Daily Archives: September 26, 2018

Camping still an option despite impending winter

By Calum Robertson, September 26 2018— The mountains are calling. The forests beckon. But winter is fast approaching. That doesn’t mean camping is no longer an option! Here are a few tips and tricks to seize the season and enjoy the remainder of autumn before the snow arrives. The few essentials you’ll need mostly reflect…

Koi keeps afloat with community fundraiser

By Thomas Johnson, September 26 2018 — On Sept. 3, the Keep Koi Afloat fundraiser was held at Inglewood’s Festival Hall to support Koi’s invaluable presence in Calgary’s musical community. Koi, formerly known as Café Koi, is an integral venue for amateur Calgary musicians to play in in open mics, spin wax network with other members of…

Sudden change in fee collection causes distress for ESS

By Matty Hume, September 26 2018 — On Sept. 19, an email from the University of Calgary’s vice-provost student experience Susan Barker left the undergraduate engineering community confused. “We have determined it is not appropriate for the university to be collecting fees on behalf of an individual student society, including the Engineering Students’ Society (ESS),…

SU alters Health and Dental Plan

By Justin Schellenberg, September 26 2018 — As part of an effort to increase student access to the Health and Dental Plan, the Students’ Union has implemented a new payment system for student insurance. The new plan, referred to as “the rolling 12 payment format,” will allow students to enroll in the Health and Dental…

Hi, I’m bi: Why bisexual representation matters to me

By Kristy Koehler, September 25 2018 — Bisexual Awareness Day occurred on Sept. 23. Observed since 1999, it marks the beginning of Bi Visibility Week. Have you heard about it? There’s a decent chance you haven’t… I’m bisexual. I’m attracted to people — male, female, gender non-binary, transgender — comprising virtually all gender expressions and identities….

U of C to host U Sports National Wrestling Championships

By Kristy Koehler, September 25 2018 — In February, varsity wrestling teams from across the country will converge in Calgary to compete in the 2019 U Sports National Wrestling Championships. The championship typically alternates between east- and west-coast venues annually. This year, following a successful bid by Dinos Athletics, the event was awarded to the…

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