Tagged June 4 2015

No days off for Dinos track & field

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, June 4 2015 — The Dinos track and field team may be in their offseason, but they’re already hard at work training for the upcoming year. After a stellar season that included an overall Canada West win for the men’s team in February, head coach Doug Lamont is optimistic for next year’s…

Frozen yogurt on its way

By Fabian Mayer, June 4 2015 — Everybody’s favourite quasi-healthy dessert is coming to campus. Frozen yogurt will be available in MacHall starting in the winter semester of 2016. Students’ Union vice-president operations and finance Sarah Pousette made the announcement at last week’s Students’ Legislative Council. Happy Hut, MacHall’s Indian food option, is being sold…

Student employment to benefit from STEP reintroduction

By Fabian Mayer, June 4 2015 — Among the myriad of campaign promises made by the New Democratic Party in last month’s provincial election, bringing back the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) went largely unnoticed. But STEP may be the campaign promise with the biggest impact on students. The program incentivizes employers to hire summer…

Clubs funding set to increase by $10,000

By Daniela Veiga, June 4 2015 — Students involved in clubs at the University of Calgary have reason to be excited about returning to school next fall. The Students’ Union has proposed a $10,000 increase to the funds available to clubs on campus. The increase must first pass through the operations and finance committee and…

Homophobia lingers in our sexual fears

By Chris Adams, June 4 2015 — What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve done in the bedroom? If you’ve ever masturbated, given a blowjob or had anal sex, you’ve committed an act that the majority of the population used to consider incredibly deviant — and many still do. All of these sexual acts used to be,…

NDP have a chance to protect our environment

By Sean Willett, June 4 2015 — Electing our first new government in decades means there will be changes — in education, our economy and even our province’s public image. But few are asking what our new government may mean for one of our most important resources — the environment. The list of ecological issues facing…

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