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Campus club aims to help Calgary-area refugees and newcomers

By Hannah Brunn, March 27 2018 — Pangaea, a University of Calgary student club that focuses on helping newcomers to Calgary navigate life in the city, hosted its annual training event on March 7 where volunteers came together to learn about cross-cultural sensitivity, bilateral learning, Syrian culture and mental health. The event aimed to equip…

Students raise concern over on-campus WiFi woes

By Ashar Memon, March 23 2018 — Have you had trouble connecting to the internet on campus recently? You’re not alone. Over the past two weeks, students, staff and faculty members have reported experiencing issues with WiFi across campus with the University of Calgary’s three main WiFi networks, airuc-secure, airuc-guest and eduroam. It appears the…

Queers on Campus gear up for annual Gender Bender

By Ashar Memon, March 22 2018 — Gender Bender, an annual event complete with a drag show and raffle prizes hosted by the student club Queers on Campus, will return to Dickens Pub on March 31. Queers on Campus co-chair Priya Lalwani said while the event’s main attraction is the drag show, it’s also a…

U of C ranked fourth-last in national marijuana use survey

By Henry Ma, March 16 2018 — According to a Maclean’s survey on marijuana use by post-secondary students, the University of Calgary is ranked fourth-last nationally. Over 22,000 students responded to the survey. Nearly two-thirds of the respondents said they never smoke pot, while only a small percentage reported being weekly or daily users. Overall,…

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