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I Want To Go Further: An interview with Cadence Weapon

By Jason Herring, September 27 2018 — From the first song off his debut album, Breaking Kayfabe, geography has grounded Cadence Weapon’s music. On “Oliver Square,” Rolly Pemberton raps about a litany of Edmonton landmarks, most of them defunct bars. Though the landmark referenced in the title is, hilariously, an unremarkable strip mall, the song…

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…

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