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SU finishes MacHall Letter of Intent

By Jason Herring, March 28 2017 — The Students’ Union and the University of Calgary have signed off on a letter of intent concerning the continued operation of MacHall. The letter is the first legal agreement between the two sides regarding the building since the 1999 License of Occupation, Operation and Management Agreement (LOOMA). SU…

SU elections mean it’s time to prepare for a post-MacHall world

The upcoming Students’ Union general election at the University of Calgary is about more than just hallways plastered with posters and grown men running around in Minions costumes. The election will present the opportunity for student politicians to bring up and debate “the issues.” These issues include everything from federal advocacy to free pizza days….

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…

Increased surveillance on University of Calgary campus a positive step forward

By Scott Strasser, October 25 2016 — On Oct. 14, a fight broke out between two men in the MacHall food court after comments were made about a “Make America Great Again” hat. Though University of Calgary campus security and the Calgary Police Services investigated the incident, we’ll probably never know exactly what happened in…

Seven ways to make back $1.9 million

By Derek Baker, October 18 2016 — After an unsuccessful injunction request by the Students’ Union to maintain control over MacHall, the University of Calgary has taken over the operation of the building for the duration of the ownership lawsuit. With the ruling, the SU has lost $1.9 million in annual revenue. Here are seven tips…

SU injunction fails, university to seize control of MacHall

By Melanie Woods and Scott Strasser, October 7 2016 — An injunction application from the University of Calgary Students’ Union to maintain control and operation of MacHall has failed, a Court of Queen’s Bench judge ruled Oct. 7. With the ruling, U of C administration will take control of the operation of the building and…

What does U of C control of MacHall mean for students?

Last October, the University of Calgary Students’ Union dropped a bombshell — and a lawsuit — when they sued the U of C for majority ownership of MacHall. The move was unprecedented for Canadian university student associations, and kicked off a year of uncertainty and legal jargon at the U of C. Almost exactly a…

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