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SU general election hacked by Russia

By Scott Strasser, March 7 2017 — University of Calgary Students’ Union officials are investigating allegations that the 2017 general election was hacked by the Student’s Association of Mount Russia University (SAMRU). After hours of investigation, members of the SU’s IT department confirmed that espionage units from SAMRU posed as U of C students in order…

SU presidential candidate forum wraps up executive forums

By Scott Strasser, March 6 2017 — The fifth and final executive forum of the 2017 Students’ Union election took place on March 6 in MacHall. The forum featured presidential candidates Steeven Toor, Graham Duff and Branden Cave. After the Gauntlet’s Great SU Presidential Debate on March 2, this was the final chance for the…

The Great Gauntlet Presidential Debate was wild

By Scott Strasser, March 3 2017 — We don’t always like the Students’ Union election forums, so we decided to host our own. On March 2, the Gauntlet hosted the inaugural Great Students’ Union Presidential Debate in Cassio A/B in MacHall. The debate featured the three candidates hoping to lead the SU next year —…

Individual candidate platforms promote diverse governance

To put it lightly, the Students’ Union election period is not particularly popular at the University of Calgary. Thousands of gimmicky posters plaster the walls around MacHall, while costumed candidates run around campus begging students they’ve never met to vote for them. It’s easy to see why most students grumble about the ordeal every March…

OP-fi forum kicks off SU executive candidate forums

By Scott Strasser, February 28 2017 — The first executive candidate forum for the 2017 Students’ Union election took place on Feb. 28 in the MacHall south courtyard. The forum featured the two candidates vying for the position of vice-president operations and finance — Ryan Wallace and Briana Stallcup. Stallcup however, was absent from the…

Posters questioning Holocaust death toll found on U of C campus

By Scott Strasser, February 16 2017 — On Feb. 13, roughly a dozen posters questioning the number of Jewish Holocaust victims were found at the University of Calgary. Several students and staff removed the posters and turned them over to U of C campus security, who confirmed they were posted without the university’s permission. According…

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