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<newsitem author="ztseguin" date="2018-09-01">
<p>Power has now been restored to the machine room and
most CSC systems and services are now available, with the exception
of:</p>
<ul>
<li>
<b>sucrose and taurine</b>
<br />
We are currently unable to access to servers remotely. To restore
these servers, we need a visit to the machine room to identify and
resolve boot issues.
<br />
<em>As of Sept. 5, taurine is available again with reduced RAM.</em>
</li>
<li>
<b><a href="http://test-ipv6.csclub.uwaterloo.ca">test-ipv6</a>
(restored as of Sept. 2)</b>
<br />
Currently available from within the UW network only. Investigation
is still ongoing and may require assistance from IST's security team.
</li>
</ul>
<p>If you experience any issues accessing CSC services, please contact the
<a href="mailto:systems-committee@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">Systems Committee</a>.
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ztseguin" date="2018-08-31">
<p>While power has been restored to the Math &amp; Computer Building (MC),
power is not yet available in the machine room. As a result,
most CSC services are still unavailable at this time.</p>
<p>The current estimate for power is Saturday, Sept. 1.</p>
<p>Currently, due to machines located in other buildings and
emergency generator power to select machines in MC, the following
services are currently available:</p>
<ul>
<li><a href="http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca">Mirror</a></li>
<li>Mail (<a href="https://mail.csclub.uwaterloo.ca">Webmail</a>, SMTP and IMAP</li>
<li>Caffeine (including web hosting)</li>
</ul>
<p>Once power is restored to the machine room, the Systems Committee
will continue restoring remaining services.</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ztseguin" date="2018-07-18">
<p>The Systems Committee has been informed of a planned power outage
in the Math &amp; Computer Building (MC) Tuesday, August 21 to
Thursday, August 30. Systems will be unavailable starting Sunday,
August 19 at 12pm EDT and are expected to be restored on
Thursday, August 30.</p>
<p>We expect that our <a href="http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/">
Open Source Software mirror
</a>be available during the outage.</p>
<p>See the
<a href="https://mailman.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/pipermail/csc-general/2018-August/000769.html">
notice
</a> sent to csc-general for more information.</p>
<p>Please contact the
<a href="mailto:systems-committee@csclub.uwaterloo.ca">
Systems Committee
</a>
if you have any questions.</p>
<p><em>Updated on 2018-07-19 as the outage time was extended.</em></p>
<p><em>Updated on 2018-08-02 with additional information
and extended outage time.</em></p>
</newsitem>
5 years ago
<newsitem author="mnmailho" date="2018-05-14">
<p>Here are the results from this term's elections:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: Melissa Tedesco (matedesc)</li>
<li>Vice-President: Dhruv Jauhar (djauhar)</li>
<li>Treasurer: Tristan Hume (tghume)</li>
<li>Secretary: Marc Mailhot (mnmailho)</li>
</ul>
<p>Additionally, the following positions were appointed:</p>
<ul>
<li>Systems Administrator: Jennifer Zhou (c7zou)</li>
<li>Office Manager: Aditya Thakral (a3thakra)</li>
<li>Librarian: Archer Zhang (z577zhan)</li>
<li>Fridge Regent: Marc Mailhot (mnmailho)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="pj2melan" date="2018-05-14">
<p>Here are the nominations for the Spring 2018 elections:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: Melissa (matedesc), Haoran (h594wang)</li>
<li>VP: Dhruv (djauhar), Haoran (h594wang)</li>
<li>Secretary: Dhruv (djauhar), Marc (mnmailho)</li>
<li>Treasurer: Tristan (tghume)</li>
</ul>
<p>Additionally, the following people have expressed interest in appointed positions:</p>
<ul>
<li>Office Manager: Aditya (a3thakra), Archer (z577zhan), Haoran (h594wang), Yash (y2mathur)</li>
<li>Librarian: Aditya (a3thakra), Archer (z577zhan), Anamaya (agarodia)</li>
<li>Pop/Fridge Regent: Marc (mnmailho)</li>
<li>Sysadmin: Jennifer (c7zou)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="pj2melan" date="2018-03-26">
<p>The winner of the uncode party is Jennifer Zhou! For a sorting
algorithm that works by emailing our VP for each decision.
</p>
<p>Again, congratulations on somehow winning an event that even the
organizers wouldn't know there was going to be a winner at!</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ztseguin" date="2017-05-17">
<p>Here are the results from this term's elections:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: fbauckho (Felix Bauckholt)</li>
<li>Vice-President: z34wei (Zichuan Wei)</li>
<li>Treasurer: lhsong (Laura Song)</li>
<li>Secretary: bzmo (Bo Mo)</li>
</ul>
<p>Additionally, the following positions were appointed:</p>
<ul>
<li>Systems Administrator: ztseguin (Zachary Seguin)</li>
<li>Office Manager: ubarar (Uday Barar)</li>
<li>Librarian: pj2melan (Patrick Melanson)</li>
<li>Imapd: ubarar (Uday Barar)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="b2coutts" date="2017-01-14">
<p>Here are the results from this term's elections:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: wyscheung (Wilson Cheung)</li>
<li>Vice-President: tghume (Tristan Hume)</li>
<li>Treasurer: jxpryde (Jordan Pryde)</li>
<li>Secretary: aafata (Amir Fata)</li>
</ul>
<p>Additionally, the following positions were appointed:</p>
<ul>
<li>Systems Administrator: ztseguin (Zachary Seguin)</li>
<li>Office Manager: fbauckho (Felix Bauckholt)</li>
<li>Librarian: csfmurph (Connor Murphy)</li>
<li>Imapd: ischtche (Ilia Chtcherbakov)</li>
</ul>
<p>
We also amended our constitution to revise our Code of Conduct. The
updated Code of Conduct can be found at
https://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/about/code-of-conduct.
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ztseguin" date="2016-11-20">
<p>Due to a planned power outage in the Mathematics &amp; Computer Building on Sat. Nov 26 from 7am to 5pm, Computer Science Club systems and services will be unavailable.</p>
<p>It is expected that our Open Source Software mirror (<a href="http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca">mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca</a>) remain available during the outage. This is made possible with assistance from the Computer Science Computing Facility (CSCF).</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ubarar" date="2016-11-10">
<p> The Code of Conduct and the amended version can be found below: </p>
<ul>
<li><a href="https://www.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/~exec/proposed-amendment/about/code-of-conduct">Proposed CoC</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/~exec/proposed-amendment.patch">Diff between current and proposed CoC</a></li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ztseguin" date="2016-10-18">
<p>Due to a planned power outage in the Mathematics &amp; Computer Building on Sat. Oct 22 from 7am to 11pm, Computer Science Club systems and services will be unavailable.</p>
<p>It is expected that our Open Source Software mirror (<a href="http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca">mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca</a>) remain available during the outage. This is made possible with assistance from the Computer Science Computing Facility (CSCF).</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ztseguin" date="2016-09-19">
<p>Here are the results from this term's elections:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: s455wang (Charlie Wang)</li>
<li>Vice-President: b2coutts (Bryan Coutts)</li>
<li>Treasurer: lhsong (Laura Song)</li>
<li>Secretary: ubarar (Uday Barar)</li>
</ul>
<p>Additionally, the following positions were appointed:</p>
<ul>
<li>Systems Administrator: ztseguin (Zachary Seguin)</li>
<li>Office Manager: j2sinn (James Sinn)</li>
<li>Librarian: fbauckho (Felix Bauckholt)</li>
<li>Imapd: ischtche (Ilia Chtcherbakov)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="pj2melan" date="2016-05-12">
<p>Elections for Spring 2016 have concluded. The following people were elected and ratified:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: Luqman Aden (<tt>laden</tt>)</li>
<li>Vice-president: Melissa Tedesco (<tt>matedesc</tt>)</li>
<li>Treasurer: Jon Bailey (<tt>jj2baile</tt>)</li>
<li>Secretary: Aditya Shivam Askothar (<tt>askothar</tt>)</li>
<li>SysAdmin: Jordan Xavier Pryde (<tt>jxpryde</tt>)</li>
<li>Office Manager: Zachary Seguin (<tt>ztseguin</tt>)</li>
<li>Librarian: Charlie Wang (<tt>s455wang</tt>)</li>
<li>Fridge Regent: Marc Mailhot (<tt>mnmailho</tt>)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="ztseguin" date="2016-02-09">
<p>Many of the Computer Science Club's systems and services will be unavailable for maintenance on Wednesday, February 17 from 11am to 5pm.</p>
<p>See <a href="https://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/newsgroup/article.php?id=12268&amp;group=uw.csc">the announcement</a> for more information.</p>
</newsitem>
8 years ago
<newsitem author="ztseguin" date="2016-01-21">
<p>The <a href="http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca">Computer Science Club Mirror</a> is now running on potassium-benzoate, our new server which was purchased with funding from the <a href="https://www.student.math.uwaterloo.ca/~mefcom/">Mathematics Endowment Fund (MEF)</a>. We have also enhanced our mirror's network connectivity, adding IPv6 and 10Gbps.</p>
<p>Running our mirror is made possible with assistance from:</p>
<ul>
<li>The <a href="https://www.student.math.uwaterloo.ca/~mefcom/">Mathematics Endowment Fund (MEF)</a></li>
<li>The <a href="http://mathsoc.uwaterloo.ca">Mathematics Society (MathSoc)</a></li>
<li>Dave Gawley and the <a href="https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/resources-services/cscf">Computer Science Computing Facility (CSCF)</a></li>
<li><a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/information-systems-technology/">Information Systems Technology (IST)</a></li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="pj2melan" date="2016-01-14">
<p>Elections for Winter 2016 have concluded. The following people were elected:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: Patrick Melanson (<tt>pj2melan</tt>)</li>
<li>Vice-president: Patrick Melanson (<tt>pj2melan</tt>)</li>
<li>Acting Vice-president: Theo Belaire (<tt>tbelaire</tt>)</li>
<li>Treasurer: Luqman Aden (<tt>laden</tt>)</li>
<li>Secretary: Naomi Koo (<tt>m3koo</tt>)</li>
<li>SysAdmin: Zachary Seguin (<tt>ztseguin</tt>)</li>
<li>Office Manager: Reila Zheng (<tt>wy2zheng</tt>)</li>
<li>Librarian: Felix Bauckholt (<tt>fbauckho</tt>)</li>
<li>Fridge Regent: Marc Mailhot (<tt>mnmailho</tt>)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="kpwarr" date="2015-05-22">
<p>By-Elections for Spring 2015 have concluded. The following people were elected:</p>
<ul>
<li>Secretary: Keri Warr (<tt>kpwarr</tt>)</li>
<li>Treasurer: Jonathan Bailey (<tt>jj2baile</tt>)</li>
</ul>
<p>In addition, the following people were appointed to non-elected positions:</p>
<ul>
<li>Librarian: Yomna Nasser (<tt>ynasser</tt>)</li>
<li>Office Manager: Ilia Sergei Chtcherbakov (<tt>ischtche</tt>)</li>
<li>SysAdmin: Nicholas Black (<tt>nablack</tt>)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="glgambet" date="2015-05-14">
<p>Elections for Spring 2015 have concluded. The following people were elected:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: Luqman Aden (<tt>laden</tt>)</li>
<li>Vice-president: Patrick Melanson (<tt>pj2melan</tt>)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="glgambet" date="2015-03-27">
<p>
The Computer Science Club adopted the proposed Code of Conduct (with
amendments). The complete code of conduct can be found here:
<a href="https://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/about/code-of-conduct">
https://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/about/code-of-conduct
</a>
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="glgambet" date="2015-03-17">
<p>There will be a general meeting on March 27th to discuss constitution
amendments and the institution of a Code of Conduct.</p>
<p>The full diff can be found here:
<a href="https://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/~glgambet/csc/coc-constitution.patch">
https://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/~glgambet/csc/coc-constitution.patch</a>,
and the proposed Code of Conduct here:
<a href="https://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/~glgambet/csc/about/code-of-conduct">
https://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/~glgambet/csc/about/code-of-conduct</a>.
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="yj7kim" date="2015-01-16">
<p>Elections for Winter 2015 have concluded. The following people were elected:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: Gianni Gambetti (<tt>glgambet</tt>)</li>
<li>Vice-president: Luke Franceschini (<tt>l3france</tt>)</li>
<li>Treasurer: Edward Lee (<tt>e45lee</tt>)</li>
<li>Secretary: Patrick Melanson (<tt>pj2melan</tt>)</li>
</ul>
<p>The following people were appointed:</p>
<ul>
<li>Sysadmin: Murphy Berzish (<tt>mtrberzi</tt>)</li>
<li>Office Manager: Shikhar Singh (<tt>s285sing</tt>)</li>
<li>Librarian: Aishwarya Gupta (<tt>a72gupta</tt>)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
8 years ago
8 years ago
<newsitem author="glgambet" date="2014-11-05">
<p>
We are waxing the office floors on the evening of November 5th.
You can come out for 7pm to help move anything on the floor out of the office.
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="scshunt" date="2014-10-15">
<p>
Our <a href="http://wiki.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/Mirror">free software
mirror</a> is currently down due to maintenance and multiple disk
failure on the backup. We are working on bringing up a replacement. We do
not have an ETA at this time for when service will be restored. Apologies
for any inconvenience.
</p>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="yj7kim" date="2014-09-22">
<p>Elections for Fall 2014 have concluded. The following people were elected:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: Jinny Kim (<tt>yj7kim</tt>)</li>
<li>Vice-president: Theo Belaire (<tt>tbelaire</tt>)</li>
<li>Treasurer: Jonathan Bailey (<tt>jj2baile</tt>)</li>
<li>Secretary: Shane Creighton-Young (<tt>srcreigh</tt>)</li>
</ul>
<p>The following people were appointed:</p>
<ul>
<li>Sysadmin: Sean Hunt (<tt>scshunt</tt>)</li>
<li>Office Manager: Mark Farrell (<tt>m4farrel</tt>)</li>
<li>Librarian: Gianni Gambetti (<tt>glgambet</tt>)</li>
</ul>
</newsitem>
<newsitem author="b2coutts" date="2014-05-15">
<p>Elections for Spring 2014 have concluded. The following people were elected:</p>
<ul>
<li>President: Jinny Kim (<tt>yj7kim</tt>)</li>
<li>Vice-president: Luke Franceschini (<tt>l3france</tt>)</li>
<li>Treasurer: Joseph Chouinard (<tt>jchouina</tt>)</li>
<li>Secretary: Ifaz Kabir (<tt>ikabir</tt>)</li>
</ul>
<p>The Sysadmin and Office Manager were not appointed at the election.</p>
</newsitem>
9 years ago
<newsitem author="jbroman" date="2014-01-16">
9 years ago
<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>
8 years ago
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>
8 years ago
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>
<!--
<newsitem author="ehashman" date="2013-10-07">
<p>
8 years ago
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>
8 years ago
<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.
8 years ago
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>
8 years ago
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>
8 years ago
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>
11 years ago
<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.
12 years ago
</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>
12 years ago
<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>
12 years ago
<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>
13 years ago
<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>
13 years ago
<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>
13 years ago
<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>
13 years ago
<newsitem author="ebering" date="2010-02-01">
<h3><a href="http://contest.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/">Contest now open!</a></h3>
13 years ago
<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>
13 years ago
</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>
14 years ago
<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>
14 years ago
</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>
15 years ago
The following were appointed:
<ul>
15 years ago
<li>Sysadmin: kspaans (Kyle Spaans)</li>
<li>Imapd: j2simpso (James Simpson)</li>
</ul>
15 years ago
</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. </