Israel Day filled with camels, candy and cultural diversity

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

Camel promoting Israel Day

Yesterday, in the University Community Centre atrium, Israelis On Campus held its annual Israel Day. The event celebrates the diverse culture and heritage of Israel.

The club holds the event to “show the beautiful part of Israel, instead of just showing negative news,” said Rabbi Mordechai Silbeberg, a member of the club. (read more)

CIA using Facebook to recruit students

This week, outside the 'Western bubble' on campuses around the world...

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

U.S. " The CIA has become the ultimate Facebook creeper.

Wired reports the Central Intelligence Agency is using Facebook.com to recruit new employees for its National Clandestine Service. (read more)

Prof’s composition wins competition

Professor Frehner’s “Lila” wins national award

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

Professor Paul Frehner

The saying “Those who can’t do, teach,” doesn’t apply to Western music professor Paul Frehner.

On Jan. 10, Frehner’s piece “Lila” was awarded the National Claude Vivier Prize for Best Canadian Composition at the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal’s International Composition Prize. (read more)

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Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

Become a Campus Tour Guide, get paid to do it
If you’re seeking a little extra dough to support your Starbuck’s habit in the coming school year, the Undergraduate Recruitment Office is currently accepting applications for 2007-08 Campus Tour Guides. (read more)

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