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SLC continues in quiet June meeting

By Matty Hume, June 6 2018 — With the spring semester in full swing, the members of the 76th Students’ Legislative Council met for the fourth time on June 5. The meeting started with a report from senate representative Anayat Sidhu regarding the May 29 year-end senate meeting and other senate updates. The senate approved eight…

Another year of SLC kicks off at May 8 meeting

By Ashar Memon, May 11 2018 — (With files from Derek Baker) Fresh new faces, as well as some familiar ones, greeted the Executive Council Chambers in MacHall on May 8 as the 76th Students’ Legislative Council convened for the first time. The evening kicked off with a report on the April 26 meeting of…

United Conservative Party to debate post-secondary policy at founding convention

By Jason Herring, May 2 2018 — Resolutions involving post-secondaries are among those considered for debate the United Conservative Party founding annual general meeting. A list of almost 800 drafted resolutions for this weekend’s meeting obtained by the Gauntlet contains proposals regarding topics like student associations, relationships with the private sector and freedom of speech on…

What the Health and Dental survey means for student insurance

By Matty Hume, April 27 2018 —  At the April 10 meeting of the Student Legislative Council, outgoing Students’ Union vice-president operations and finance Ryan Wallace presented results from a SU Health and Dental Plan student survey, launched at the beginning of the winter 2018 semester. The survey is a follow-through on his original campaign…

Arts Lounge to get major facelift for the fall semseter

By Ashar Memon, April 27 2018 — Arts students can look forward to an upgraded study space this fall after the University of Calgary renovates the Arts Lounge over the spring and summer. The Arts Lounge is a student-run space located on the main floor of the Social Sciences building. It was established in February…

MacKimmie Block to undergo renovations

By Ashar Memon, April 26 2018 — The University of Calgary has begun a large-scale redevelopment project of MacKimmie Tower, which will last until summer 2019. The renovations are part of a larger plan to redevelop the MacKimmie Complex and the Professional Faculties Building. This summer, the link between Murray Fraser Hall and MacKimmie Tower…

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