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Students’ Union Nominations Committee appoints new student-at-large

By Nikayla Goddard, November 22 2016 — The Students’ Union Nominations Committee has filled one of its three vacant positions for the SU’s elected body. The new student-at-large for the University of Calgary senate is Jonah Zankl, who received unanimous approval from Students’ Legislative Council on his appointment. Zankl ran for the same position in…

Students’ Union proposes elected official reporting reform

By Scott Strasser, November 18 2016 — The Students’ Union Policy Development and Review Committee (PDRC) has proposed a change to the SU’s elected official reporting mechanism for Students’ Legislative Council meetings. The policy recommends eliminating SU faculty representatives’ weekly verbal reports and replacing them with monthly verbal reports. SU vice-president operations and finance Branden…

Students’ Union regains table booking in MacHall

By Saima Asad, November 17 2016 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union has regained the management of table and space bookings in MacHall. They lost the booking management following their failed injunction application to maintain operational control of the building on Oct. 17. The SU regained control over the bookings during negotiations with the…

Food redistribution program could come to MacHall

By Scott Strasser, September 15 2016 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union could soon partner with Leftovers Calgary, a not-for-profit organization that takes food before it’s thrown out and transports it to various service agencies around the city. Founded in 2012, Leftovers now rescues 2,500 to 3,000 pounds of perishable food a week. The…

MacHall defence fund increase passes at SLC

By Scott Strasser, August 30 2016 — Students’ Legislative Council voted unanimously in favour of a resolution to increase the Students’ Union’s “MacHall defence fund” by $350,000 on August 30. The resolution required two approvals before being passed, as per the SU’s bylaws. The first reading occurred on August 16 and the vote was nearly…

MacHall defence fund increase passes first reading at SLC

By Scott Strasser, August 19 2016 — Students’ Legislative Council voted in favour of the first reading of a resolution to increase the Students’ Union’s “MacHall defence fund” by $350,000 on August 16. The vote was nearly unanimous, with no votes against the proposed increase and just one abstention, from arts representative Peter Friedrichsen. “My…

Carl’s Jr. coming to MacHall a financial decision for Students’ Union

Whether you like it or not, Carl’s Jr. is coming to MacHall. After two months of deliberation and uncertainty, Students’ Union vice-president operations and finance Branden Cave announced at a July 5 Students’ Legislative Council that Carl’s Jr. will replace Sweet & Savory in the MacHall food court. The announcement is controversial. In June, University…

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