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Cannon, CAUS visit Students’ Legislative Council

By Tina Shaygan, October 3 2017 — The Oct. 3 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council began with a 40-minutes presentation by University of Calgary president Elizabeth Cannon. She provided an update on the university’s Eyes High strategic plan, reflected on the past year and took questions from members of SLC. Cannon said that in…

Three positions contested in Students’ Union byelection

By Garrett Wachoski-Dark, October 2 2017 — The Students’ Union is holding byelection for the positions of Cumming School of Medicine representative, Werklund School of Education representative and senate representative from Oct. 11–13. Four candidates are running for medicine representative, two for education representative and three for senate representative. Interim faculty of social work representative…

Students’ Union vice-president external announces resignation

By Jason Herring, September 28 2017 — Shubir Shaikh has resigned from his position as the Students’ Union vice-president external, the SU announced Thursday morning. The resignation was for personal reasons. The vice-president external is the SU’s main representative to all levels of government. They lobby and advocate for student issues to government officials. The…

Students’ Union president launches Consultative Task Force

By Justin Schellenberg, September 26 2017 — Students’ Union president Branden Cave is starting the President’s Consultative Task Force (PCTF) in an effort to connect the SU to more groups around campus. The initiative was one of Cave’s platform points in the SU general election last March. PCTF will consist of 10 representatives from student…

The U of C’s most obscure clubs

By Evan Lewis, September 22 2017 — With over 300 clubs calling the University of Calgary home, there’s probably someone out there with the same interests as you, no matter how niche you might think they are. It can also be easy for some clubs to slip under the radar with so much competition. The…

Mayoral candidates take to campus for forum

By Daniel Huss and Tina Shaygan, September 20 2017 — Nine candidates seeking the mayor’s chair squared off in MacHall on Sept. 20 in the second debate of Calgary’s 2017 municipal election. The sold-out event, hosted by the University of Calgary, the Students’ Union and the Graduate Students’ Association, heard candidates share their views on…

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