Tagged March 9 2017

UCalgary student launches first off-campus exhibition

By Rachel Woodward, March 7 2017 — While University of Calgary student Andrea Rizzuti is no stranger to the campus arts community, she will step out into the broader art world with her first exhibition outside of the campus environment. Rizzuti’s solo exhibition Patchwork will show at ArtPoint Gallery & Studios until March 31 with…

Your future is dull with your new Students’ Union representatives

By Drew Thomas, March 7 2017 — Pisces  (Feb. 19 – March 20) You will soon come into a plethora of free food from SU gimmicks. Also, your new SU rep will do absolutely nothing to affect your day-to-day life. But hey — free pizza. Aries  (March 21 – April 19) The dead-eyed, ever unblinking…

Hateful graffiti poses ongoing problem

By Saima Asad, March 7 2017 — Bathroom graffiti has always made for interesting reading material, but offensive content was recently found in bathrooms in the Science buildings at the University of Calgary. According to U of C ecology professor Jessica Theodor, racist graffiti is common in ground-floor bathrooms across many science buildings, including Biological…

Violent language from Wildrose on Campus Club unacceptable

By Melanie Woods, March 7 2017 — This week, the University of Calgary Wildrose on Campus (WROC) and U of C Conservatives student clubs planned to co-host a screening of The Red Pill, a documentary about the men’s right’s movement. However, the two  clubs quickly backed off the screening following a wave of backlash to…

SU general election hacked by Russia

By Scott Strasser, March 7 2017 — University of Calgary Students’ Union officials are investigating allegations that the 2017 general election was hacked by the Student’s Association of Mount Russia University (SAMRU). After hours of investigation, members of the SU’s IT department confirmed that espionage units from SAMRU posed as U of C students in order…

Responsible drinking awareness campaign comes to campus

By Zarif Alibhai, March 8 2017 — The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission’s DrinkSense campaign visited the University of Calgary on March 1. DrinkSense is a province-wide campaign aimed at educating young adults on Canada’s low-risk alcohol drinking guidelines for men and women. National guidelines suggest that men have a maximum of three alcoholic drinks…

Letter to the Editor: The SU elections are ultimately a waste of time

Re: 2017 Students’ Union Election Supplement I’d like to preface this by saying that I’m all for democracy. It’s the smartest stupid idea we as a human race have ever come up with (and will remain such until we decide to collectively drown ourselves in the ocean). In fact, I’d argue we need to extend…

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