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<newsitem author="dtbartle" date="2008-09-16">
The following people were elected today:<ul>
<li>President: m3lawren (Matt Lawrence)</li>
<li>Vice-president: ebering (Edgar Bering)</li>
<li>Treasurer: mgregson (Michael Gregson)</li>
<li>Secretary: j2simpso (James Simpson)</li></ul>
The following were appointed:<ul>
<li>Sysadmin: kspaans (Kyle Spaans)</li>
<li>Imapd: j2simpso (James Simpson)</li></ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="b4taylor" date="2008-05-16">
New positions were elected on Tuesday. Check the exec section to see who won.
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<newsitem author="dtbartle" date="2008-05-04">
Spring 2008 elections will be held on Tuesday May 13th at 4:30pm in the Comfy Lounge.<br/>
Get your nominations in as soon as possible on the CSC whiteboard!<br/>
Nominations close 24 hours before the polls open.<br/>
You can email your nominations to cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="dtbartle" date="2008-01-15">
Winter 2008 elections are over; <a href="about/positions">click here</a> to
see the new executive and other positions.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="dtbartle" date="2008-01-08">
The CSClub mirror (<a href="http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/">mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca</a>)
is now on the ResNet "don't count" list. This means that downloading
software from our mirror will not count against your quota.
<a href="http://wiki.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/Mirror">Click here</a> for a list
of Linux distributions and open-source software that we mirror.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="dtbartle" date="2007-09-09">
The Fall 2007 election has been scheduled for Sept 20 at 4:30 pm in the
comfy lounge.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="dtbartle" date="2007-09-01">
Nominations are now being accepted for Fall 2007 executive positions.
Nominiations close on Sept 19 at 4:30 pm. See
<a href="/newsgroup/article.php?id=11045&amp;group=uw.csc">uw.csc</a> for
details.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="dtbartle" date="2007-09-01">
Our talks our now mirrored on mirror.cs for ResNet and on-campus users.
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="mspang" date="2007-05-11">
The <a href="/about/exec">executive</a> has been elected for the Spring 2007 term.
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</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="daltenty" date="2007-01-12">
The <a href="/about/exec">executive</a> has been elected for the Winter 2007 term.
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</newsitem>
<newsitem author="woconnor" date="2006-09-21">
The <a href="/about/exec">executive</a> has been elected for the Fall 2006 term.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="hkarau" date="2006-06-04">
The BeBox lives again. BeOS is a unique operating system from the same era as Windows 95. If you'd like to see it run, port something to it (we
have the developement tools!), or just watch the funny lights on the front of it, stop by the office and take a look
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="hkarau" date="2006-05-19">
Larry Smith's talk on Creating Killer applications is now online in our
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new <a href ="/media/"> section </a>(in video :-)).
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</newsitem>
<newsitem author="hkarau" date="2006-05-10">
The CSC <a href="/about/exec">executive</a> for Summer 2006 term
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has been elected.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ddenisen" date="2006-01-10">
The CSC <a href="/about/exec">executive</a> for Winter 2006 term
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has been elected.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="jeperry" date="2004-10-23">
The F04 CSC Programming Contest is underway. Go to
<a href="/~contest/">the website</a> for more information.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="jeperry" date="2004-09-27">
The Fall 2004 elections have occured. We have a new
<a href="/about/exec">executive</a>.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="mbiggs" date="2004-09-15">
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<a href="http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/csclub/buss-talk.mp3">Here</a> is the audio for Professor Buss'
talk: Game Complexity Theorists Ponder, in mp3 format. Enjoy!
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="zbnichol" date="2004-05-31">
Audio has been added for the Larry Smith talk: Computing's Next Great
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Empires. It is available <a href="http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/csclub/larry-smith-talk.ogg">in Ogg
format</a> or <a href="http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/csclub/larry-smith-talk.mp3">in MP3 format</a>.
Thanks to all who came out. The talk was a great success.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="mbiggs" date="2004-05-12">
The CSC elections took place and we have a new <a
href="/about/exec">executive</a> for Spring 2004.
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2004-04-19">
<tt>perpugilliam</tt> has been restored, with two new disks courtesy of
MathSoc and MEF. There are now disk quotas for users, with a 250 MB
soft quota and a 500 MB hard quota, with a 14-day grace period.
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2004-04-16">
<tt>carbonated-water</tt> is back up. It now runs as the backup mail
exchange and also serves a a slave LDAP server. What this means is
that if <tt>perpugilliam</tt> goes down, your mail will not be dropped
and you'll still be able to login to other machines.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2004-04-16">
<tt>perpugilliam</tt> will be going down for hardware upgrades on
2004-04-16 to 2004-04-19. We thank MathSoc and MEF for their
generous support in purchasing this hardware, and apologise for
any inconvenience this downtime will cause.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="mbiggs" date="2004-04-07">
Pictures of
<a href="http://www.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/gallery/ctrl-d-w2004">CTRL-D</a>
are available in the gallery.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2004-04-02">
<tt>glucose-fructose</tt> is back on-line. It has a new 120 GB hard disk,
a new power supply, and an nVidia GeForce FX 5900.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2004-04-01">
<tt>glucose-fructose</tt> will be going down for hardware upgrades on
2004-04-02 for an indeterminate amount of time. We thank MathSoc and
MEF for their generous support in purchasing this hardware, and
apologise for any inconvenience this downtime will cause.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2004-03-19">
Kernighan came to Waterloo, and the Computer Science Club got our books
signed by him. Not only that, but we took
<a href="http://www.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/gallery/kernighan-2004">photographs
of him</a> too.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2004-03-16">
The books that we purchased have arrived. Now we have two books that
can be signed by Kernighan when he comes.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2004-02-05">
We voted 15 to 0 to 0 in favour of changing the
<a href="/about/constitution">constitution</a> to follow MathSoc
policy. An updated copy of the document is now online.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2004-02-02">
<tt>perpugilliam</tt> went down over the weekend due to a failing disk.
Please back up all your important data as it is starting to go bad.
We are trying to acquire a replacement.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2004-01-25">
<tt>carbonated-water</tt>, <tt>h2o</tt>, is back down. It's awaiting
a new power supply.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2004-01-22">
The CSC elections took place and we have a new <a
href="/about/exec">executive</a> for Winter 2004.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2003-09-17">
The CSC elections took place and we have a new <a
href="/about/exec">executive</a> for Fall 2003.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ja2morri" date="2003-08-12">
<tt>carbonated-water</tt>, <tt>h2o</tt>, is back up. It's a great machine
for reading mail on.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ja2morri" date="2003-08-12">
The <a href="http://wiki.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/wiki/Exec_Manual">CSC
Procedures manual</a> has been added to the website. Thanks go to
Shannon Mann for reminding us of this document.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ja2morri" date="2003-08-06">
We've finally gotten around to disabling accounts. If you find your
account has been improperly disabled please email
<a href="mailto:exec@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">the executive</a>. We are
keeping a back up of the files and mail for each disabled account for
a short period of time.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ja2morri" date="2003-07-09">
Jim Elliott gave a great talk for the CSC yesterday and has put his slides
online. <br />
<a href="http://www.vm.ibm.com/devpages/jelliott/events">
http://www.vm.ibm.com/devpages/jelliott/events</a>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2003-07-03">
We have been notified by the Guelph Computer Club that they are unable
to host our group event. Sorry for the inconvenience.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2003-06-05">
We have a new computer called <tt>glucose-fructose</tt>, or <tt>sugar</tt>
for short. As a result, <tt>carbonated-water</tt> is temporarily out of
service, although it should return within a month.
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="sjdutoit" date="2003-05-14">
The CSC elections took place and we have a new <a
href="/about/exec">executive</a> for Spring 2003.
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</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sfllaw" date="2003-01-13">
The CSC elections took place and we have a new <a
href="/about/exec">executive</a> for Winter 2003.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sjdutoit" date="2002-10-29">
Due to lack of time for preparation, the Romp Through The Linux Kernel talks were cancelled.
Sorry for the inconvenience. Hopefully these talks will happen next term.
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="sjdutoit" date="2002-09-30">
The business meeting of 2002-09-30 was concluded and the <a
href="/about/constitution-change-20020920">constitutional
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change</a> was approved with a 14:2 majority (and one spoiled
ballot). See the new <a href="/about/constitution">constitution</a>.
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</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="sjdutoit" date="2002-09-16">
The Fall elections have occured and the <a
href="/about/exec">results</a> are in.
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</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sjdutoit" date="2002-09-18">
We've changed to the new site! Please send your comments to the <a
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href="mailto:webmaster@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">webmaster</a>. The <a
href="/old/">old site</a> is still available. A few things may not
be working quite right yet, but I'm working on it.
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="sjdutoit" date="2002-04-22">
Added <a href="http://library.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/">books</a>! About 2.5
shelves are there, minus a whole lot that weren't readily accessible from
the Library of Congress. Getting all of the books on there is going to
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be a tough job. These are, by the way, managed by good-old (or new?)
CEO. Thanks to Ryan Golbeck and Petio for their hard work getting
ISBN numbers onto disc.
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="sjdutoit" date="2002-04-15">
Added a bunch of <a href="/events/old">old events</a> and some
documents, including the <a
href="/about/constitution">constitution</a>.
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</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="sjdutoit" date="2002-04-15">
Added the <a href="/about/members">membership list</a>. <a
href="/events/old">Old events</a> are working. Event terms, as
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well as the current term are determined automagically now. Lots of
work done. Some more stubs up (office etc.). And I introduce cow -
that is, the CSC Ontological Webalizer - which is just a wrapper
around libxslt with some extra xpath functions. It is now what is
being used to build the site, instead of xsltproc.
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="sjdutoit" date="2002-02-04">
About/Memberlist stub up. Made the CSC logo gold. Isn't it nifty?
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="sjdutoit" date="2002-02-03">
XML goodness.
</newsitem>
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