Daily Archives: March 1, 2018

Small fire causes closure of Math Sciences building

The Math Sciences building is closed due to a small fire early on March 1, the University of Calgary has confirmed in a statement. “All classes scheduled for Math Sciences have been cancelled for the remainder of the day due to a fire in the building that has been extinguished,” the U of C said. “No one was injured and everyone…

Bonuses for faculty representatives among topics at Feb. 27 SLC

By Jesse Stilwell, March 1 2018 — The Feb. 27 Student Legislative Council (SLC) meeting began with a discussion led by vice-president academic Tina Miller on proposed amendments to the transition process for incoming and outgoing faculty representatives. The proposed changes include shifting the existing March bonus to April in order to incentivize outgoing representatives…

Head-to-Head: Is RateMyProfessor.com helpful?

March 1, 2018 — Students often use the website RateMyProfessors.com (RMP) when making their class schedules.Does it ensure success come September or is it misleading at best? When I build my course schedule, I always pick classes knowing that I’m going to shop around in the two-weeks at the beginning of the semester after I…

B.C. to build giant curtain around Port of Vancouver, save ocean

By Derek Baker, March 1 2018 — In the wake of the current pipeline dispute between Alberta and British Columbia, the Pacific Province has taken another extraordinary step in protecting the environment. Plans have been put in place to build giant curtains around the Port of Vancouver to make it easier to turn a blind eye to…

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