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The events for Fall 2008 are listed here. You can also download an ICS of them.

Meet the CSC

Comfy Lounge, 2008-09-12, 4:30 PM: Come out and meet other CSC members, find out about the CSC, meet the executive nominees, and join if you like what you see. Nominees should plan on attending.

CSClub Elections

Comfy Lounge, 2008-09-16, 4:30 PM: Elections are scheduled for Tues, Sep 16 @ 4:30 pm in the comfy lounge. The nomination period closes on Mon, Sep 15 @ 4:30 pm. Nominations may be sent to Candidates should not engage in campaigning after the nomination period has closed.

Unix 101

MC2037, 2008-09-25, 4:30 PM: New to Unix? No problem, we'll teach you to power use circles around your friends!

General Meeting 2

MC4021, 2008-10-02, 4:30 PM: The second official general meeting of the term. Items on the adgenda are CSC Merch, upcoming talks, and other possible planned events, as well as the announcement of a librarian and planning of an office cleanout and a library organization day.

Game Sketching

MC2065, 2008-10-03, 4:30 PM: Juancho Buchanan, CTO Relic Entertainment

Unix 101

MC2037, 2008-10-07, 4:30 PM: New to Unix? No problem, we'll teach you to power use circles around your friends!

Unix 102

MC2037, 2008-10-09, 4:30 PM: Want more from Unix? No problem, we'll teach you to create and quickly edit high quality documents.


Comfy Lounge, 2008-10-16, 4:30 PM: Come out and watch the SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Graphics) conference video review. A video of insane, amazing, and mind blowing computer graphics.

Code Party

Comfy Lounge, 2008-10-24, 6:00 PM: A fevered night of code, friends, fun, free energy drinks, and the CSC.

Linux Install Fest

SLC Multipurpose Room, 2008-11-06, 10:00 AM: Come join the CSC in celebrating the new releases of Ubuntu Linux, Free BSD and Open BSD, and get a hand installing one of them on your own system.

Functional Programming

MC4061, 2008-11-10, 4:30 PM: This talk will survey concepts, techniques, and languages for functional programming from both historical and contemporary perspectives, with reference to Lisp, Scheme, ML, Haskell, and Erlang. No prior background is assumed.

Changing the World Conference

Toronto, 2008-11-15, 6:30 AM: Organized by Queen's students, Changing the World aims to bring together the world's greatest visionaries to inspire people to innovate and better our world. Among these speakers include Nobel Peace Prize winner, Eric Chivian. He was a recipient for his work on stopping nuclear war.