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Vol. LXXXLX No. 53 | www.ubyssey.ca | april 10th, 2008 | since 1918 theubysseymagazine
April 10th, 2008
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Vol. LXXXIX N°53
Editorial Board
coordinating editor
Champagne Choquer
COORDrNATrNG@UBYSSEY.BC.CA
news editors brandon adams &
Boris Korby
NEWS@UBYSSEY.BC.CA
CULTURE EDITOR PAUL BUCCI
CULTURE@UBYSSEY. BC. CA
SPORTS EDITOR/OiaiwCfflTTLEy
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Matthew Jewkes
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Stephanie Findlay
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webjviaster Joe Rayment
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From the unfortunate events
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of last weekend, it has become
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■ Small cafes, food stores and
community that the Board of
local services oriented to the day
Governors decision on the future
and evening needs of the campus
of University Square is not widely
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understood.
businesses.
An eight-month review was held
There is also a set of Frequently
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of consultation that
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The significant elements of the
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has been carefully designed to
■ A substantial public open
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space program including the
the effects of U Pass and also the
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planned extension of rapid transit
■ Space on the square for
to campus.
expansion of the Student Union
Building;
For further information about University
■ An Alumni Centre;
Square, please contact Campus and
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At 5am while awaiting pickup at a hotel, a tender moment is shared
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The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is working with
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