Lukacs loses court battle

University of Manitoba math professor Gabor Lukacs has lost his battle against the university in a case that put the U of M under international spotlight. In a written statement released Thursday, Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Deborah McCawley ruled that Lukacs did not have standing to request a judicial review of the decision to […]

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Step-by-step recipe

You will need a mashing device, a mixing device, a measuring cup, a bowl or two, a 9×5 pan, an oven and the following ingredients: 1 1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (3-4 bananas) 1/3 cup plain or vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup margarine or butter, melted 2 large eggs 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown […]

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Essentially a playlist

As I write this, the London riots are an ongoing concern (hopefully by the time this goes to print they’ll be over) and I’ve just finished reading about the Sony DADC warehouse fire in Enfield, U.K. that housed stock distributed by the PIAS Group. You might not be familiar with PIAS — a distribution group […]

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Point / Counterpoint

Point / Counterpoint is a platform in which two parties discuss pertinent cultural issues from opposing sides. It’s a real debate, and like any honest fight, there are winners and losers. This is the result: Ryan: Listen I’m just going to go ahead and say it, this is not a fair debate. Why don’t you […]

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U of M athletes represent canada

The top student athletes and coaches in the CIS — including several from the University of Manitoba — journeyed to Shenzhen, China to compete at the 2011 Summer Universiade. Running from August 12-23, the 2011 Summer Universiade is the 26th bi-annual athletic competition organized by the International University Sports Federation. On July 26, the CIS […]

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Reducing drag

You wouldn’t think that multi-million dollar cars going at 320 km/h would be boring, but you’d be wrong. For years Formula One (F1) was one of the dullest things you could watch, with each race being a procession: The guy who started in pole position (more often than not, Michael Schumacher) would win the race. […]

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The (Bison) boys are back in town

The Bison men’s hockey team will be starting their camp earlier than usual this year, due to a little road trip — or more accurately, a Euro-trip — at the end of August.  “We have a real special opportunity to go on a European tour,” said Bison men’s hockey coach Mike Sirant.  “We depart Aug. […]

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