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The Carillon - Vol. 54, Issue 26

The Carillon - Vol. 54, Issue 26

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editor-in-chiefbusiness managerproduction managercopy editornews editora&c editorsports editorop-ed editorfeatures editorvisual editorad managertechnical coordinatornews writera&c writersports writerphotographers
kelsey conway jarrett crowemarc messett
contributors this week
taouba khelifa, jhett folk, britton gray, coltonhordichuk, kris klein, jerad kozy, nathan bruce,ashley kilback, kirk fiege, snowy bear, rob norris,sebastian prost, kyle leitch
227 Riddell CentreUniversity of Regina - 3737 Wascana ParkwayRegina, SK, Canada, S4S 0A2
www.carillonregina.com
Ph: (306) 586-8867Printed by Transcontinental Publishing Inc., Saskatoon
the carillon 
The University of Regina Students’Newspaper since 1962
 john cameron
editor@carillonregina.com
shaadie musleh
business@carillonregina.com
mason pitzel
production@carillonregina.com
 jonathan hamelin
copyeditor@carillonregina.com
natasha tersigni
news@carillonregina.com
 jonathan petrychyn
aandc@carillonregina.com
autumn mcdowell
sports@carillonregina.com
edwarddodd
op-ed@carillonregina.com
dietrich neu
features@carillonregina.com
 julia dima
graphics@carillonregina.com
neil adams
advertising@carillonregina.com
matthew blackwell
technical@carillonregina.com
lauren goloskysophie longpaul bogdaned kapptroy juléarthur wardmatt yim
The
Carillon
welcomes contributions to its pages.Correspondence can be mailed, e-mailed, or dropped off inperson. Please include your name, address and telephonenumber on all letters to the editor.Only the author’s name,title/position (if applicable) and city will be published.Names may be withheld upon request at the discretion of the
Carillon
.Letters should be no morethen 350 words andmay be edited for space, clarity, accuracy and vulgarity.The
Carillon
is a wholly autonomous organization with noaffiliation with the University of Regina Students’ Union.Opinions expressed in the pages of the
Carillon
are expresslythose of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of theCarillon Newspaper Inc. Opinions expressed in advertise-ments appearing in the
Carillon
are those of the advertisersand not necessarily of The Carillon Newspaper Inc. or itsstaff.The
Carillon
is published no less than 11times each se-mester during the fall and winter semesters and periodicallythroughout the summer. The
Carillon
is published by TheCarillon Newspaper Inc., a non–profit corporation.
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stop sexual assault
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the staff
In keeping with our reckless, devil-may-careimage, our of-fice has absolutely no concrete information on the
Carillon
’sformative years readily available. What follows is the storythat’s been passed down from editor to editor for over fortyyears.In the late 1950s, the University of Regina planned the con-struction of several new buildings on the campus grounds.One of these proposed buildings was a bell tower on the aca-demic green. If you look out on the academic green today,the first thing you’ll notice is that it has absolutely nothingresembling a bell tower.The University never got a bell tower, but what it did getwas the
Carillon
 ,anewspaper that serves as a symbolic belltower on campus, a loud and clear voice belonging to eachand every student.
Illegitimi non carborundum.
the manifesto
THE
CARILLON 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 John Cameron, Anna Dipple, Kristy Fyfe, JennaKampman, Mason Pitzel, Dan Shier, RhiannonWard, Anna Weber
the paper
arts & culture
Do I know your friend who? At a club? Who was there? Girl, I wouldn't Wait a minute, calm down, I was at a club withwho? Get tha fuck, man, you know what? Girl, I'm not about to sit up hereand argue with you About who's to blame orcall no names, real talk See girl, only thing I'm tryin' to establish with you is not Who's right or who's wrong But what'sright and what's wrong, real talk Just because your friend say She saw me at a club with some other bitches Sittin' in VIP,smokin' and drinkin' And kickin' it, tell me, girl Did she say therewere other guys there? Did she say there were other guys there? Were there other guys there? Well, tell me this: How the fuck she knew I was with them other girls then Whenthe whole club packed? Wait a minute, let me finish what I've got to say. I've been with you five years And you listenin'to your motherfuckin' girlfriends I don't know why you fuck with them old jealous No man havin' ass hoes anyway,realtalk Alway accusin' me of some old bullshit When I'm just tryin' to have a good time Robert, you did this, Kells, I heard you did that Don't you think I got enough bullshit on my mind, real talk. Hold, hold up Didn't I just give you money to go get your hair Toes and nails done the other day,hmm? Yeah, your ass was smilin' then, real talk Gave who some damnmoney? I ain't gave nobody no damn money,girl, is you tweakin'? You see what your problem is You're always runnin'off at the mouth Tellin' your girls your motherfuckin' business. When they don't eat with us, they don't sleep with usBesides, what they eat don't make us shit, real talk You called my momma's house and what? Girl, my momma ain't gottascreen no calls for me, real talk And watch your mouth, fuck me? Girl, fuck you! I don't give a fuck about what you'retalkin' about I'm sick of this bullshit, I'm comin' home And gettin' my shit and gettin' the fuck up outta Dodge You ain't gotta worry about me no more And the next time your ass get horny Go fuck one of your funky ass friends Hell yeah, you probably already doin' that shit anyway You gonna burn what? Bitch, I wish you would burn my motherfuckin' clothesWith your triflin' ass, (Milton), you bogus girl, (Milton) Start your car, warm it up and get ready to take me home Thisbitch done lost her motherfuckin' mind
 That’s right,University of Regina: we’ve had enough of your non-sense.Ultimately,we hate ’cause welove,but nothing’s going to get better unless people point out what needs to get better.Don’tread this on an empty stomach,’cause we’re bringing you an extradose of Vitamin H.(That is barely ajoke and it doesn’t matter.)
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 john wellman
op-ed
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 julia dima
intercom
 April 5 - May 23,2012 | Volume 54,Issue 26 | carillonregina.com
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 see you next volume
 
News Editor: Natasha Tersigninews@carillonregina.com
the carillon 
|April 5 - May 23, 2012
news
 Wasn’t that some shit
The University of Regina’s 2011-2012 school year in review
Carillon
archives
Where were you when students participated in the National Day of Action,sat in at the Board of Governors meeting,and parked like dicks in the crescents?
The 2011-2012 school year is al-most done and this one was just aseventful as any other year.The University of Regina wasabundant with the activist spiritthis year,led by the Unisversity of Regina Students’ Union and theRegina Public Interest ResearchGroup (RPIRG), and some studentleaders. The year started off withabang, with the Occupy WallStreet movement sweeping acrossthe continent. There were Occupyprotests throughout Regina andseveral werestaged on campus.The “99 per cent” came to the Ad-Hum pit on Nov.10 to educate themasses.“Our main message at theteach-in is mostly around home-lessness in our city ,” one occupiersaid. Although the movement waswidespread, it still tackled issuesclose to home.Activism started closer tohome with the Our Futureis Nowcampaign led by URSU PresidentKent Peterson. This conveniently-timed movement was meant toput pressure on provincial politi-cal parties to make changes ontheir platforms in order to encour-age student voting for the fallelection.In the winter semester,Peterson continued to inspire thestudent body with the Feb. 1. AllOut peaceful protest on theNational Day of Action, whichwas held to ensure equal opportu-nities for current and prospectivestudents. There was a march tothe First Nations University,fol-lowed by some empoweringspeeches and a free lunch.The All Out protest spoke outexplicitly about making educationmore accessible for aboriginal stu-dents by raising a cap on fund-ing. However,therewas a greaterfocus on making changes to thecurrent education system. Julianne Beaudin-Herney be-gan her petition to makeIndigenous Studies a course re-quirement for all students on Nov.7and the petition has spreadacross the country. She continuesto meet with deans and adminis-trators at our university and oth-ers in Canada, with the slogan,“We need to learn about our ownholocaust.”In the winter semester, therewas RPRIG’s annual Apathy intoAction conference, which soughtto educate students on social is-sues. Other winter events in-cluded Israeli Apartheid Week and Five Days for the Homeless.In the 2011-2012 school year,students, faculty members, andadministrators at the U of R madeit clear they weren’t going to sit byand watch things happen.Sadly,thereweresome situa-tions where we didn’t have achoice but to do so. At the start of the year, many students and staff members were affected by thedeath of Dr. Lloyd Barber, the sec-ond president of the University of Regina. Over 800 people paidtheir respects at his memorialservice, which signifies the impactBarber had on the University of Regina.In other situations, however,students in particular stood upand made the university adminis-tration listen. In order to resolvegrowing difficulties with parkingon campus, the university limitedthe number of parking passes is-sued this year and raised the finesfor improper parking. In responseto the huge number of complaintsreceived, in part due to an URSUcampaign launched during thefirst week of classes in the fall se-mester, the administration quicklyagreed to hold an open forum onSept. 23, wherestudents weregiven an opportunity to speak outabout the parking troubles to uni-versity president VianneTimmons.Students suggested a varietyof solutions, including a shuttleservice from nearby landmarks, arebate for students who carpool,and to lower the prices at parkingmeters. However,the second se-mester saw parking problemsworsen, if anything, as winter se-mester parking passes sold outwithin 24 hours of going on sale.Some of the issues that theuniversity faced this year hadtheir roots outside of the build-ing.Students at SIAST began theirschool year in a much more star-tling way – they arrived at theirclasses to find their instructorshad gone on strike. The frustra-tion educators felt at our neigh- bour’s campus caused somestudents to fear a similar strikewas on its way at the university.This year, the province cele- brated an unwanted anniversary –five years had passed since a
 Maclean’s
article dubbed Regina’sNorth Central as the worst neigh- bourhood in the country.However, the article had donesome good things for the city, as it brought attention to some prob-lems that had been pushed asideand brought out some rarely-seenloyalty to the city.The
 Maclean’s
article simply drew attention tothe fact that so much crime could be concentrated into such a smallarea.However, despite the positivechanges Regina has seen, anothershocking statistic was released inco-ordination with National AIDSDay in December.The rates of HIV are almost twice the nationalaverage in our province and this isnot a passing problem.As All Nations Hope AIDSNetwork worker Margaret Poitrastold the
Carillon
 ,“There is a lot of stigma, ignorance, and discrimi-nation with addiction.”More recently, Saskatchewanhas been surprised by some of thedecisions Brad Wall’s governmenthas made with the budget for theprovince. Asizeable amount of money has been put towards in-creasing the number of politiciansin the province and building astatue in front of the legislature.Trent Wotherspoon, ND financecritic, said the government is es-sentially “making cuts and reduc-tions and impacts on everydayfamilies across Saskatchewan.”Similarly, there has been awave of protest toward the gov-ernment’s decision to cut the filmtax credit, which has resulted in amultitude of videos and events tospark awareness of the impact thiswill have on Saskatchewan resi-dents.Despite the abundance of news hitting the province thisyear, there have been some majornewsworthy events at theUniversity of Regina, too.In September,students sawthe revitalized food services oncampus as management movedfrom Aramark to Chartwells.Fewer vegetarian options were of-fered, prices were raised, and stu-dents on campus on weekendswerediscontent with a limitedweekend selection for theirmandatory meal cards. But, wedid get another Tim Horton’s,which almost eased the glut at theone in Riddell Centre.One story covered in the
Carillon
wound up, in part, in-volving the
Carillon
itself. Afterthe university’s boardof gover-nors struck down a motion tomake their meetings open to thepublic, the paper organized a sit-in. In response, the boardmovedthe time of their meeting up byan hour and got campus securityto escort boardmembers to andfrom the boardroom. Shortly be-forethe meeting commenced, boardchair Paul McLellan cameout to meet the assembled stu-dents and accept letters addressedon behalf of the
Carillon
to the boardfrom members of theCanadian University Press.Finally, unless you have some-how been living under a rock forthe past three weeks, you mustknow that we have elected a newstudent union for next year. Thisyear’s election saw a variety of candidates for president, with car-toon character Snowy Bear givinghis competition a bit of a scare.The elected members of the unionrepresent a split slate, but mem- bers from both slates have empha-sized that they plan to act not astwo slates but one executive in thefall.Well, we’ll see how that goes.
sophie long
news writer

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