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CJSW presents Standing Rock Pt. 2

By Rachel Woodward, March 7 2017—   As part of a new six-part podcast, CJSW 90.9 FM will air Standing Rock Pt. 2, which documents a trip that CJSW’s Curtis Lefthand and a few others took to the Standing Rock Sioux Reserve in North Dakota on Dec. 27, 2016. The podcast aims to capture the…

Sexual violence bill vital outside of court

By Jesse Stilwell, March 7 2017 — When Rona Ambrose presented Bill C-337, Canadian feminists applauded her contribution to the creation of a culture of consent in Canada’s judicial system. But while ending rape culture in the judicial system is essential, it’s not enough to deal with the issue as a societal problem. Ambrose’s bill calls for mandatory…

GSA to hold annual election March 13–14

By Scott Strasser, March 7 2017 — Though the Students’ Union election generally hogs the spotlight at the University of Calgary this time of year, the Graduate Students’ Association will hold their own election on March 13–14. Four of the five executive positions are already acclaimed. Brit Paris will be GSA president, Willem Klumpenhouwer will…

Clara Hughes keynote highlights campus mental health event

By Saima Asad, March 7 2017 — Six-time Olympic medallist Clara Hughes visited the University of Calgary on March 7 to celebrate the U of C’s Campus Mental Health Strategy (CMHS), which launched in December 2015. The event, which took place in MacHall A and B, coincided with the official opening of the Campus Community…

RSA approves funding for residence compost project

By Scott Strasser, March 7 2017 — Two University of Calgary residence buildings will be a little greener, after the Students’ Union and the Residence Students’ Association approved plans to roll out residence compost pilot projects in Cascade Hall and Olympus Hall in Fall 2017. The RSA approved a compost pilot project in Olympus Hall…

Student Legal Assistance sees increased use

By Tina Shaygan, March 7 2017 — Student Legal Assistance (SLA) expanded from working on 624 open files in 2015 to 707 over the 2016 calendar year. The SLA has also expanded their services to represent clients from rural communities in Alberta as well as First Nation reserves near Calgary. The SLA is the University…

Experience the Beauty and the Bizarre with National Geographic

By Rachel Woodward, March 7 2017 — National Geographic is universally known for showcasing rare occurrences of nature from the comfort of your own home. On March 12 and 13 at the Jack Singer Concert Hall, National Geographic Live: Beauty and the Bizarre comes to Calgary, featuring photographer Anand Varma and his work on the…

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