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Rocketry club blasts off to international competition in Utah

By Scott Strasser, June 14 2016 — The University of Calgary’s student rocketry club is in Utah to compete in the world’s largest intercollegiate rocket-launching competition. Five members of the Student Organization for Aerospace Research (SOAR) are in Green River, Utah from June 15–18 to participate in the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC), an annual…

Bear Necessities provides the essentials

By Chris Adams, September 18 2014 — Bear Necessities, a University of Calgary club sanctioned last month, gives those simple bare necessities to Calgary’s most needy. Alexa Villanueva and her sister started the club after their experience with the homeless while  working downtown. By providing kits with essentials like toothpaste, deodorant and shampoo, the girls…

Errrybody in the Clubs gettin’ tipsy

By Katy Atherholt, September 18 2014 — At the beginning of every fall and winter semester, the Students’ Union showcases the many student-run clubs on campus with Clubs Week, a chance for students to connect with like-minded peers, join a few clubs and make new friends. “The purpose of [Clubs Week] is to promote and…

Get Out The Vote

By Susan Anderson, September 18 2014 — If you don’t vote, you’ve got no right to complain — at least that’s what a new club at the University of Calgary thinks. The recently sanctioned Get Out The Vote club is kickstarting their campaign at Clubs Week, looking to recruit members and encourage young voters. “The…

Breakdancers find space in Arts Lounge

By Chris Adams, September 4, 2014 — B-boys and B-girls rejoice! Breakdancers on campus have secured a space to dance after months of uncertainty. The Hip Hop Funk Styles (HHFS) club now has use of the Arts Lounge to breakdance. Faculty of Arts Students’ Association (FASA) president Tonie Minhas — whose club operates the Arts…

Business students form advocacy group

By Chris Adams, May. 22, 2014 — Students in the Haskayne School of Business (HSB) are now governed by a new students’ association. The Commerce Undergraduate Society (CUS) now shares power with the Haskayne Students’ Association (HSA), which is responsible for representing the interests of business students. Students’ Union business representative Jasmine Chitroda said that…

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