Tagged anayat sidhu

A tricky road ahead for the Students’ Union

By Ashar Memon, April 25 2019 — Tuesday night in MacHall. Tucked away behind the Information Desk, the MacHall Executive Council Chambers are the scene of a weekly meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council, the governing body of the University of Calgary Students’ Union. Inside, faculty representatives are about to vote on a resolution to…

SU executives present trimester reports at penultimate SLC

By James Falls, April 6 2019 — Executives of the 76th Students’ Legislative Council delivered their final trimester reports at their meeting on April 2, where they announced that all goals on the reports were either already completed or being transitioned to their successor on the 77th council. SU president Sagar Grewal’s trimester report, spanning…

What to expect as election day nears

By Ashar Memon, March 27 2019 — Provincial election season is upon us. Albertans will head to the polls to vote in the provincial general election on April 16, capping off what is expected to be a raucous month-long campaign period. There are five major political parties vying for power this election: the Alberta Party,…

SLC approves SU Strategic Plan at March 12 meeting

By James Falls, March 15 2019 — At a March 12 meeting, the Students’ Legislative Council unanimously approved an updated Strategic Plan and a new open educational resources (OER) advocacy policy. Vice-president academic Jessica Revington addressed concerns surrounding the language used in the Strategic Plan. Social work representative Marissa Bennett had previously questioned the absence…

VP external candidate Sidhu disqualified

By Jason Herring, March 4 2019 — Current Students’ Union vice-president external Anayat Sidhu has been disqualified from her bid for re-election in the 2019 SU General Election. According to Sidhu, the disqualification stemmed from her missing the timeline for paying a $25 fine imposed by election officials for a minor sanction. Sidhu incurred the…

Candidates face off in bizarre SU vice-president external forum

By James Falls, March 1 2019 — Three candidates running for the vice-president external position in the 2019 Students’ Union general election answered questions on Feb. 27 in a MacHall forum that became increasingly more unconventional for an SU election forum as it proceeded. Austin Caron, Sadiya Nazir and Anayat Sidhu answered questions from current…

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