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U of C keeping higher education sober with Cannabis Policy

By Jason Herring, September 24 2018 — Despite the impending Oct. 17 legalization of cannabis across Canada, students at the University of Calgary will have to venture off-campus to light up a legal joint. The U of C unveiled its stand-alone Cannabis Policy on Sept. 24, but the policy doesn’t come into effect until Oct….

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…

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…

SLC convenes for a busy first meeting of fall semester

By Ashar Memon, September 12 2018 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union executives and faculty representatives packed into the MacHall Executive Council Chambers for a busy meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council on Sept. 11.   The evening began with several announcements from SU executives. President Sagar Grewal announced that nomination days for two…

Alumni event takes a look back with Harry the Historian

By Jason Herring, August 31 2018 — Many students have heard University of Calgary fables about cars hanging from the red arch or a student climbing the Social Sciences building with squash balls, but an on-campus event during Alumni Weekend hopes to shed light on lesser-known myths. UCalgary Folklore and Fakelore takes place at 1:45…

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