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U of C offer course on residential school litigation

By Justin Schellenberg, November 30 2017 — The University of Calgary Faculty of Law is currently offering a course on residential school litigation. The course, LAW 579, focuses on the history of Indigenous legal practices and how they relate to Canadian law. “We realized that our curriculum here for law students was missing a lot…

Student club hosts on-campus conference about domestic abuse

By Justin Schellenberg, November 28 2017 — The Students’ Against Domestic Abuse Association (SADAA) held their second annual Road 2 Resilience conference in That Empty Space on Nov. 23. “The conference is the first event of its kind here at the university,” said Tina Guo, founder and co-executive of the SADAA. “The objective is to provide students…

U of C students launch on-campus food delivery app

By Justin Schellenberg, November 21 2017 — A beta version of a food-delivery app for MacHall vendors is now available for download. The app was developed by University of Calgary students Jason Meng, Pouyan Shojaei, Sam Ao, Satyaki Ghosh and Artin Rezaee. DeliverUs, available on the Android app store, is a service that will deliver food from…

University of Calgary looks to combat emerging academic black markets

By Justin Schellenberg, November 8 2017 — University of Calgary teachers and administrators are starting to notice the emergence of an academic black market through contract cheating on campus. They’re now looking to tackle the issue. International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) defines contract cheating as “a form of academic dishonesty where students get academic work…

SU reviews health and dental plan as student use increases

By Justin Schellenberg, October 30 2017 — (With files from Tina Shaygan) The Students’ Union is reviewing the health and dental plan after two consecutive years of cost overruns. During the 2015–16 academic year, a budget overrun of $9,695 was covered by the SU’s health and dental reserve fund. That number has grown to $26,400 this…

Entrepreneurship and the law focus of new U of C class

By Justin Schellenberg, October 20 2017 — The University of Calgary Faculty of Law is offering a new course which explores the connection between entrepreneurship and the law. LAW 693 works through issues a startup company may face, such as when to incorporate, when to use sole-proprietorship and how to raise money. “The course is designed…

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