Tagged Clubs Week

The U of C’s most obscure clubs

By Evan Lewis, September 22 2017 — With over 300 clubs calling the University of Calgary home, there’s probably someone out there with the same interests as you, no matter how niche you might think they are. It can also be easy for some clubs to slip under the radar with so much competition. The…

Get down at the club during Clubs Week

By Tina Shaygan, September 19 2017 — MacHall is once again home to hundreds of students participating in the semi-annual Clubs Week. According to Students’ Union vice-president student life Hilary Jahelka, 222 of the 334 SU sanctioned clubs are participating in this year’s Clubs Week. “Essentially, it is just a spot for new or old…

Greek societies should not be Students’ Union-sanctioned clubs

By Jesse Stilwell, September 19 2017 — Harvard University is considering banning single-gender clubs, specifically fraternities and sororities. The University of Calgary should too. According to the Students’ Union’s Student Organization Registration policy, a club cannot restrict membership based on the personal identification categories protected under the Canadian Human Rights Act. This includes gender. Yet…

Escape school stress at the campus community garden

By Christie Melhorn, September 19 2017 —  Tucked beside the Cascade residence parking lot is the campus community garden — a hidden treasure at the University of Calgary. The humble space stretches the length of a soccer field and boasts looming sunflowers, plump zucchinis and plenty of potatoes. It is run by the Office of…

Your future involves you joining a school club

By Tanvi Sankar and Grace Guest Stone, September 18 2017 —   Virgo: Fighting Game Club (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) Easy-going and reserved, you’ve always wanted the superpower to be invisible. Kinda like John Cena, who nobody can see. I’d want to be invisible too if I had been in Fred: The Movie and Fred…

Five ways to reinvent yourself for the new semester

By Hurmut Humayun, September 6 2017 — New semester, new you. It’s never too late to reinvent yourself — this semester, reinvent yourself into someone who can at least pretend to have their shit together. With the new semester ramping up, here are some tried and true ways to make this semester your best yet….

Clubs Week showcases student opportunities

By Saima Asad, September 27 2016 — The semi-annual Clubs Week event took over MacHall once again from Sept. 20–23. The event, which happens every semester, gives clubs an opportunity to recruit and offer students a chance to see what organizations are available to join. Students’ Union vice-president student life Patrick Ma called the event…

You’ll learn more in clubs than in the classroom

By Tina Shaygan, September 13 2016 — You’ve probably heard a million times about how valuable it is to join clubs and participate in extracurricular activities in university. Practically any advice that is ever given to new students comes down to “join clubs.” And next week, you’ll see armies of students in MacHall recruiting and promising…

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