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Financial literacy important for students

By Frank Finley, April 27 2017 —  While it may be tempting to spend your student loans at Club Monaco or on bulldogs from Julio’s Barrio, it’s not always the wisest investment. Financial literacy is important at all stages of life, but many young Canadians are unfamiliar with basic financial and economic concepts. Students graduating from…

CalgaryNEXT project featured at U of C Debate Society event

By Scott Strasser, March 31 2017 — The University of Calgary Debate Society (UCDS) hosted the second event of their “Great Debates” series on March 29 at the Calgary Central Public Library. The debate focused on the CalgaryNEXT project. CalgaryNEXT is a proposed development in the city’s West Village. The project includes building a multi-purpose…

Don’t assume Canada is any better

By Frank Finley, February 7 2017 — People like to imagine that where they live is safe and that the hate-fuelled misfortunes of the world won’t happen here. But this is not always the case. On Jan. 29, a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City left six Canadians dead. The perpetrator of the attack…

What students can learn from Republicans

By Frank Finley, September 27 2016 — There is something fascinating happening to the Republicans and students should take notice. As young people, it is important to learn from history’s mistakes, but right now, we have a chance to learn from the mistakes of the present. The Grand Old Party of the United States is…

2016–17 Students’ Union election results announced

By Scott Strasser, March 3 2016 — The winners of of the 2016 Students’ Union election were announced March 3 at the Den after a week and a half of campaigning. Students packed the dance floor to find out who will make up next year’s Students’ Legislative Council. Co-chief returning officers Dan Medland-Marchen and Nolan Hill…

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