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GETTING READY FOR THE NEW ADVENTURE

Ramming the ghetto blaster under my arm, and slapping the carved elephant onto Larry’s lap, we scooted out the door. Handi-bus was here. I was nervous I admit:it’s a new chapter in my life and I’m not even sure what book I’m reading!! Joan told me months ago that she was trying to sell her… Read more »

Fed Watch!

Got a Virus? Go to Jail. The Federal Government is looking at making some changes in what it calls the Lawful Access Laws (SEE: http://www.ic.gc.ca/cmb/welcomeic.nsf/cdd9dc973c4bf6bc852564ca006418a0). A lot of these involve the new means of communicating through the Internet and what kinds of powers that police should have regarding search and seizure of this type of… Read more »

From My Perspective

As discussed in last week’s article, addictions are complex and can involve a variety of substances or activities. An addiction is not a sign of personal weakness or lack of moral character – anyone can become addicted. How does a person become addicted and how can you determine if you have a problem? The process… Read more »

Writer’s Block

Writing papers: no matter what your major, the year of your studies, or whether you are an undergrad or a graduate student, the majority of the work you must submit for your courses must be in essay format. Unfortunately, most students are not English majors, but they are still required to turn in well-formatted, grammatically… Read more »

Benefit Garage Sale Argentinean children in crisis …

Event Organized by Latin-Canadian solidarity with Argentineans Days: August 29, 30 & 31st @ 3852 – 110 Street Infoline: 438-0635 We welcome donations (sorry, NO large items – 438-0635). Organized by Latin-Canadian solidarity with Argentineans. Proceeds will help fund the sustainable vegetable gardens that will support faltering school lunch programs, among other crisis-response initiatives in… Read more »

Making Anti-globalisation Fun

(CUP) It’s not hard for a book to draw your attention when the cover features a greatly obese man with a pompadour licking his lips and lying mostly naked on what appears to be a bed with a steering wheel, holding a hamburger with a tasty planet Earth “patty.” Mungo City, the first novel from… Read more »

Valuing Life:

(CUP) The pro-choice/pro-life debate is one that is ongoing and emotional. The common denominator between the pro-choice and pro-life sides is the value of life. The interpretation of this is where the two views fork dramatically. The debate typically gets stuck around the question of when a life begins. Though this may be important to… Read more »

Alpha-Naught

There is a problem that derives from a seemingly inherent dualism with respect to our thoughts about the divine. This paradox is generated by the tension between the contrary notions of immanence and transcendence. The immanent deity is the divine being or force, which manifests itself here in our world, and the transcendent deity is… Read more »