Daily Archives: October 27, 2017

The tasks facing the newest members of city council

By Jason Herring. Illustrations by Samantha Lucy Throughout Calgary’s 2017 municipal election, the pervading narrative was one of change. Early polls suggested that Bill Smith, not incumbent Naheed Nenshi, led the pack in the mayoral race, while many candidates vying to unseat an established councillor focused more on their opponent’s weaknesses and the city’s desire for…

Save on sports gear by shopping used

By Christie Melhorn, October 27 2017 —  Sports equipment is notoriously expensive and has been even before Lululemon sensationalized $100 stretchy pants. Between registration fees, transportation, food costs and gear, pursuing athletics can come at a high cost — not just for students on a budget but also for students with athletic children continuously growing…

Students’ Union byelection candidate appeals disqualification

By Jason Herring, October 26 2017 — A University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine student is appealing his disqualification from this month’s Students’ Union byelection. Fourth-year health sciences student Jarin Thundathil received 70 per cent of the vote in the race for medicine representative, but was disqualified for exceeding campaign spending limits. The SU…

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