defend themselves during the debate on the ratification of their removal," Martin said he could not attend the last council meeting because he was scheduled to work that day. Last year, only three councillors

hadpelfect attendance records-mad co op councillor Liam McHugh R u s d , science co-op councillo CynthiaKoert andSt Jerome's coun cdlor I<atte Law Absentecrsm 17 common problem among council lors "Some people might finda's nc for them and lust stop commg [to th meeting\] ," Ihprowsh explainec "Other people might pat h a ~ ~toe much to do " Although Koprowskt said sh sy.mpathizes with' councillors wh cannot attend e>erymeetingbecaus of school or work obltgatlons, sh expects them to fulfil their counc duties to the b ~ s of t their ability ' expectthat they understand the con mltment they're makingand that thc understand~heimportance of bcm therc to speak [about] issues," sk said Councillors are encouraged r notify I<oprowsh if they cannot a t~ndameeting or if theyneed to lea\ &Y According to Federation of Sh dents executive researcher and assis ant Brandon Sweet,Martin7spositir has already been filled "Aas regul student Jason Stanley submitted nomination form on Tuesday, Fel w r y 11forthe arts regularvacancyk by Mr Martin and has subsequent been acclaimed to the arts regular se fortheremamderofthe2002-03term said Sweet

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Election garbage lingers

'he election is all over now, except or the complaining, that is There's 10 shortage of t h g s to complain bout either

VP ed and senator at-large Liam McHugh-Russell, who won for VP education as well as enator at-large was unsure whether )r not he would bc able to hold )oth positions. He should be llowed to hold the senate seat as ong as he is a student. The Univerity ofWaterloo Act of 1972 says hat, among others, "There shall be Senate of the University composed s follows.. One undergraduate tudent from each faculty of the lntversity plus two at-large." In the act, which is like the onstitution of the university, one leed only be an undergraduate tudent to hold the senate. scat. &Me Senatebylaw five says that mly fulltune undergraduates can

vote,all references to candidatessay undergraduate. It would be a benefit to students to have a fulltune W ed with a voice and a vote on senate and it is allowed under law and bylaw McHugh-Russell should then be allowed to hold both positions.

Judging this is more complicated because the rules for the two campaigns are more different since one was amended and the other was not. Clearlythe procedures shouldbe enforced or corrected.

Double campaign

After ten days of campaigntngand three days df voting, this is the first time students on co-op may have heard of the electionbecause Monday, the th~rdlast day of voting, was when the first e-mad came out notifying students that the electionwas happening In response to questions about the lateness of the notification Stephen S. Skrzydlocommented on uwstudent.org, "...the rules are still being followed." (uwstudent.org/ story/15883)

While McHugh Russell was running for W education he was also running a campaign for senator at large Where aproblem can anse is if campaign expenses arc applied to both budgets and the dtfferent spendtng limits McHugh-Russell told me that he didn't spend anything specificallyon his senate campaign and neither did his opponent, Derek Chan McHugh-Russell did spend close to htv h i t on hts executive campagn, whtch raises the question of whether or not any of those expenditures can be counted towards a senate campaign The spending limit for executive 1s f 300 while the limit for senator at-large is $200 Obviously having posters with hts name could help him in both races, but does having the nameof the position, VP education, on them separate them from his senate campaign,

Voter e-mail

E-mail and comments About a day before the end of the voting period McHugh-Russell sent out an e-mail to his fnends and encouraged them toremove his name and forward some quotations of his opponcnt Aaron LeeWudrick Some people complained saying that this violated the rules that say, "Candtdates shall not misrepresentthe characteror policies of other candidates "

Some people suggested that the e - d w a s misrepresentation becauseMcHugh Russellquoted " parts of sentencesand framed comments about the safety of Musluns on campus as his views on intolerance and racism Election committee member Stephen S Skrzydlo wrote (uwstudcnt org/stoiy/15882) that "No msrepresentation lumped out at me "which may be a violation ofelectioncommlttee requirements to, "Remain unpartial and unbiased on election issues or candidates and make no public written and/or oral statementsconcemtngthe election except in respect to election procedural mattcrs " 111s comment made a judgment of the action of the cantitdateand did not deal with a procedural matter T h s comment could prejudice the process that judged complaints about the e mail

Whde I cannot directly judge the decision, othenvise I should be the elecuon committee (if you can judge the judge5 then you should be the judge), I can see flaws in the process Complainants have to complete all their arguments before they are heard and thcre tsn't necessarily an opportun~tyfor a respondent to defend himself of for further arguments to be made until the appeal process, which is the final decision-makingbody A supenor process would be like our judicial system with hearings where cases on each side could be presented and the decision making body could ask questions and better determine points of fact As it is, the committee could make a counter argument that isn't a coveredprewritten complamt to avoid makmg a difficult dectsion

Election committee hearings

These are a few of the things I have to say about the election For those of you who think I complain too much, the purpose of my comments is to provide an impetus to improvc After all, it is your fnend and not your enemy that tells you your fly is open or that you have spinach in your teeth, so I must be the Feds'greatest friend

The elections committee ruled on the complaints and dtsmissed all clams but two, which resulted in two fines of six dollars total out of a budget of $300 They sa~d,m part, that providmg a hyperlinkwith parttal quotes did not constitute taking things out of context as the whole text was available

W h y bother complaining?


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F-minus for economics US^ a series of

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of Economic Thought (econ 410) It has proven to be more than just history and strives to nu1 down some of the more obvious impert would be a severe understatefections ofne~classicaleconomcs nent to say that economcs plays a and dustrates other approaches to irge role m modern society, yet economics low would you react if I told you As a brief example, thc theory of hat its foundation was hollow, supply and demand, as it is taught nalformedandcrackmg? byneo-classicaleconomists,is It was with a lmted amount of considered by many t o be mcom orestght,persistence and luck that I plete (for reasons which would be gas able to see some of the maddifficult to cover m detatl here) and quacies of conventionalneothus the conclusions that are drawn lassicalcconomcs.Havmgbeen from this model can also be said to irtually brainwashed by the be mcomplete. lisciplme which sought to educate For a disciplme's most funda ne, I am coming to terms with the mental of assertions or facts to be act that what I have learned m the false (or at best flawed) is comparabast four years of my economcs ble to physics' law of gravity being Legree has bccn largely false and at taught as a force that operates m an )est,incomplete To comc to a upward fashion. ealizamn such as this is over The teachmg of neo-classical v h e h n g to say the least ' economics might at least be My misgivings about how tolerable as a school of thought if it conomcs treats the environment, were not for the mability of profesabour, the distribution of income sors to teach other approachesto nd why two-&rds of the global economcs and solutions to )opulationlives m poverty were economic problems. Those of you vhat turned my cntical eye to the who have taken morc than econ 101 dmgs of cconomics may understand what I mean when This year, m an attempt to I say that there is much handeconcile some of my concerns by wavmg (to paraphrase one of my mderstandmg the evolution of conomics, I enrolled m the History professors), assuming-away of lobby Brooks

OMMUNITY EDITORAL

problems which are not eastly explained by agiven mathematical model There is smply more to economics than the ability to take a dcnvative,or apply awe11 practised technique for isolatmgavariable, or determining the effects ofapnce increase of a good given a nse m the interest rate What is thisother, neglected element? I wdl leave it to you as an mtelligentandcntically-thinking universtty student to determine what I am alluding to a t is regrettable about the way economcs is taught to students professionally(and to society through the media), is that it is portrayed as an absolute and inflextble dogma focusmgpnmady on "the markets" and often ignoring other views and percepttons. It would be unthinkableto propose a more msightful and thought provolung discussion of economic issucs as opposed to sound-bites and mj6pic explanahons to satisfy our concern about the world that we live m For a disciphe wh~chmany. would cite as a key element of the foundation of our society, qhouldn't its u n d e r p m g s be more substantial than a series of assumptions?

A step in t le wrong direction

f4#~j{$ $[g)![gsj$$$ SPECULATHINS Scientificjournals should censor information that might aid terrormts, says a p o l i c ~ announced by the Amencan Associationfor the Advancement ofscience Thism itself is bizarre. More bizarre is the fact that journal editorsand science wnters have agreed to the poltcy, which came out of a meetmg to look at what journals can do to prevent misuse of life science mformatton for bioterronsm 'Tn the aftermathof terrorist and anthraxattacks,wemtheMesnences commwty must live with greater restnctions on the conduct of our science:' Ronald Atlas of the Amencan SocietyforMtcrobiologysitid Usmg technology for hacm rather than good is something that should concern us all (remember what came of nuclear weapons research m the 1930s and '40s) Science,however,ts distinct from technology.WWea technological advancementcan creatc somcthmg that could result m terronsm,

dreamed of (lascr technology, initially dubbed the answer without a question because no uqe could be found for a, is now ubiquitous m our lives, affectingeverythingfrom how we listen to music to how we buy groceries) Keepmg knowledge away from people who pcrhaps shouldn't have it keeps it away also from those who should and who could, p e n proper tools, help us m the event that the knowledge leads to misuse Terronsts already have alarge body of knowledge to work with Keeping new advancements from them and from ourselves is a greater cost than benefit Scientistsneed to work together to ensure a proper flow of ideas. Despite the current mformation age, time and effort is lost as people work to answer questions that others alreadyhaw Scientistsneed to look for tncreased, rather than reduced, communication The recent policy agreed to by prominent journals suchas Naturc and thc New England Journal of Medicme is a step m the wrong direction ' mkon~eczna@~mpr~nt.uwaterloo.ca

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Wrong target

Real reasons, real consequences

To the editor, To the edztor, Brett D A Flegg ["Nothing can be done," February 141 seems to blame the UW a h s t r a t i o n for all the woes of his university education Yet his anger is misdirected and will only further the very problems he talks about Deregulation was not brought about by UW, but by the provincial government Every other university m Ontario has seen the same craq increases Try talkingto U of T law students about tuition increases Ile then proposes to withhold his alumni dollas Well guess what that just forces them to increase tuition even more for future students Unlversitics are trying to do the best they can with the money they have been given So, my advice to Brett is the next tune the provincehaselections, direct your anger where it is meant to b e the provincialTories I would hope that at the end of the day when you are maktng those aim dollars and the Tones offer you a tax cut, that you recognize that it means less money for universities.Whatever else this UW admstration may be &ty of, running away with your money is not one of them.

-YaminBismiIL mmper engineering

Wow, la\t week's community editorial ["Fight the oil war"] was quttc insightful Is this what modem capitalism has come to? A time when ordinary cmzens support a warm order to be able to purchase cheaper gasoline?Iraq has apopula tion of approximately 24 d l i o n pcoplc, 16 3 million live m urban areas and 53 per cent of the population is under 19 years of age I guess for somc pcoplc more than a couple of thousand innocent children dying is okay as long as our gas prxes go down I strongly disagree and so do millions of people around the world, as can be seen by the protests that occurrcd on February 15 If we are going to discuss the real reasons behind this war, let's also face the real consequences itwill bring. Is it worth it?

-Andrea Lmion 4 A pgihology

I want to save some money! To the editor, In the February 7 issue of Ierint, anarticle titledXCampuseatenes create excessivewaste" caught my

attention At last, someone actually cares enough to write an article about it. I am a very passive person, but ever since I read this article, I can't help but respond. In addmon to that article whtch addresses the food waste issuc, there is one more issue that I would like to bring up -the waste of paper produced by printing in the library Before I used the printer in the library I usually did all my printing in the ES1 labs ESl computer labs use a sheet of blank paper to separate one student's papcr from another's and I have a choice to print on both sides of a sheet of paper I save two cents per page when I use both sides of the paper And yes, two cents is not a signifi cant amount, but for me it quickly adds up for the amount that I pnnt However, when I ran out of moncy on my pmting account, I decided to use the hbrary's printer to print my assignment That is when I noticed the problem. there is a sheet of printed paper that separates one student's papers from another, wah the words "Print Release" and your usemame Thts process has wasted so much paper and d .I do not know why the words, "Pmt Release" are necessary I would like the library to consider usmg the ES1 computer labs system Just look at this way: for every 10pages of printing, you save five sheets of

paper plus the sheet that said "Pnnt Release" and brmg the cost from $0.80 to $0 60 With the money you save you could have pnnted another two pages of work The library and thc studcnt both benefit from this method Just imagine how many trees and how much money you will save by doing this 1' he sooner the ltbrary changes the system, the faster students will bc able to savc money and trees Little things like this count One hundred pages of printed work could save morc than 50 sheets of paper and ink from the separator sheet I bchcve this can be changedvcry easilv without anv additional cost This is just my thought that I would like to share with everyone Maybe the librarianwould consider it to be a good idea and take action

REV residents ripped off To the editnr, Reading week is upon us and the RonEydt Village cafeteria "REVelat~on"has closed. My friends and I, who live m Ron Edyt Village, feel that we are not being held in as high regard as others because our cafetermis closedand the cafeteriaat Village 1is still open This u despite the fact that V1 residents paid the

same amount for the wllage meal plan as we did The university is still open, so our cafeteria should be open as well My math and engineering friends all still have classes this week, not to mention a couple of exams I am personally not able to go home this week because my home is too far away and I need this time to work on several large assignments \Y'e have cnough strcss and time constraints as it is without being forced to walk to Village 1 for every meal and snack Another thmg that makes us mad is that when our cafeteria closed, thc complaint box went with it Not onl) do we have to put up with this intolerable situation, but we no longer have any means of expressingoutgncvanccs with the caf management They have cffectivcly shut us up 1his evening, 1went to the REV cafetenabecausethey hadanice cream night to make up for the week long closing Giving us some snacks a few nights this week does not cut it If there is a reduced number of students here, I do not understandwhythc cafctcriacould not at least operate with reduced staff E'e paid a lot of money for the convenienceof the KEVcafetena and it isn't paying off.

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Good names, bad names Liberate Iraq now

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It's interesting how a person's name could shape their life. Some people with cool names get laid a lot. Other people with weird names masturbate a lot In either case, they stay busy Sometimes I wonder how dimwitted parents can give their kids a name that totally ruins their hfe. Like this one kid I knew, his last name was 'Wceme." Now, with a last name like "Weeme," it is vital that the first name be something conservative such that teasingis keot to a m m u m The parents found the perfect complement to 'Weeme" -Skakel. Welcome to &rth,Skakel Weeme. I'm not trying to be mean OK I am, but that's the geekiest name I've ever heard of in my life Was this child born with glasses) However, Skakel's parents are proud of their son's achievements, most notably his third-place fmsh in the Warcraft 3 Mssissauga Champion-

so hard, you lactate. I knew a Portuguese sex therapist named Dr. Munche Da Busch. Dissatisfiedwomep,accompanied by thar husbands, would cry theil: eyes out to the doctor about a lack of spice in the relationship. Dr. Munche Da Busch would provide the necessary nutmeg and voila, problem solved. Again, a fine example of how an individual's nameinfluencedhs choice ofcareer The two people I've outlined lead generally happy livcs Not thc case with my next example. His name is Ikhe1~itschen:a German exchange student. Now Michel fancied himself as a master activist He was always complamm' about this and that. About how all the local papers were festoonedwith profamties and pictures of penises etched in the cartoons Anythmg that didn't conform to Mr Bitschen's tidy lifestylewas fair game for a fight. One day he got mad at someone in the local newspaper cuz this person, accordmg to hun,was mcitmg mass hysteria with his use of the word "Ass-Clown." To make matters worse,Bitschen keeps a

aloud. Heck,one tune Bitschen launched a lawswt a p s t the Kellogg's Corporation as he thought 'Frosted Flakes" was a derogatory term towards the Finnish Etiquette Society.He, beir a staunch supporter of all thmgs F m s h , took umbrage with this breakfast cereal andunleasheda torrent of big words that I didn't quite understand because it was in German To make a long story short, Mchel Bitschenwas_mostlikely influenced by his mean-soundmg last name as evidenced by his generallyirritabledemeanor.He probably also suffered from severe constipation. Please, when you are in a positlon to name your kids, pick something simple Don't try to be fancy and give your offspring som, mes~edup name that makes him I her look like a loser. For example, do not name them after a planet o a flower:That takes lame to the nt degree. Hey Jupiter, wassup! You piece of sht, you.

YOU! OFF M Y PLANET! H e w H a n s B h , the chief UN weapons inspector, admit to the UN Security Council last week that Iraq was not "co-operating fully" withwcapons inspectors was r e a h all that was needed for the Amen cans to pull the trigger on warm Iraq But alas, it appears as if we're going to have to go through this ridiculous "last chance" exerciseone more time I'm not sure how many last chancesa murderous dictator should be afforded, but I'd say Saddam is just about out of luck It's not as if his only crime is being in breach of UN Resolution 1441 There's about 12 years of well-documented,UN-approved cat and mouse games, peppered with countless human rights violations, and another half-dozen ignored resolutions. The UN is beginning to look a lot like a lame duck court that convicts cmnmals but never actually carts them off to prison.

mdlion odd people that marched "for peace" lastweekend (thank God for the 6.1 billion who stayed home). Marchmg for peace? More Lke marching for the continued oppression of the Iraqi people! Being "pro-peace" is a complete misnomer, because the implied options are misleading. Behind door number one, we have sun shine and roses: peace. Behind door number two, we have carnage and mayhem war Who wouldn't choose peace if those were the choices? Yet the realchoicesarevery different we can choose n o d t a r y action, leaving (a) millions of people to contmue to suffer and &c under a brutal regime, (bjthe UN officially exposed as a useless appendage and (c) the door open for Saddam to strengthen his hand for next tune a lxNorth Korea. Or we can choose to fight andmakegreat sacrificesbut the world will be better for it afterwards. We could have lust thrown in the towel a p s t the Nazis, too. does anybody think that those who died in that war did so in vam? See Iraq, page 1I


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Regret not a factor when ex marks the spot TOUCHED No regrets is how I attempt to live my life. At times thts becomes difficult- especially when I do somethmg stupid but I chalk it up as alearningcx~erience.Lately I've been finding this little antldote even harder. I guess you could say that I'm an mdecisive person. I'd rather not make a decisionunless completely necessary.So when it comes to break-ups I must be absolutely sure that it is the nght thing. Unfortunately, I have not been sure enough, resulting in reentering relationshipshalfheartedly. I used to thtnk that this was a problem that only plagued me - it isn't. Deciding the path of a relations h p can be quite hard. I know many people who just can't let go. 'I'hey breakup but continue to act as though they're a couple, sleeping together and even lovingeach other. Moving on can be difficult. Presently, I have been forced to reevaluate my decisions due to my bombardment by the ex-factor. In the last two months all three of my previously serious boy-

friends have contacted me. Claiming that they have experienced a revelation or change of heart has been quite overwhelming.This could be attributed to Valentine's day or searchmg for apiece, whtch wouldn't surprise me in at least one of the attempts to reconcile- I mean 1am a pretty good piece. On a more serious note, I fmd myself questioning the decisions that I made and being single makes this more hothersome. There are many girls who have a fear of being alone, thus compromising their standards. For some this is merely a stage and for others a way of life. Looking back (it's not that far) I must admit that I have dropped my standards -or so a few of my friends have mentioned. It seems that these friends have a better understanding of my "type" even though my eses can be considered I-cry different. There's the outdoorsy, rock-clunbing paramedic; clean-cut,golfing rich boy; the coo1,eccentricrally-car driver. Sometimes I think, why lower my standards when I could go back to one of these guys? Once again my lack of decisive nature surfacesalongwith possible regrets. Jumping back into one of these situations might be the easy way out but continuing to chill with assholes is torture. Maybe spending time with exes is a good idea because it keeps many doors open (that's what my parents keep telling me to do education-wise,so why

not m other aspects of my life?). Then, I can judge the extent of their change and determine their roles in my life. I might test out this theory since I've been asked to meet up with two of the exes. Who knows what w d surface but regret will not be found. Trial and error seems to be the most appropriate way for me to make a decision - for now at least. This approach can be dubbedas "ridiculous" by some of my pals but for now it seems to be working. Considering that I can't realize my "type" this allows me to take chances and maybe I'lllocate my diamond m the rough. Livmg m such a manner tests my strength sometmes but regrets have no place in my life and shouldn't be in anyone's. Who knows what w d happen with the eses or current prospects (thanks to aV-day encounter). All I can do is go with the flow and have some fun. I advise others to do the same and save those regrets for when you wear sandals to the bar in the middle of winter because they matched your outfit best . .. sdy girls. Down the road of life I do not want to stop and wonder '%hat if?" I'd rather laugh at the chances I took and hope I'm a better person because of them. Regret torments, while laughing burns calortes. I encourage you all to laugh with mc.

Iraq: we must stop Saddam Continued from page 10

freedom for the Iraqi people is reason enough to support an American-ledwar. You may not like America. But do you think Saddam is better? \%en you oppose war, you are implicitlysayingyes.

I could go on about a zillion other things regarding the coming war, but for brevity's sake I will k t myself to just two thmgs for people to ponder. First, not going to war doesn't mean that no one dies. People wdl die if war comes and people will stdl die -possibly more, in the long run if it doesn't. Diplomacy is always better, to be sure, but there are rare instances in h~storywhereit has failed to work. The situation in Iraq is very close to being proven one of those occasions. Secondly,whateveryour -

o Write 300 words or less, include your name, plan and contact info; send to letters@imprint.uwaterloo.ca

Will the Iraqi people be better off if liberated by a Western alliance? suspicionsof American motives and whatever your opinlon of George W. Bush, ask yourself this question: w d the Iraqi people be better off if liberated by a Western alliance?I know that many people have a great deal of d s d m for America and all it stands for (I don't). But surely the promise of

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Yes, UW has a radio station. A real one. Really. And it's on the FM airwaves, in fact. CKMS, 100.3FM. You can hear it in Waterloo, Kitchener and Cambridge.It reaches as far as the 401 past Sportsworld and even on a hilltop in Guelph. Yet, it's barely heard on UW campus. And why is that? The station has a real alternative feel to it -a variety of cultures on each program that complement the variety of cultures at our school. The station even got voted best station by ECHO magazine by the readers, as well as winners for best radio personality and best show. The problem lies with the a d b i l l t y on campus -you can't reach CKMS in the SLC, even if you

tried, because the SLC is basically a concreteblockthat repels many pesky radio signals. And since the SLC is probably the best place to have the station, it's a real detriment to the station's awareness. But it's not just that - the station is just so far am-ay from anydung on campus. It's like how many people don't think of optometry as an actual UW program because the budding is all the way across the street. The CKMS station is another 10 minute walk away - it might as well be beside Sobeys on Columbia and Fischer-Hallman,because no one really considers it a part of the uw campus. Because of that, it feels more like a community radio station. There are many radio personalities from the community, with a sprinkle of UW student DJs. Of course, this is not a bad thing; it simply brings the staticn closer to the community than the school. But CKMS is really trying to bring the station back to th;school, with joint promotions for UW events, a booth on clubs days and frequent giveaways to Bomber

concert- ofcourse, barelyany C\Yr studcnts c3U in, because they mtght not know the uckets are being given away. CKMS even has a bulletin boaid in the SLC. . .not in exactly the best place, but it s d has one. So, how can CKMS truly make the station more campus-oriented? KJell,I see only one way. I say we get the masses together -inform our students that yes, a campus station

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'Shis is the shortened, yet comphcated talc of a woman named Vita Sack~illille\r(~est. Born to an old wealthy family, she was an English novelist and poet who wrote about the IGntish countryside. As acclaimed as she was as a nowlist, poet and playwright, much ofSackde-\Y'cst's fame can be better attributed to her lme affair with Virginia \Yoolf. She was, howewr, a woman caught in a tangle of passions. Sackdle-\Xestwas married to foreign diplomat Harold Nicolson

and together they had two sons, NigelandBenedict. Sackville-West devoted herself to Harold in every way and was said to have made the ~erfectwifeandcornpanton. However. when Nicolson admitted to keeping a male lover, Sackvillc-West found no reason to hide her own homosexual tendencies. Following Nicolson's admission of betraval. , . the two still remained mamed, loving and supporting each other all the while aware of their continuing love affairs. Among the women that Sack\-dle-\X'est-'as romantically involved with were Hilda hfathcson (head of the BBC Talks Department) and Mary Campbell (wife of poet Ra) Campbell). Perhaps most famous of her female companions mas \X.oolf; howewr, it was Violet Trefusis who remained Sack~dle\\ est's lifelong companion.

TreFusis was the daughter of Alice Campbell, better known as the mistress of Kmg Edward VII. (This story just gets better and better!) Sackville-WestandTrefusis met when they were children in 1901. 'lhe two women remained close throughout their adolescence and once even ran off toFrance together. Their relationship continued until after their respective marriages; however,in 1921,Trehsis returned to her husband Denys. Trefusis's was not the only marnage that Sackville-Kest disrupted. In 1922, she was introduced to the infamous \\'oolf, with whom Sack\ ille-\\'est shared a torrid love affair. The affair lasted until \K.oolf s death in 1941 and for the most part the relationship\vas kept concealed from J,eonard \T'oolf, Vignia's husband.

Passionate as it was, Sackde\Vest was unable to remain faithful to \T7001f. After just a few months, Sackville-Westleft her for another woman and \Xroolf suffered a minor breakdown. Sackville-West returned shortlythereafter. Throughout her lifetime, Sackville-Westwoveherself intoa tangled web of love affairs. As intensely passionate as she was, Sackville-Westundoubtedly left quite an impression on all with whom she was invol~cd.Arguably though, she left the greatest impression on Woolf. Tended to bj- doctors and nurses, \Yoolf suffered from extreme emotional episodes and heard votces in hcr head. Unsurprisingly,Sackde-\X'est seemed to fill an emotional void for \Yoolf In fact, \Y-oolfwas so taken by Saclwille-\Test that the woman became the basis for \Y-oolf s

character Orlandoin her novel of the same name. Additionally,any rea&ngofK1oolf s correspondence with Sackville-West during the time of their affair should satisfy the imaginations of even the most curious among my readers. In the end, n o h n g seemed to help Virginia rid herself of the demons in her head, not even Sackville-\Vest . In 1941, a dispirited \Voolf filled her pockets with stones and drowned herself in the river Ouse that flowed near her home in Susses. To her husband Leonard, \Yoolf wrote "I owe all m!. happiness to you." l'crhaps someone who knew \Yoolf better might have attributed some of that happiness to Vita Sackdc-\Yest, amoman caught in a tai~gleof passions.

It's impossible to know what the Iraqi people genumelg think, given that they will be shot for disagreeingwtth their leader. I would certainly wager that while they do not wtsh to rc~isitthe horrors of war they also would not be opposed to an unfortunate accidentbefallingtheir current president. Trying to evaluate the stand of the Umted Nations independent of its quarreling members is always difficult. Thc UN sccms to be struggling just to maintam its credibility at this point, since nobody sccms to pay heed to any of the resolutions the body passes anymore. Maybe it should just refer the whole Iraq matter to its Commission on Human Rights, of which Libyais the current chair.\Y'hatwas that about credhility? This brings us last (and certainly least) to Canada's position on this matter. Canada gets ranked last for not only our decreasing abiltty to do anything on the world stage, but also for the fact that the Canadian government does not really seem to

ha\ e am position whatsue\ er on Traq The NDP demands that Prime A h r t e r Chretienure Canada's influence to reign m our mihtaristic ncighbour w h k thc (.anadtan Alliance wonders why we aren't standing shoulder to shoulder with our southern ally So what does Lhretien do? He makes a speech in Chicago calling on the US to work with the UN while sending Canadian &taw planners to Qatar to coordinate with their American counterparts Finall!, the armj was greatly surprised to learn that up to 3,000 Canadian soldiers are going back to Afghanistan m the near Future The fact that the army was not cvcn consulted before the announcement was made public indicates that the only reason they are going there is so that we will ha1 e a convenient and rock solid excuse to say no if the Americans actual11 formally ask for Canada's help m Iraq 7vTh needs policies when excuses ail1 do,

Whom to believe? Confhcted interests compromise rhetoric about Iraq

MAPS AND LEGENDS Watching the debate over war in Iraq spillacross the streets,newspapers and parliaments of the world, one h n g is becoming abundantly clear. It is exceedingly difficult to believe any of the actors in this drama anymore as conflicted interests, broken promises and flatout hypocrisy compromises all of their rhetoric. The United States clearlywants to go to war. If the inspectors find any weapons of mass destruction then Iraq is in material breach of UN resolutions and war is ncccssary; but, if the inspectors don't

find anything, then that? proof that Saddam ts just hiding his weapons of mass destrucoon and war is necessary. The imposed no-win situation makes it hard to believe that the dispute is really about these weapons in the first place. There's also the matter ofAmerica's really bad track record of cleaningup its previous messes. France is a study incontradictions. They demand that the U.S. act through multilateral institutions when dealmg with Iraq, but they didn't consult anyone before undertalung their colonial adventure in the Ivory Coast, which had the goal of protecting French economic interests It also appears that France has decided that m all cases their policywill be exactly the opposite of America's, apparently for the hell of a. I personally think that the French would use their UN veto to defeat an Americaninitiati\reto declare the sky blue. The German government, by

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contrast, seems to be the most honest in its desire for peace. <;crman~lI n s had an almost complete aversion to war of any kind sincc the Nazi nightmare of global conquest ended with the almost complete destruction of the Fatherland. 'l'he current " generation of German leaders was raised in the post-war rubble and ki~owsfirst hand the suffering that war causes. That said, almost 60 years have passed sincc the end of the Second \V'orld \Xrar and Germany should no longer be afraid of having an independent foreign pohcy: instead, it still blindly follows the policy lead of its more self-servingneighbour,

rmcc 'Sonp Blair is talung the pohocal risk of his career by sidingwith America on the issue of Iraq. Either he genuinely believes that Saddam must be defeated or that British opposition to the use of force would mean the end of the Atlantic Alliance Time will tell


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Learning to juggle at universitv Tips on how to deal with the stress Michelle Titus IMPRINTSTAFF

Reading week is a time for the lucky ones (engineersandmathies excluded . . .ha ha) to take some time out and relax. Some travelwhile others prefer -orcanonlyaffordto stay nearby and eluninate strcss. As this carefree time comes, to a close the trick is rcmainmg m this state of euphoria. One major con-

Exam busting tips Believe in yoursclf Don't try to be perfect Take steps to overcome problems Don't keep thtngs bottled up Keep things m perspective

tributor to the creation and elevation of stress is timc management; well, actually the lackthereof.Utilizingyour time in the most productive way will hclp prevent stress levels from sky rocketing. Being in control of your tunc ensures that you'll haw tune tu relasoccasitmally. The concept of time management focuses oil results instead of on the actualactir-iqandpresents a range of shlls to assist you in doing so:

Is this really a problem at all? Is this a problem other people have had? Can you break it down? If there are many issues, can you

prioritize? Does it really matter anyway? Aslung such questions and breakingdown the problems rationallywill make them easier to dealwith,in turn,

simplifyqthcm. Mahtainingapositirw attitude in certain aspects of life can greatly impact stress levels. The previous mention of time management and being in control resurfaces in refcrcnce to havingagood attitude. Feeltngorganizedresults inapositive outlook on life. Welcoming change also reiterates this notionofpositivity Being open to adaptation and anticipatingchangelowers stressfuloccurrences. I Iavingapositiveattitude not only refers to an individual but towards others as well. Experiencing stress caused by other people can be attributed to a negative attitude. Trying to understand the ~iewpointsof others can help considerably.This will eliminate p d g e s because those acting negatively only display their owncharacter faults. Being positive and prolectii~ga like image will aid m the avoidance of stress. A good attitude can be identified by many outward behaxiours such as body language, postureandasseaiveness. Positivity eliminatesagrcat deal of stresswhen handhng many situations. hvironmental factorsalso have an effect on stress levels. Surroundings can determine mood and productivity- air quality,lighting,decoration, tidiness, noise, furniture ,ergonomics and personal space all contribute.Workmgina spacewithgood ventilation is key. Fecling claustrophobic and confined is unsettling. Poorlightingnotonlycauseseyestrain but it increases fatigue also. An area that is messy or uncomfortable lookingcanbe distractqand thc presence ofnoises can heighten stresslevels. It is also important to have good furmture in order to amid muscular tensions. Having a personal space that keeps these aspects in mind will reduce stress. If you're looking for a little more dircctionvisitcounselling serviceslocated in Needles Hall. This is where

shake it off quickly by re-evaluating your management, attitude and en+ ronment. Hopefully this will assist in your avoidance of super stressfulsituations. After writing this article last minute with high stress levels, I am now aware how I mightwork towards a more relaxed lifestyle. It is time to unravel the stress-ball. Stress cannot be completely avoided. It is inevitable,but its extent canbe controlled.Everyonedealswith strcssd~fferenth.I thtnk that continu ing hobbies and interests throughout stressful periods is helpful. When life becomes overwhelming it is easy to forget the finer things inlife. Reading week provides a time to be re-introduced to such activities.Just remember these activities when class time returns. Whether you are talung out your aggression by rock-climbing, strumming a guitar or bumping and grinding, remember that t h e s e

activitiesholdalargerpurposc in your life - relief. If worse comes to worse and these methods are not plausible or appealling to you I will mention one last tactic. It mght be a little obvious coming from mc but itworks. Sexual stimulationcasestensionquite nicely. Climaxing provides a wonderful release of many frustrations. Getting physical can also be seen as a distrac- . takmg your tion - a good one mind aw-av from current dilemmas. Although it can be a chore in itself finding someone to partake in such activites I will reitcratc my recomrnendation of the purchase of assisting devices. Good luck in achieving a lifestyle with minimal stress content no matter how you choose to achieve it. -

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Tablet PC gives new life to note-taking Engineering student demonstrates the newest revolution in laptops an amazing amount of information flowing at you all the ttme " The 'L'ablet PC is currently bcing Tech savvystudentshaveancwgadget hyped by Microsoft as the next rcvoto play with. Microsoft's 'l'ablet PC lutioninlaptops However,withpnces s t a m g a t $1,500 US, the Tablet PC is was demonstrated in MC on January 22 by SachinAgrawal,aULY'engineer- not exactlya feasible replacement for ing student. Agrawalactually worked paperandpencils. Instead, youwould be more likely to see these kinds of on the Tablet PC inRedmond,\Vashproducts on a future co-op term at a ington. "The workenvironment was very larger company where ad hoc meetings and work on the go is common fast-paced,challenpg and exciting," Agrawal said when asked about his place. However, do not be surprised work term, "Almost every aspect of to see Agrawal around campus with the job was challenging. . . There is one "I've beenusinethcTablet PC for all my school work this term and it's been awesome Taking notes and performingsearchcson them has been a lifesa~er " The main featurc of the Tablet PCwas the W'mdowsJournalpro gram that comes included. With it, you can take notes directly on thc screen. l'hese notes can be savedforlateraccess.\Yritmnlooks and, more importantly, feels just like normal pen-andpaper. The Tablet PC uses handwriting recognition, so that you can, for in: stance, send your notes as textvia c-mail,ur searchallpur notes for specific words. The Tablet PC is quite intelligent, and can figure out many styles of printing and Jim Howard of the UW Computer cursive. even upside-down w-ritStore shows off a true "notebook." ing. Ian Bailey

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'The Tablet PC also functions as a sketchbook and there are various art programs available such as Core1 Grafigothat &keadvantage ofthe new pen. It can even reco,pize shapes in diagramsand straighten sloppy edges for you. The Tablet PC containsmany new and interesting features, but the current models do have some limitations. The handwriting recognition is definitely excellent, but it does have &fficulties understanding extremely bad handwriting. And since the Tablet PC does not learn from its mistakes, those who have poor writing may be unable touse itwithout changing their style ofwriting. Additionally, the note-taking is lumtcd to normal English words and may choke on technical jargon, symbols and other more obscure uses of a pen. Part of Agrawal's jobwas creating the abikty for futureversions to recognize these different styles andtypes of writing so these problems may be ironed out in future ~~ersions. As for Agrawal's future, he may have aposition in Redmond. "I t h d c Microsoft would be a great place to work after graduation," hc said. "1 ciipyed my workand I was able to do well." So,are there any bad sides toworking for such a huge influential software company? "The rainy Seattle weather!" he said.

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Teleport our way into the future

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Moving towards teleportation

\Vhile teleportation is a famous element of science fiction stories such as those in Star Trek, recent experiments have proven that teleportation over long distances is actually possible. This, however, does not mean that the teleportation of humans is imminent. In fact, scientists do not ever envision the transfer of living objects through quantum teleportation. In quantum telcportation it is believed that the o r i p a l particle is destroyed and only the information about the unit is transferred. This information allows the object to be asscmbled on the other end by the reorganization of matter. A team of Swiss scientists have used quantum teleportation to make

qubits (quantumbas) instantaneously disappear on one end of the telephone ltne and reappear on the other end of the telephone line in anotherlab X U the labs were only sttuated 55 metres apart the information had to travel two kilometres Two particlesarc brought into con tact,thenseparated Thesepamclesare then "entangled," meaning that the characteristicsof one are connected to those of the other. One object is sent to the receiving station and the other to the sending station. The characteristics of the particle at the sending site are modified, causingthe characteristics of the particle at the receiving site tochange. So,theinfonnauonis transportedandnot the atoms themselves. While human beings may not be teleported, tcleportationwvillhave very practicalap$icatimsincomputersand

cq~tography. How hiccupping starts

There are many theories aboutwhy we hiccup, but a new theory suggests that hiccuping o r i p a t c d from our earlywater ancestors. Hiccups are caused by the sudden contraction of the muscles we use to breathe. The "hic" soundis produced when the contractions of themusclcs

causes the epiglottis to lift off the windpipe. These muscle movements are very similar to what occurs in &dlventilationinamphibians Lke the tadpole. In both gll ventilation and hiccupping, the muscle movements are inhibited bj7 hgh carbon dioxide levels (in air or water) and by the inflation of the lungs. In a volume of Bio Essrlys, Christian Strauss and his team of scientists propuse that the brain circuitrywhich dictates gill ventilation in our early water ancestors carried on to modern mammals. They suggest that this circuitrywasretained throughout evolution as a building block for more complex motor patterns. Suckling is onc such motor skill that is very similar to hiccupping in that the glottis closes to prevent milk from entering the lungs.

790the year before. The newest increase is claimed to be due to the forging of c-mail addresses, a technique used in the most common~Guses.Thevirus forwards itself to everypersonin the recipient's addressbookwhile makingit lookltke itwas sent fromanother addressin the book. Five million copies of the virus Klcz.1 I were foundin2002. With just overamtllioncopies, the secondmost numerous virus was Yaha.E. Anti-virusprograms that sendout a warning e-mail to those who may have received the virus are inhibited because the warningis sent out to the wronge-mdaddresses.Thistrickalso makes it more difficult to tracc the origin of the virus in order to halt its spread. The recipient may also thnk that an innocent party was the malicious sender.

E-mail viruses increasing at a sickening,rate

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A report by MessageLabs,anantivirus companybased inBritah, shows that the number ofviruses sent via email is almost doubhgevery year. In 2002 one in every 212 emails contained a virus -compared to one email in every 380 in 2001 and one in

Why do some people have better memories than others? In the case of episodic memory it may be a certaingene that is responsible. A group of American scientists found a variation in the gene that produces a key brain protein BDNF @ram-derived ncurotrophic factor).

This protein helps brain cells stay healthyandmahe the connection5re quired to remember with thc neigh bounng cells According to research conducted by scientistsat the US National Insti tute of Health, one in three people inherit avariation of this gene Those with a better episodic memory have the 't aygene, that is, they havevahe in the place where ammo acid methome is found in the vanation "met" gene The "rnet"gene appears to wield a considerable influence on human memory In a study of 641 healthy patients it was found that those with the "met" gene had scores of 40 per cent mt~rbalrecaUversusscores of 70 per cent frompatients with the "val" gene \%kenthe "vaP'gene is present, the BDNF protein spreads through thc cell into the tiny branches that Iink neurons together,butwhen the "met" gene is present the BDNF clumps inside the cell and fails to mcct the synapseswhere mcmoryconnections are made a Some doctors believethat this may play a role in Alzheimer's and other brain diseascs or at least may increase the chancesofitsoccurrence


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Ejection causes "not a bad guy", Warriors coachmuchdejection Adam McGuire IMPRINT STAFF

The UW Womeds basketball team saw their season come to an abrupt end on Wednesday mghtwith a 72-58 fi1st-roundplayoff loss on the roadto the BrockBadgers.Whde hopeswere high for the Warriorsheadingmto the game, the Badgers were able to mount antmpresslveperformancemtheOUA western division quarterfinalmatch.

"You have to gme Brock credit," said UW head coach Tom O'Bnen after the defeat "They had control right from the start " Brock opened the game with su perb shootingfromabalancedattack At half time, UW found themselves down by 18 points, but the Warriors werc stdl determmcd "We didn't qut," said O'Bnen "It would have been easy to fold up the tent after the first half, but we didn't "

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As the sectmd half began, the Warriors'hardwork began to pay off and the Badgers offence cooled down However it wasn't enough, as Brock was able to secure the 14 point tri umph. Despite the loss, O'Brien said he was proud of his team 'They're justagreatbunchofkids," he said Leading the Warnors attack was Julie Devenny, who scored a gamehigh 16 points But before the playoffs began, the Warriors closed out thelr regular season with a hard-fought 55-50 loss to the Windsor Lancers In a game that included 37 personal fouls, the Lancers were able to secure a fivepoint tnumph and the'final playoff spot m the OURS Western division. There wcrc also three ejections in the game, as LVindsor's KarieJacksonand UWs CrystalRichardsoneachamassed the maximtun five fouls. However, the most controversial ejection waa that of O'Bnen. who was tossed from the game after being assessed two questionable technical fouls. "I take it (the ejection)personally," said a delected O'Bnen after the loss. "I feel lke I'mgoing to be sick to my stomach It makes me look bad, and I'm not a bad guy " The afternoon began on a lesscontroversial note forUW fans and players, as graduating players Nicole Consitt and Casie Kergan were henoured before their last regular-season home games As the game began, both teams were amity of sloppy play and a multitude of turnovers With strongplay on the offensive boards, W'indsorwas able to establtsha l+6 lead However LiLX'slowlyturnedtheudes,and\hrindsor's eight point cushion shrunk until the game became tied at 16-16 UW

UW's Caroline Beairsto (21) and Kate McCrae (11) react to a Warriors' miscue in the late stages of Saturday's loss. cLdn't stop there,asRichardsonbroke the tie with a gorgeous three-point play, and the \Vunors headed mto halfttme leading21 18 The secondhalf saw fouls began to be calledatarampantpace,as tempers began to rise All the whtle, Wmdsor built momentum and was able to reclatmthe lead O'Bnenwas called for his firsttechn~calfoulmdway through the half, as tensions built between the UW benchand the referees Windsor continuedto build their lead, andwith 1 52 remaintng,Richardsonfouled out of the game on a seemmgly harmless play Although O'Brien disagreedwith the call, he appeared calm as he gathered his team m a huddle This was when O'Brien was assessed his sec ond technical fouland his subscqucnt ejectton O'Brienclams that the c m -

ments thatwarrantedthe ejectionwere directed to his team, a claim that is . clearly supported by the Rodger's television coverage of the game How evcr,&e officialshad made their call, and O'Brien left the court Even without O'Brien and Richardson, the Warriors refused to quit Kergan and guard Katie Tucker made back to backthree-pointers to narrowtheWmdsorleadtotwopmts, but a wasn't enough as the Lancers held on for the five point win "We didn't come ready to play," O'Bnen said 'T'e never got to the point where we could get ahead " Devenny lead the Warriors m scoring with 14 pomts, while Windsor's TnshaRemarkleadall scorerswith 17

Money woes prompt Kovalev trade

TOP CORNER HOCKEY OnFebruary 10,the cash strapped Pittsburgh Pengums sold superstar wmger Alexei Kovalev to the New York Rangers for approxlrnately $4 million US This is,a sad transaction that painfully highlights the current existence of deep financialmequali ttes m the NI IL There is absolutely no way for Pengums generalmanager Craig Patrick to justify, on a hockey basis, to trade Kovalev,Janne Laukkanen, Dan Lacouture and Mike Wilson to the Rangers for Mikael Samuelsson, Joel Bouchard,RichardLmtner, Rico Fata and $4 d o n US It was

purely a sale, the biggest since the Edmonton Oilers sold Kayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings for approximately$15 d h o n LS in 1988 Sure,we all expect the NFII. to bea business, just like the NBA or major league baseball, where unrestricted free agentscan be transferred from a poor team to a nch team without compensation. However, the Kovalev sale is a devastatmgnail that shatters any innocent illusions that the financial state of the league is fair Cry, Penguins fans, cry Wheh one of the top five players in the game, who is a class act on and off the ice, in his p m e at age 29 is sold for no reason m the world other than that the teim needs cash, it all too cruelly resembles the darker reahes of life exhibited through a trip to a pawn shop. The most disturbing aspect of the Kovalev transaction is that the

Penguins did not get any playcrs of potential or of cahbre in return. The Penguins dtd not get any of the Kangers'respectable proqxcts such as Jamte Lundmark, Dan Blackburn,Fedor Tyutin nor prospccts from any other team that they could have traded Kovalev to Kovalev today is more valuable than JaromlrJagr was m 2001, when the Penguins dealtJagr for three decent prospects from the Washington Capitals in Michal Sivek,Kris Beech, and Ross Lupaschuk Instead, the Penguins optcd for frmge players and $4 d o n US from the Rangers This sadly reveals the alarming financial duress of the once-mighty Pittsburgh Pengums. When the aging Mano-Lemieux retires, the Pengums m@be more likely doomed to smk than to swim.


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Punk straight from the heart Daniel Saunders IMPRINTSTAFF

"One band, one van, fiw cities, 4,000 lulometers, 1,500cigarettes,inhedaps At this point you do ~t for love "That taglme fromBruce McDonald's 1996 movie Haid Core Logo is a clue about what punk, cspccially Canadian punk, isabout. Inits youthfulwaysowas the all-ages Valentine's Day Punk Rock show upstairs at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch last Friday. Punk at the Legion. How did this happen?OrplllzerShawnBcU,xvhose CI<MS 100.3FMshowon'Shursdays has featured most of these bands, says, "Theywere really cool about it," adding, "I'm not sure they knewwhat they were getting themselves Into " Up four flights of stairs, the space looked like a high school gymnasium prepped for a dance, complete with wooden slat floor, folding tables in rows along one side, dtmmed lights and rotatingmirror ball.Justover 100 people wandered around, sat at tables. orlinedupatthe bar-overthenight 160people bought tickets makingthe event a financialsuccess. The first band that made the racket werc fresh-faced teens Durty Sox, wearing toques and backwards baseball caps,playingthe kmd of punk that was ubiquitous in the '90s and litt the matfistreamwithbands like Blink182 and GreenDay They summed up the appeal m one of their song introduc tions "People like this song b&ause it's loud and fast and shit " The look among the exccpt~onally clean-cut crowd, about half high schoolers and half college age, could have beendesctrbedas "punkmoderate," witha sprdlmgofgreen heads or studded belts Several skinhead members of the IGtchener-Waterloo Anti-RacistAction were welcome,but the audience's coolness suggests a troublmgquestion- how punk rock can kids with a future be? ' The half-circle standmgaroundthe performance area was well behaved almost tothe point of diure5pect 'The

Dramaturg, with Chubs Bogard: Billy Joe, eat your heart out exceptions were those three or four who broke out to perform what I call the ChuckieheadDance.This involves ktckmg your legs and swinging your elbows hke a farmer on meth at a hoedown all the while careeninginto each other and any nearby audience member Despite the lacklustre reception, Empire Down, the only four piece of the night, played with passion and precision llke they'd been doing it for years The lead singer looked hke a skater boy version of Sam Rockwell and had a good powerful yowl He had the trick of deadpan rock star magnetism, making it look like all his moves occurred by their ownlogic not forthe audience's benefit.As their

set ended he let out a final yell, butted the mike stand overwith the end ofhis guitar, threw the guitar on the ground and half staggered, half crawledback to the drumset, hitting the hi-hat with his fist even as the surrounding cacophony died down The next bandwas adrummerand two skinny leather-jacketedguttmsts with as much hair between themas all the other bands combined One had golden locks, the other had a goatie The FTAs (" stands for FuckThem Alland fuck you tool") screechedand growled with a sound recallmg Slayer and also the Johnny B Goode scene from Back to the Future- leaping off the nscr, sinkingtotheir knees,playmg behmd their head

Aftenvards the bands talked about hfe as K-YV punk bands and' punk fans growingup in "Skwdle" as one Ernplre Down song has it, drivmg to a different all-ages show somewhere m southwestern Ontario every week, self-recordmg demo EPs and funlengths,worryingequallyabout keeping the band together 'l'he local scene is fiercelyimportant to these rockers "There's so many bands around here," said an Empire Down member, reehng off a hst of a half-dozen local heroes with names likc Strung Out, Choke, Grade,at one point he advmd me to "tell them Durty Sox sound like Fitchener legends] Hand Held People will know what you mean "

There's a show like thi5 e\ cry weekend, if 1ou look for it Dereh Higgins from the n A s said, "It's all these little shitholes vtm might not think there uould be good bands playingm these little shitholes,butthcrcare " 1he e\ enmgonl~~ounded like a school dance 1% ith the last act, thc crowd-pleasing Dramaturg, agroup of U\X drama students with a high concept "It's I~ke,we'reac tors,playmgmusicians Like when I'm up there, I becumt Chubs" OK They were comprised of drummer "Bobby Intrigue," a port11 bewhiskered bassist "Mo ses", and guitarist and leadman "Chubs" Bogard m a red silk shirt Their one Propagandh cox cr ("Fuck Religion") aside, thcjr poppy melodies and lyrics like "oh Angela / Why won't you hold mv hand>" - not to mcntion severaltimes t e h g u s 'You guys are awesomel"-con firmed their misfit status If Dramaturgispunkrockthen Treble Charger m my uncle But, as I learned,a "punk show" is a big tent and it seemed &e a traditional grass roots communtty institution for the 15-to 20-year-old set and don't forget,punkis nearly 30 years old The night earns enough to pay the bands back a small suml and the sum of the mayhem is nothing more than a couple of brutred mlcs The majority of the bands at the Legion consider themselves political No record companies, no music videos, lust an e v e m g of hard working local bands helping to make loud, non-corporate-mediated, c6mmunal fun Now that's punk.


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21,2003

A labour of love

Choose the chosen one

BurlYj: the Vumpzre Sfuyerbegan as a misguided 1992 movie about a bimbovalleygirl who occastonally saved the world It was a campy film full of has-been actors that has become a cult classic (andapersonal favounte) Joss Whedon's o r i p a l concept for the film played on an old da5her movie The blonde-haired girl gets chased into an alley then Mled, thc t w i being ~ that the blondc haired girl beats the monster and aa\ es the day Disappointed with the way the movie turned out, he chose to redirect hts efforts to the small screen Seven years later, Aufi has turned mto much more Pop cultural phenomenon, fcmtntst icon,academc text, caticalsuccess and one hell of a TV \how As you can probably tell, I love AIL&: the V a & r eShyer The show is made up of a

colourfulcast of characters,to say the leasc Of course there's Ruffv, the former checrlcader turned world-aaver extraordinairewith a tendency to shagvamptres with souls I Ielpmg h ~along r the way are an unusual group of friends which includes a 1,000 year old capitalist ex-demon with bunnyphobia, a lesbiantechnopagan/recovemg murderess, a bleach blonde oftenshial~ssvampire with a soul and a sarcasticcarpenter Lost yet, How about I list off some of the baddies that the gang has faced vampires, ~ombies, werewolves, incubi, succubi, gods, giant snakes, manifestations of fear, vengeance and evil, Broadway demons, insect demons, chaos demons, doppelgangers, mum mtes, msect ladies and of course who could forget good old Dracula the Dark Master It's so easy to get confused watching Bufibecause there are lots of msperceptions about the show One is that it is made for kids Watching Buffy and Splke'smad sexcapades, in which zippers and buildmgs both drop, wdl quickly dispel this myth Further proof is offered b j the Parents Television Council, whichlast year voted Bu@y as being the most m o r a l show

on tclcyision. Some perceive BwBas a silly little show about vampires, with as much ment as a reality show about dlionaires On top of all tbc critical acclaimand academicstudy directed at the program, it has been nominated for kmmys, Golden Globes and AFI awards But still, to be honest, it zr a sdly ltttle show about vampires At various times BZIDhas been a comedy, a drama, a musical, a horror show, a soap opera Buffy is the Slayer The Chosen One, born once everygeneration, who's duty it is to protcct the world from the demons and the vampires until her death There's a lot of continuity to catch on to so you all better get started. Watch BurlYj Just trust me dcarey@impr~nt.uwaterlooca

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CKMS AIRHEADS This past Valentine's Day inspired me to write about love and to touch upon the heart of what I thmk moti5ates the alternativebroadcaster CheGuevaradescnbedthe spirit of the revolutionaryas motivated by a great love for people I think similar motives can be found in the spirit of community broadcasters Lovc for people, complemented by an artistic passion for sound, mixed with the desire to reflect local voices to local listenersand a commitment to malung our home communtty the best it can be, 6es at the bcart of the matter CKMS c m o t sell out its commumty to a broader spectrum of listener -it's not in our mandate In fact, tt would undermine the entire purpose of community radto as defined by the Canadtan Radio Televiston/Telecommumcation Commission CKMS is c o m t t e d

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CECS MONDAY, MARCH 3 Co-op Job Posting #3 (continuous phase) expires 8:00 p.m. Due today: hand in one copy of your resume package along with completed Continuous Phase Registration form t o Paging Desk, ground level, CEC by 4:00 p.m. Employer interviews architecture TUESDAY, MARCH 4 Co-op Job Posting #4 (continuous phase) available by 12 noon. Career Services Workshop: Interview Skills: Selling Your Skrlls - don't stop at the fundamentals; you must also prove your skills in the interview. Are you ready? 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Register online at www.careerservices.uwaterloo.ca. Employer interviews - architecture WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5 Co-op Job Posting #4 (continuous phase) expires 8:00 p.m. Career Servlces Workshop: Busmess Etiquette & I'rofess~onalism - this workshop will cover dining etiquette and appropriate behaviour at mtervlews, employer receptions/sessions and other networking activities. 10:30 t o 11:30 a.m. Reglster onhne at www.careerservices.uwaterloo.ca. Employer interviews - architech~re. THURSDAY, MARCH 6 Co-op Job Posting #5 (contit~uousphase) available 12 noon. Career Services Workshop: Successfully Negotiahng Job Offers - increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary and other deta~lsrelated to the job offrr. Notr: this workshop is geared toward graduating students. 1 0 : 3 0 t o 1 1 : 3 0 a.m. Register o n l i n e a t www.careerservices.uwaterloo.ca. I.aw School bound? - come and learn what important point\ Jolm Kichardson recommends for your law school appl~cahon.11 :00 a.m. to 1 2 noon. Register o111ine a t www.carccrscrv~cc\.uwatcrlou.ca.Employer i11tervlews - arch~tccturc.

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elected byifrom the full and part-time graduate students of the Ilmversity, for the Senate terms from May 1 , 2 0 0 3 t o Aprll 30, 2005. Nomination forms arc available from the Secretariat (ext. 6125) and online a t http:/1www.adn1.uwaterloo.ca/ ~nfosec/elections/gradtosc~~tor~~~.l~tml. At least five nominations are requ~redin each case. Nominations should be sent t o the C h ~ e fReturning Officer, Secretariat, Needles IIall, room 3060, no later than 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 12,2003. Election\ w ~ l lfollow ~f necessary. Fed up with student debt? Talk about ~t here wwm.canadastudentdebt.ca. Apply now for the Canadian Scholars Exchange Program (CANEX). The application deadline is March I, 200.3 for the 200.312004 academmic year. CANEX scholars are prov~dedthe opportunity t o enhance their academic, professional and personal goals while gaining a wider perspecnve of our country by livmg and studying in a different part of Canada. Students accepted into the CANEX Program rccicvc a $1000 scholarship. For more informatloll contact the lJW CANEX coordinator, darlene(@uwatcrloo.ca, and the CANEX website, www.inter~~ational.ualberta.ca/canexi~ndex.html. After seven years of outstanding leadersh~pas Arsoc~ateProvost, Academic and Shldcnt Affairs, Professor Gary Waller will step down from his position on June 30, 2003 and begin a long postponed sabbatical leave. Pres~dentJohnston and Amit Chakma would like t o thank Gary on behalf of the IJniversity commumty for his cornrnlhnmt, caring and contributions.

The IODP Gladys Kaltcr Bursary, approximatcly $2500 In value. Preference first t o a student whose fam~ly resides In the Regional M u n ~ c ~ p a h tof y Watcrloo, and second t o a stndcnt planning postgraduate s h ~ d yat the Unwervty of Watcrloo of Wdfrid L a o r w Llnlvers~ty.Deadline for apphcation is Aprd 1, 2003. Appl~cat~on torms ava~lablc from your Graduate O f f ~ c r .

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24 Plan to attend the Imprmt Staff Meehng at 12:30 p.m., Student L ~ f eCentre, room 1116. All arc welcome!! WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2 6 Zeta Omega Chapter Kappa Kappa Gamma, IJnlvcrsity of Waterloo, presents "B~ngo!"UW's only women's fraternity KKG will be hostlng a charity bingo event and everyoe is welcome. Come for prizcs, tun, tree food and free drinks ~nthe Student Life Ccntrc at 3:00 t o 5:00 p.m. $2 donation from all participants, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2003 Rummage Sale at First IJn~tedChurch, Kmg and Wilhanl Streets, Waterloo, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. On Saturday, March 1 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

MONDAYS English Language Lab: Ernphas~son pronnnciatlon and l~steningexcrciscs. Students, faculty, staff, and spouses are wclcomc t o attend. Held at 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. and Fridays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. In Modern Languages 113, October t o June. At 7 p.m. at The Spot, 119-B l u g St. W. Local anti-war planning meetings - K-W Commitec Against War and Sar~ctionsin Iraq. Info: 578-1245 (after 3:30 p.m.) or youtli_space@hotmail.com. WEDNESDAYS Sahaja Yoga -free rned~tationclass - at 7:30 p.m. at the North York Civic Centre, 5 100 Yonge Street. Cotnc and experience your self-reali~atlonthrough Kundalini awakening. Info: 416-284-0756 o r www.sahajayoga.ca to access other classcs in C I A . THURSDAYS SAHAJA YOGA FREE MEDITATION CLUB: 7:30 p.m. at the International Student Centre (33 St. George). h m e arid expcricnce your wlf-reahzation through Kundahn~awakening. Info: 416284-0756 or wwwr.sahajayoga.ca to ;~cccssmore classes III G l I\. FRIDAYS English Conversation Classes: Conversahon classes held 111 Needles Hall 2080,2:00 to 4:00 p.m., from Scptcmber n) June. Students, faculty, staff, and spouses arc invlted. For more information on hoth classes, contact the International Student Off~ce.

Student Leadership Awards Every year the Federation of Students recognizes 1 0 student leaders on the ~ n i v e r s i t ~Waterloo bf Campus through the Federation of Students' Student Leadership Awards. Winners of the awards will have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in vat-jous ways at the University of Waterloo, and/or as In, the surrounding communltles. Wlnners w ~ l be l resented a cash prize and certlflcate at the Federation of Students' Student ~ea&rship Awards Banquet.

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