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U of C sexual violence policy comes into effect

By Saima Asad, June 1 2017 — After over two years of drafts, revisions and consultations, the University of Calgary’s Sexual Violence Policy came into effect June 1. The process began in January 2015 with the creation of the Subcommittee for the Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence. The U of C’s previous sexual harassment…

Faculty association surprised by revised labour legislature

By Saima Asad, May 30 2017 — The NDP government passed Bill 7: An Act to Enhance Post-Secondary Bargaining on May 4 amid ongoing negotiations between the University of Calgary and the U of C Faculty Association (TUCFA). The legislation came as a surprise to TUCFA. “We’re pretty astonished that a so-called labour-friendly government would do this…

Dinos mourn the loss of track athlete Mariano Ezeta

By Saima Asad, May 3 2017 — University of Calgary student and Dinos sprinter Mariano Ezeta died at age 23 this weekend after a roughly two-year battle with cancer. The Gauntlet interviewed Ezeta in 2015, before his diagnosis. He spoke about the pressures of balancing athletics and academics. “It does get a little bit strenuous sometimes,…

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