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Temporary traffic lights installed near Olympic Oval

By Matty Hume, July 17 2018 — If you park in either Lot 10 or 11, you’ve probably already noticed the temporary traffic signals at the intersection of Collegiate Road and Collegiate Boulevard. The purpose of the signals was outlined in a health and safety newsletter sent out to University of Calgary staff on July…

Students’ Union begins transit demographic initiative

By Matty Hume, July 10 2018 — During executive reports at the July 3 meeting of Students’ Legislative Council, Students’ Union president Sagar Grewal discussed his involvement in an internal study in which the SU is researching where students live within Calgary and what those students’ Calgary Transit options are. Though the internal study is…

SU passes amendments to Sustainability Policy

By Matty Hume, July 6 2018 — At the July 3 Students’ Legislative Council meeting, SLC members unanimously passed amendments to the Students’ Union Sustainability Policy. The amendments comprehensively rebuild the policy, altering its definition of sustainability to mirror the one used by the United Nations. “It’s an updated definition, which is what the UN…

Sean Chu announces increased police presence on northwest Red Line

By Matty Hume, July 5 2018 — Throughout July and August, there will be an increased presence of Calgary Police Service (CPS) and Transit Peace Officers between the Brentwood and Tuscany LRT stations, Ward 4 councillor Sean Chu announced from the Dalhousie LRT platform Thursday afternoon. Chu described the initiative as a joint effort between…

SU reports $98,000-plus deficit for 2018 Bermuda Shorts Day

By Matty Hume, July 4 2018 — During the July 3 Students’ Legislative Council meeting, Students’ Union vice-president operations and finance Kevin Dang stated that the 2018 Bermuda Shorts Day event ran a $98,000-plus deficit. “It was slightly over $98,000,” Dang said, responding to an inquiry about the event’s deficit from SU business representative Ananya…

UC Moot Court Society raises the bar for undergrads

By Matty Hume, June 29 2018 —  On June 5, Students’ Union vice-president student life Nabila Farid announced the successful registration of the University of Calgary Moot Court Society (UCMCS) as an SU club. A moot court is an event where students conduct a fictional trial, often in front of a legitimate judge. “It’s essentially…

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