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Drawing: Louis Riel

Louis Riel makes the funny papers.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Caps off to Chomski

Usually a BA precedes a PhD, but not for Claude Chomski.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Five days in Cancun

Law student Fabien Lanteri-Massa spent nearly a week in Cancun in September. No holiday carousing for him -- he was there to participate in the last round of WTO talks.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

GlaxoSmithKline honours Sir William Osler

For the GlaxoSmithKline vaccines clinical working group meeting held in Montreal, Craig Laferriere -- the company's therapy area leader of vaccines for Canada -- organized a pilgrimage to the resting place of Sir William Osler. Here, Laferriere unveils a donation of $1,000, happily received by Osler librarian Pam Miller on October 15.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

MUNACA members protest the administration position in contract negotiations

Despite the cold, blowing rain, hundreds of MUNACA members turned up at the Roddick Gates on October 21 to express their displeasure with the administration's position on contract negotiation. Chanting slogans and wielding placards, the demonstrators marched from the gates to demonstrate in front of the James Administration building. MUNACA represents 1,500 clerical and technical staff, library assistants and nurses. The university is asking staff to work more hours and has proposed eliminating some paid holidays.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Revolutionary art

Art history professor Francesca Dal Lago studies Chinese art -- from the propaganda posters of the Cultural Revolution to the punk ethos of the more recent era.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Home is where the harm is

Home or hazard? The Office of Science in Society set out to answer that question: you may never look at your Teddy bear the same way again.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

The Amazing Spiderman

Professor Chris Buddle says our eight legged friends are an important indicator of the world's ecological health. Charlotte would be pleased.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

The art of living in residence

It takes a special kind of person to willingly agree to spend years living with the company of a couple of hundred first year students, but that is just what the hall directors of the residence system are doing.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Senate report (October 15)

The Principal presented her achievements and plans, questions about tuition and a report on gender balance.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

King of radio gives Massey

Novelist Tom King comes to campus as a Massey lecturer.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Culture and psychiatry

The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Conference that ran from October 2nd to the 5th had a theme this year of "Creativity, Spirituality and the Arts." Attendees could learn about everything from fairy tales to suicide in Indian cinema, and how it reflects on the nuances of cultural psychiatry.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Strolling: [murmure]

[murmure] is presented as part of the Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

New federal funding for graduate students

Graduate students in the Social Sciences and Humanities received new money from the federal government. Masters students will be funded from this level for the first time.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Launching: A House by the Sea

Sikeen Karmali will launch A House by the Sea at Paragraphe Bookstore, 2220 McGill College, on Wednesday, October 15, at 7 pm On Thursday, October 16, at 6 pm, she will read from and discuss her book at the South Asian Women's Centre, 1035 Rachel E., third floor.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003