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Pride paintings vandalized on campus Rock

By Tina Shaygan, September 4 2017 — A painting on the Rock promoting Calgary Pride was found vandalized early Sunday, Sept. 3, the day of Calgary’s 27th annual Pride Parade. The Rock is a campus fixture located next to MacKimmie Tower which students are allowed to paint messages on. Queers on Campus club co-coordinator Margaret…

U of C community marches in 2017 Pride Parade

By Tina Shaygan, September 4 2017 — Thousands took to downtown Calgary on Sept. 3 to take part in the 27th annual Calgary Pride Parade. Among those marching were politicians, non-profit organizations and members of the University of Calgary community, including U of C president Elizabeth Cannon. Cannon said that the university’s growing participation in Pride…

University affirmative action policies help systematically disadvantaged groups

By Tina Shaygan, September 5 2017 — Last month, the United States government opened up the hell gates to the debate on affirmative action. Leaked government documents showed the U.S. Justice Department is allocating resources towards investigating and taking legal action against universities with affirmative action policies intended to include more students from disadvantaged groups to…

Frosh 2017: Diversity Services

By Tina Shaygan The Q Centre The SU Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity, better known at the Q Centre, is located on the main floor of MacHall and offers community and peer support, volunteer opportunities as well as other programs and events for the LGTBQ community on campus and in Calgary. The Q Centre also…

Varsity Pharmacy expands into vacant MacHall space

By Tina Shaygan, August 23 2017 — University of Calgary students can expect a renovated and expanded Varsity Pharmacy in MacEwan Hall at the beginning of the fall semester. Varsity Pharmacy owner Ron Summers-Gill said the store negotiated with the U of C to acquire the space that was previously home to Campus Ticket Centre….

Four ways the federal budget will impact students

By Scott Strasser and Tina Shaygan, March 28 2017 — The Canadian federal government tabled its 2017–18 budget on March 22. The budget was presented to the House of Commons by Finance Minister Bill Morneau. It is the second federal budget since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party took power in 2015 and includes a $23-billion deficit….

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