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The critters that call campus home

By Sean Willett, September 4 2017 — Nights at the U of C may have few students, but they are still filled with life. Rabbits graze in the twilight, ears raised in a state of constant alertness. A pair of black-capped chickadees tend to their nest. Moving from bush to bush, a coyote attempts to remain…

The University of Calgary’s LGBTQ History

By Jason Herring, August 29 2017 — Photos by Mariah Wilson. Archive photos provided by Calgary Gay History Project Calgary has a complicated history with the LGBTQ community and the University of Calgary is front and centre in much of that history. When the school opened in 1966, homosexuality was illegal in Canada. Even for decades…

50 years at the U of C from those who know it best

By Fabian Mayer, April 5 2016 — The University of Calgary turns 50 this year. At the time of its founding in 1966, the U of C was a very different place than it is today. There were just a handful of buildings scattered across the treeless, prairie landscape. Campus was on the northwest outskirts…

Eyes Too High: A Brief History of Administrative Controversy at the U of C

By Chris Adams, November 26, 2015 — “Mrs. Cannon, as a student, I believe that your actions have hurt the standing of this institution. I was wondering if you’d be willing to resign from your post as president immediately.” Frank Finley was the student at November’s budget town hall who asked the question everyone knew…

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