Events Archive: Winter 2005

Oh No! More Lemmings Day!

| 5:30 PM EST | MC 4060

Come out for some retro Amiga-style Lemmings gaming action!

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Does being in CS make you feel like a lemming? Is linear algebra driving you into walls? Do you pace back and forth, constantly, regardless of whatever's in your path? Then you should come out to CSC Lemmings Day. This time, we're playing the pseudo-sequel: Oh No! More Lemmings!

  • Old-skool retro gaming, Amiga-style (2 mice, 2 players!)
  • Projector screen: the pixels are man-sized!
  • Live-Action Lemmings (the rules are better this time)
  • Lemmings look-alike contest
  • Enjoy classic Lemmings tunes

UNIX 102

| 5:30 PM EST | MC 2037

Fun with Unix

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This is the second in a series of seminars that cover the use of the Unix Operating System. Unix is used in a variety of applications, both in academia and industry. We will provide you with hands-on experience with the Math Faculty's Unix environment in this tutorial.

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • Interacting with Bourne and C shells
  • Editing text using the vi text editor
  • Editing text using the Emacs display editor
  • Multi-tasking and the screen multiplexer

If you do not have a Math computer account, don't panic; one will be lent to you for the duration of this class.

UNIX 101

| 5:30 PM EST | MC 2037

First UNIX tutorial

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The CSC UNIX tutorials are intended to help first year CS and other interested learn UNIX and the CS UNIX environment.

This is the first in a series of two or three tutorials. It will cover basic shell use, and simple text editors.

CSC Elections

| 5:30 PM EST | The Comfy Lounge

Come out and vote for the Winter 2005 executive!

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The Computer Science Club will be holding its elections for the Winter 2005 term on Thursday, January 13. The elections will be held at 4:30 PM in the Comfy Lounge, on the 3rd floor of the MC. Please remember to come out and vote!

We are accepting nominations for the following positions: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary. The nomination period continues until 4:30 PM on Wednesday, January 12. If you are interested in running for a position, or would like to nominate someone else, please email cro@csclub.uwaterloo.ca before the deadline.