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U of C class makes statement on issues facing Indigenous peoples with display outside administrators’ office

By Jason Herring, February 15 2019 — “Trust needs to be rebuilt between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples” “As per usual, there’s no financial aid for the Indians” “Indigenous lives matter!” These three statements are among dozens that were written on sticky notes and posted beside the main entrance to the University of Calgary executive offices…

SU brings national mental health campaign to U of C

By Derek Baker, January 29 2018 — (With files from Jason Herring) University of Calgary students will have the opportunity to participate in the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations’ #StudentsLetsAct campaign from Jan. 30 – Feb. 1. According to CASA, the campaign’s goal is to “turn the many conversations we’ve had about mental health into real action…

Ontario’s new post-secondary regulations will devastate student life ­— and Alberta could be next

January 24, 2019 — Ontario’s post-secondary landscape was turned on its head on Jan. 17 when Premier Doug Ford’s government announced sweeping changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), as well as to tuition and fees. As Alberta prepares for a provincial election this year, students should demand to know how politicians jockeying for the student vote…

The Gauntlet staff’s best of 2018

There was too much of 2018 to remember, let alone summarize in an intro. It felt like a century crammed into 365 days. Kanye ranted, weed was legalized, Lebron went Hollywood, every A-lister you can think of released an album and somewhere in there Canada won a few gold medals at the Olympics, which happened. …

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