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Outrun the Stigma comes to campus for fifth year

By Justin Schellenberg, October 6 2017 — Coordinators and participants are gearing up for the fifth-annual Outrun The Stigma (OTS) walk and run on Oct. 14 at the University of Calgary. Registration for the event opens at 8:30 a.m. before kicking off at 10 a.m. at the quad outside the Taylor Family Digital Library. “What we’re aiming…

Aramark food workers’ union ratifies new contract

By Jason Herring, October 6 2017 — A union contract between Aramark and the workers’ union that represents its employees at the University of Calgary was ratified on Sept. 23. The contract will grant on-campus Aramark employees provisions like wage increases and employer-funded benefits. The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 401 spent over…

Advanced voting stations open on campus

By Justin Schellenberg, October 4 2017 — Advanced voting stations for the Calgary municipal election are open on campus on Oct. 4–6 and 10–11 from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. in the Taylor Family Digital Library. Naheed Nenshi, who is running for re-election as mayor, visited MacHall on Oct. 4 to raise awareness of advanced polling at the University…

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…

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