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<newsitem author="jbroman" date="2013-01-16">
<p>Elections for Winter 2014 have concluded. The following people were elected:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: Bryan Coutts (<tt>b2coutts</tt>)</li>
<li>Vice-president: Visha Vijayanand (<tt>vvijayan</tt>)</li>
<li>Treasurer: Marc Burns (<tt>m4burns</tt>)</li>
<li>Secretary: Mark Farrell (<tt>m4farrel</tt>)</li>
</ul>
<p>The following people were appointed:</p>
<ul>
<li>Sysadmin: Murphy Berzish (<tt>mtrberzi</tt>)</li>
<li>Office Manager: Nicholas Black (<tt>nablack</tt>)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ehashman" date="2013-10-23">
<p>
It's been a while since we last ordered shirts for members. As such, we
would like to order a new batch, and invite you to supply the design for
the shirt! The winning candidate (and possibly some runner-ups) will
receive a free shirt in the size of their choice. Please send your
submissions to <a href="mailto:exec@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">the
executive</a>.</p>
<p>The deadline will be Nov. 13 at midnight, and winners will be announced
by Friday, Nov. 15. At that point, a signup sheet will be made available.
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ehashman" date="2013-10-18">
<p>
Bowling has been moved from Oct. 23 to Oct. 30. See the
<a href="events/Bingemans-2013-10-30-6%3A00PM">event details</a>
for more information.
</p>
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="ehashman" date="2013-10-07">
<p>
Security and privacy talks all have scheduled times and rooms! Please
note the swap between Zak Blacher's and Simon Gladstone's talk.
</p>
<p>
The final dates, times, and locations are as follows:
</p>
<ul>
<li>Tuesday, October 8, 5:00PM, MC 4041 &mdash; Sarah Harvey</li>
<li>Tuesday, October 15, 5:00PM, MC 4060 &mdash; Eric Dong</li>
<li>Thursday, October 24, 6:30PM, DC 1302 &mdash; Simon Gladstone</li>
<li>Tuesday, November 5, 6:00PM, MC 3001 (Comfy Lounge) &mdash; Nick
Guenther and Murphy Berzish host a key signing party!</li>
<li>Tuesday, November 12, 5:00PM, MC 4060 &mdash; Zak Blacher</li>
<li>Tuesday, November 26, 5:00PM, MC 2038 &mdash; Speaker TBD</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
-->
<newsitem author="ehashman" date="2013-10-01">
<p>
A number of talks on security and privacy have been planned for this term.
Email <a href="mailto:progcom@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">progcom</a> if you are
interested in getting involved. See individual events for more detail.
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ehashman" date="2013-09-29">
<p>
Is there something that you're particularly passionate about and would like
to share with others? Do you want to practice presenting on a topic of interest
to the membership? We are accepting proposals for member talks for the Fall
2013 term. Tell us about a project you're really passionate about, or perhaps a
theoretical problem you find interesting.
</p>
<p>
Please send a proposed abstract and some possible talk dates to <a
href="mailto:progcom@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">our programme committee</a> and we
will get to work on getting your talk scheduled.
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="jbroman" date="2013-09-17">
<p>Congratulations to this term's new executive!</p>
<ul>
<li>President: ehashman</li>
<li>Vice-president: m4burns</li>
<li>Treasurer: dchlobow</li>
<li>Secretary: e45lee</li>
</ul>
<p>
Additionally, the following people were appointed.
</p>
<ul>
<li>Sysadmin: jbroman</li>
<li>Librarian: jladan</li>
<li>Office Manager: scshunt</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ehashman" date="2013-05-28">
<p>Consider attending the Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference in
Montreal, Quebec this semester, July 10&mdash;14. Funding for transportation
and accommodations has been generously provided by MEF, MathSoc, and the Dean's
Office.</p>
<p>To apply for funding, please fill out <a
href='https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1rKAdBmGWRj0VzlxVA1s5pLmeMYQve2EE4F76hhTDwBc/viewform'>this form</a>.</p>
<p>If you have any questions, please contact me directly.</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="omsmith" date="2013-05-16">
<p>Congratulations to this terms new executive!</p>
<ul>
<li>President: srcreigh</li>
<li>Vice-president: vvijayan</li>
<li>Treasurer: dchlobow</li>
<li>Secretary: yj7kim</li>
</ul>
<p>
Additionally, the following people were appointed.
</p>
<ul>
<li>Sysadmin: a2brenna</li>
<li>Office Manager: m4burns</li>
</ul>
<p>The position of librarian has not yet been filled.</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="scshunt" date="2013-05-06">
<p>Welcome to Spring 2013!</p>
<p>Elections for the Spring term have been set; see above.</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="omsmith" date="2013-01-17">
<p>Elections for Winter 2013 have concluded. The following people were
elected.</p>
<ul>
<li>President: a2brenna</li>
<li>Vice-president: m4burns</li>
<li>Treasurer: jsmumfor</li>
<li>Secretary: mgolechn</li>
</ul>
<p>
Additionally, the following people were appointed.
</p>
<ul>
<li>Sysadmin: sharvey</li>
<li>Office Manager: b2coutts</li>
<li>Librarian: mimcpher</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="jbroman" date="2012-10-03">
<p>Due to repeated power failure in the MC building, multiple CSC systems
are experiencing critical service interruptions. We apologize for the
inconvenience.</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="m4burns" date="2012-09-04">
<p>
Elections for Fall 2012 will be held on September 13 at 4:00 PM.
Nominations will begin on September 6th, and will end 24 hours prior to
elections. Nominations may be emailed to <a
href="mailto:cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca</a>. This term's
CRO is Owen Smith (omsmith).
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="m4burns" date="2012-06-06">
<p>
To all of our members who are interested in attending CUMC at UBCO this
summer, please remember to <a
href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dG56d3NRNUJabzQyMmpNTDlqWkpiU3c6MQ">apply
for funding!</a>
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ehashman" date="2012-02-27">
<p>
The CSC and AMD are running an <a href="opencl">OpenCL programming
contest!</a> If you're interested in winning a laptop or a graphics card, you
should <a href="opencl">read more</a> and <a href="opencl/register">register
here</a>.
</p>
<p><b>Registration has been reopened</b> for anyone who did not get a
chance to register on time, so make sure you sign up!
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="m4burns" date="2012-02-13">
<p>
Recorded talks from 2010 to 2012 have been added to the <a
href="media">media</a> page.
</p>
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="jy2wong" date="2012-01-12">
<p>
Elections for Winter 2012 have concluded. The following people were
elected.</p>
11 years ago
<ul>
<li>President: m4burns</li>
<li>Vice-president: ehashman</li>
<li>Treasurer: j3parker</li>
<li>Secretary: mimcpher</li>
</ul>
<p>
Additionally, the following people were appointed.
</p>
<ul>
<li>Sysadmin: jbroman</li>
<li>Office Manager: laden</li>
<li>Librarian: jy2wong</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
12 years ago
<newsitem author="ebering" date="2011-09-19">
<p>
Elections for Fall 2011 have concluded. The following people were
elected.</p>
12 years ago
<ul>
<li>President: m4burns</li>
<li>Vice-president: kshyatt</li>
<li>Treasurer: j3parker</li>
<li>Secretary: ehashman</li>
</ul>
<p>
Additionally, the following people were appointed.
</p>
<ul>
<li>Sysadmin: a2brenna</li>
<li>Office Manager: kspaans</li>
<li>Librarian: ebering</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
12 years ago
<newsitem author="ebering" date="2011-09-18">
<p>
Nominations for the Fall 2011 exec are closed. Nominees are as follows:
</p>
12 years ago
<ul>
<li>President: m4burns, kshyatt, ehashman</li>
<li>Vice-president: m4burns, kshyatt</li>
<li>Treasurer: j3parker, scshunt, sagervai</li>
<li>Secretary: ehashman, kspaans, sagervai</li>
</ul>
<p>
Elections will be held Monday, September 19th in the Comfy Lounge (MC 3001)
from 4:30PM to 5:30PM. All CSC members that have paid Mathsoc fees are
invited to come by and vote. If you are unable to attend but would like to vote
please
e-mail your ballot to <a href="mailto:cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">the CRO</a>.
Voting will
take place by approval voting, so vote for as many people in each race as
you like.
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</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="jy2wong" date="2011-09-08">
<p>
Nominations for the Fall 2011 exec are open. You can nominate candidates
for
President, Vice President, Treasurer or Secretary by writing their name on
the office whiteboard under the appropriate heading, or by emailing <a
href="mailto:cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca</a> with
their name and position(s). Nominations close Sunday, September 18th at
4:30PM.
</p>
<p>
Elections will be held Monday, September 19th in the Comfy Lounge (MC 3001)
from 4:30PM to 5:30PM. All CSC members that have paid Mathsoc fees are
invited to come by and vote.
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ebering" date="2011-05-09">
<p>The results, including appointments, are:
<ul>
<li>President: mthiffau</li>
<li>Vice-President: mimcpher</li>
<li>Treasurer: kspaans</li>
<li>Secretary: akansong</li>
<li>Systems Administrator: jbroman</li>
<li>Office Manager: jy2wong</li>
<li>Librarian: lbovard</li>
</ul>
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="scshunt" date="2011-01-12">
The election is over. The new executive are
<ul>
<li>President: ebering</li>
<li>Vice President: jy2wong</li>
<li>Treasurer: kspaans</li>
<li>Secretary: ehashman</li>
<li>Sysadmin: pbarfuss</li>
</ul>
The new Office Manager is m4burns. The new Librarian is asbumste.
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="scshunt" date="2011-01-12">
There is a correction in the nominee list. m4burns was nominated for
Vice-President, not b4taylor. Apologies.
If you cannot attend the meeting, please send a vote to
cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="scshunt" date="2011-01-11">
Nominations have closed at some point. The nominations are as follows:
<ul>
<li>President: ebering</li>
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<li>Vice President: ssalbiz, jy2wong, m4burns</li>
<li>Treasurer: kspaans, qxi, mspang, d2huo, a42ahmed</li>
<li>Secretary: kspaans, d2huo, ehashman</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="scshunt" date="2011-01-06">
It has come to my attention that some people believe I previously claimed
that nominations close at 3:00 PM. This is false. They close, and have
always closed, at 4:30. We have always been at war with Eurasia.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="scshunt" date="2011-01-04">
Nominations for Winter 2011 executive are now open on the CSC whiteboard. They
close at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, January 11. Elections will be held at 4:00 PM on
Wednesday, January 12 on the brand-new furniture in the Comfy Lounge.
You can also nominate someone or ask any other questions or just complain to
<a href="mailto:cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca</a>.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ebering" date="2010-11-03">
The CSC has been invited to MathSoc's annual Charity Ball. If you are interested in attending with the CSC, please contact Gwynneth Leece
<a href="mailto:gnleece@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">gnleece@csclub.uwaterloo.ca</a>. The Charitby Ball costs $20 per person and includes a three-course dinner.
It is Saturday November 20th at 6pm.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="m2ellis" date="2010-09-22">
We experienced a recent power outage which caused the RAID array hosting mirror data to need to be rebuilt.
As a result, the mirrored data is temporarily read-only. We hope to resume synchronizing as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.
You can view the reconstruction progress on the <a href="http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/">mirror's index page</a>
</newsitem>
13 years ago
<newsitem author="m2ellis" date="2010-09-14">
Elections are over. The results are:
<ul>
<li>President: j3parker</li>
<li>Vice President: ebering</li>
<li>Treasurer: rjputins</li>
<li>Secretary: kspaans</li>
<li>Sysadmin: jbroman</li>
<li>Office Manager: askhader</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="m2ellis" date="2010-09-12">
Nominations are now closed. The nominations are as follows:
<ul>
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<li>President: j3parker, kspaans, jdonland, mspang</li>
<li>Vice President: ebering</li>
<li>Treasurer: rjputins</li>
<li>Secretary: askhader, baldajan, kspaans</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="m2ellis" date="2010-09-10">
Time for the election on September 14th has been decided. It will be held at 16:30 in the MC comfy lounge.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="m2ellis" date="2010-09-04">
Nominations for the fall term executives are now open. They will close on Sunday September 12. The election will be held on Tuesday the 14th.
To enter a nomination write the name/position on the CSC office whiteboard or send it to <a href="mailto:cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca</a>
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="ebering" date="2010-05-11">
Elections have concluded, congratulations to the new executive:
<ul>
<li>President: Jeff Cameron (j3camero)</li>
<li>Vice President: Brennan Taylor (b4taylor)</li>
<li>Treasurer: Vardhan Mudunuru (vmudunur)</li>
<li>Secretary: Matt Lawrence (m3lawren)</li>
<li>Sysadmin: Mike Ellis (m2ells)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="ebering" date="2010-05-10">
Nominations for the spring term executive are closed. Nominees are:
<ul>
<li>President: Jeff Cameron (j3camero), Kevin Farnworth (kfarnwor)</li>
<li>Vice President: Brennan Taylor (b4taylor)</li>
<li>Treasurer: Vardhan Mudunuru (vmudunur)</li>
<li>Secretary: Matt Lawrence (m3lawren), Qifan Xi (qxi)</li>
</ul>
Elections will occur as listed in the events section for the two contested positions. If you would like to
vote absentee, please send your votes (one vote per position) to <a href="mailto:cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">the
Chief Returning Officer</a> before 5:30 PM EDT on May 11, 2010.
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="ebering" date="2010-02-01">
<h3><a href="http://contest.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/">Contest now open!</a></h3>
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<p>This term's programming contest is now open. Check out <a href="http://contest.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/">the website</a>. The problem is Tron,
and there will be prizes offered, but if you want details you should really check the website.</p>
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</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ebering" date="2009-10-17">
<h3>Contest Over</h3>
<p>Congratulations to <b>amstan</b> for taking first place.</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ebering" date="2009-10-02">
<h3>Contest Still Open!</h3>
<p>Go to <a href="http://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/contest/">the website</a> now and get to it!</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="mgregson" date="2009-06-18">
<h3>Do you text... do you iPod?</h3>
<p>
We are looking for volunteers to take part in a study on mobile
hand held device use and any related health or comfort troubles
experienced during their use. As a participant in this study, you
would be asked to fill out a 5-8 minute computer-administered
confidential questionnaire.
</p>
<p>
If you would like to participate, please follow this link:
<a href="http://ithumb.iwh.on.ca/">http://ithumb.iwh.on.ca/</a>
This study is being conducted by Richard Wells and Sophia Berolo,
Department of Kinesiology, and Benjamin Amick, Institute for Work
and Health. If you wish more information, please contact Sophia
Berolo at sberolo@uwaterloo.ca. The study has been reviewed by,
and received ethics clearance through, the office of Research
Ethics, University of Waterloo.
</p>
</newsitem>
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<newsitem author="j3parker" date="2009-05-26">
Upcoming events:
<ul>
<li>UNIX 101: Need to learn unix for a course, or just to be a ninja?
Swing by MC 2037 on Thursday, June 2nd at 4:30PM for a tutorial session.</li>
<li>Code Party: Have an assignment or project you need to work on? We
will be coding from 7:00pm until 7:00am starting on Friday, June 5th
in the Comfy lounge. Join us!</li>
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</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ebering" date="2009-05-14">
Some of the talks from the Winter term are available on the website
in the <a href="http://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/media/">media</a> section,
including the IQC talk and video from the lab tours. Joel Spolsky and
Richard Stallman's talks are coming soon.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="kspaans" date="2009-05-12">
The elections are complete. Your executive for the Spring 2009 term are:
<ul>
<li>President: mspang (Michael Spang)</li>
<li>Vice-President: j3paker (Jacob Parker)</li>
<li>Treasurer: sagervai (Sapphyre Gervais)</li>
<li>Secretary: mimcpher (Matt McPherrin)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="kspaans" date="2009-05-04">
Kyle (The CRO) has opened the nominations for positions and set the election date.
Elections will be held on <b>Tuesday May 12, 2009 at 4:30 PM</b> in the Comfy Lounge.
<a href="http://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/~kspaans/S09-nominees.html">Nominees and voting policy</a> for the election.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ebering" date="2009-04-13">
CSC Branded Merchindise is now available for purchase <a href="http://www.zazzle.com/csclub">here</a>
for your owning pleasure.
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ebering" date="2009-03-24">
The contest is still open and will be until Saturday. For
contest details go to <a href="/contest/">the contest website</a>,
and come to the code party friday night for some last minute hacking!
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="mgregson" date="2009-01-29">
Richard Stallman's flight has been delayed and he will be
arriving in Waterloo later than expected. As a result, the
talk has been moved to the Modern Languages Theatre at 6:30PM.
Drop by the CSC for more information! Sorry for the confusion!
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="b4taylor" date="2009-01-06">
Holden (The CRO) has opened the nominations for positions and set the election date.
Elections will be held on <b>Tuesday January 13, 2009 at 4:30 PM</b>
</newsitem>
<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>
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The following were appointed:
<ul>
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<li>Sysadmin: kspaans (Kyle Spaans)</li>
<li>Imapd: j2simpso (James Simpson)</li>
</ul>
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</newsitem>
<newsitem author="b4taylor" date="2008-05-16">
New positions were elected on Tuesday. Check the exec section to see who won.
</newsitem>
<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>
19 years ago
<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>
20 years ago
<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>
21 years ago
<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>
21 years ago
<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>
21 years ago
<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
21 years ago
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>
21 years ago
<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>
21 years ago
<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>
21 years ago
<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>
</newsdefs>