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U of C launch in-house psychology clinic

By Justin Schellenberg, December 8 2017 — The University of Calgary is now home to an in-house psychology clinic, thanks in part to a $3.5-million donation made by two U of C alumni, Lori Egger and Steve Laut. The clinic, which officially opened on Nov. 21, offers general therapy services, including for depression, anxiety and couples’ therapy. Clinic…

Four cool classes to fill your winter semester schedule

By Tina Shaygan, December 8 2017 — Having the chance to take courses that genuinely interest you is one of the best aspects of university. Here’s four of the most interesting courses offered at the University of Calgary this winter semester for students still looking to fill in their schedule.   POLI 481 — Politics of…

SU aims to help students stress less before exams

By Tina Shaygan, December 7 2017 — StressLess Week, an annual week-long event held by the University of Calgary Students’ Union, returned to MacHall for its fifth year.  The event intends to provide students with support during the lead-up to exams. SU vice-president student life Hilary Jahelka said events, such as Pet Therapy, yoga and…

New SLC members sworn in at final meeting of fall semester

By Tina Shaygan, December 6 2017 — (With files from Derek Baker) The Dec. 5 Students’ Legislative Council meeting — the final one of the fall semester — began with the swearing in of the new Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine representatives, Sheliza Ismail and Julie Choi, respectively. Both positions were recently…

Tuition freeze extended another year

By Jason Herring and Tina Shaygan, November 30 2017 — Students studying at Alberta’s public universities won’t have to worry about tuition increasing for another year. Minister of Advanced Education Marlin Schmidt announced on Thursday morning in Edmonton that the Alberta government will extend the tuition freeze currently in place through the 2018–19 school year. Publicly…

U of C offer course on residential school litigation

By Justin Schellenberg, November 30 2017 — The University of Calgary Faculty of Law is currently offering a course on residential school litigation. The course, LAW 579, focuses on the history of Indigenous legal practices and how they relate to Canadian law. “We realized that our curriculum here for law students was missing a lot…

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