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SU mulls possible ‘yes/no’ ballot for acclaimed candidates

By Ashar Memon, February 1 2018 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union is considering introducing a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ ballot for candidates running unopposed in SU elections, according to SU president Sagar Grewal. The change won’t be implemented in time for this year’s upcoming SU general election, but could go into effect for a…

Revised U of C Alcohol Policy now in effect

By Ashar Memon and Matty Hume, January 23 2019 — A newly revised Alcohol Policy placing a greater emphasis on alcohol harm reduction, education and awareness came into effect at the University of Calgary on Jan. 15 after months of consultation with campus stakeholders. The Alcohol Policy outlines rules on serving and consuming alcohol in U…

Exam season changes discussed at Nov. 20 SLC

By Ashar Memon, November 23 2018 — The MacHall Executive Council Chambers were abuzz on Nov. 20 as the Students’ Union Students’ Legislative Council convened for their weekly meeting. The evening began with announcements from officials. Vice-president student life Nabila Farid announced that another session of the SU’s stress-management workshop, Stress Buster, is being held…

SLC quick and quiet ahead of reading week

By Ashar Memon, November 7 2018 — The Students’ Union Students’ Legislative Council forged ahead despite the mid-semester crunch to convene for a quick meeting on Nov. 6, which was marked by several absences and no major discussions or resolutions. The evening began with an announcement by SU vice-president student life Nabila Farid, who said…

Sidhu sworn in as VP external at Oct. 23 SLC

By Ashar Memon, October 26 2018 — The Oct. 23 meeting of Students’ Legislative Council saw Anayat Sidhu be sworn in as the Students’ Union vice-president external following her byelection victory. SLC also discussed a new Student Academic Misconduct Policy. After Sidhu’s Oath of Office at the beginning of the meeting, vice-president operations and finance…

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