National Music Centre promises prime programming for Fall 2018

By Safeena Meghji, September 20 2018 — The National Music Centre (NMC) is prepping for what looks to be a thrilling schedule this fall. With colder weather closing in, Studio Bell will have an enormous variety of programs, concerts and workshops to suit a plethora of tastes. “This fall in particular, we’re excited about a few of…

Online student centre, General Faculties Council excusals on docket at Sept. 18 SLC meeting

By Ashar Memon, September 19 2018 — The Sept. 18 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council began with announcements from Students’ Union executives. Vice-president academic Jessica Revington told SLC that nominations for the SU Teaching and Excellence awards are now open for the fall semester. She added that abstract submissions for the annual SU Undergraduate…

MyUofC Mobile experience actually coming soon

By Ashar Memon, September 19 2018 — University of Calgary students accessing their online student centre from their mobile phones are likely familiar with these words: “Welcome to the myUofC Mobile experience. More content will be coming soon.” That message will finally change next year. The U of C is currently redeveloping the myUofC student…

BREAKING: U of C revokes all Engineering Students’ Society memberships

By Jason Herring, September 19 2018 — The University of Calgary is no longer collecting fees on behalf of the Engineering Students’ Society (ESS), effectively revoking all engineering students’ membership in the organization. Since a 2006 student vote, engineering students have paid $10 per semester as part of their tuition fees towards membership in the…

Four reasons why joining student clubs is important for university experience

By Lauren Conn, September 19 2018 — “Get involved!” every orientation leader seemed to tell you over the last couple weeks. While it may seem tempting to only show up to campus for the occasional class and leave immediately after, joining a club or two gives you a pretty great reason to stick around after…

Student wins philanthropist award for doing dishes drunk

By Frankie Hart, September 18 2018 — After an absolute rager of a residence “get-together”, party-goers were shocked to discover fellow student Ivanna Ivre doing the dishes despite being absolutely trashed. “Most people would just leave the mess for someone else to deal with, but Ivanna has a compassionate heart and is always thinking of…

The MASHING aims to keep beer-tasting from going flat

By Thomas Johnson, September 17 2018 — “The term ‘mashing’ is a common process in cider-making, spirit-making and beer-making,” says Bill Robinson, president of The MASHING Calgary. “Those are the three types of alcohol we’re focusing on.” The MASHING, the beer-tasting event hosted by Alberta Beer Festivals formerly known as Oktoberfest, looks to expand on Calgary’s already…

Student finds love after sharing ECON notes

By Jason Herring, September 17 2018 — A University of Calgary student is really liking his chances with a classmate after sending her his notes in exchange for a coffee. First-year student Phillip Stern sent classmate Laura Donato all his notes for the first two weeks of their ECON 201 lecture immediately after Donato requested…

Sequel to U of C, “University of Calgary 2,” announced

By Evan Lewis, September 16 2018 — In a press bulletin over the weekend, the team behind the original University of Calgary announced a sequel, tentatively titled “University of Calgary 2,” with a release date set for September 2019. “Sequels are great. Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Mamma Mia. Everyone’s doing sequels and reboots right now,…

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