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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,…

Gender-inclusive change rooms coming to campus

By Tina Shaygan, March 15 2018 — The University of Calgary will soon see the construction of a gender-inclusive change room, thanks to a Quality Money application brought forward by the Students’ Union Q Centre and Sagar Grewal, current SU kinesiology representative and president-elect. The change rooms, which will be located in the kinesiology building, will…

Student politicians pitch secondary suite reform at City Hall

By Tina Shaygan, March 14 2018 — Students’ Union vice-president external Puncham Judge was among Calgarians speaking to City Council on March 12 regarding secondary suite reform on behalf of University of Calgary students. Calgary City Council reviewed proposed amendments to bylaws regarding secondary suites that would delegate the process from council to an administrative…

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