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A tricky road ahead for the Students’ Union

By Ashar Memon, April 25 2019 — Tuesday night in MacHall. Tucked away behind the Information Desk, the MacHall Executive Council Chambers are the scene of a weekly meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council, the governing body of the University of Calgary Students’ Union. Inside, faculty representatives are about to vote on a resolution to…

76th SLC draws to a close at busy final meeting

By James Falls, April 13 2019 — At the April 9 meeting of the Students Legislative Council meeting, the final one of the winter semester, Students’ Union officials and faculty representatives discussed a University of Calgary senate report and evaluated the SU’s sustainability efforts. U of C senate representatives Alisha Gordon and Jonah Secreti delivered…

SU executives present trimester reports at penultimate SLC

By James Falls, April 6 2019 — Executives of the 76th Students’ Legislative Council delivered their final trimester reports at their meeting on April 2, where they announced that all goals on the reports were either already completed or being transitioned to their successor on the 77th council. SU president Sagar Grewal’s trimester report, spanning…

Police to curb D-Block partying this year

By Jason Herring, March 21 2019 — Police will be making an effort to curb off-campus partying during the last day of classes this year, according to the Students’ Union. The move comes as one result of the Last Day of Classes Neighbourhood Task Force, a group formed last September to address concerns about campus partying spilling into the neighbouring community…

SU defends decision to move BSD indoors after backlash

By Ashar Memon, March 18 2019 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union is defending its decision to move the annual Bermuda Shorts Day celebration indoors into MacHall after receiving several complaints about the issue. The SU announced on March 14 that BSD this year will be held in MacHall AB and The Den. The…

SLC approves SU Strategic Plan at March 12 meeting

By James Falls, March 15 2019 — At a March 12 meeting, the Students’ Legislative Council unanimously approved an updated Strategic Plan and a new open educational resources (OER) advocacy policy. Vice-president academic Jessica Revington addressed concerns surrounding the language used in the Strategic Plan. Social work representative Marissa Bennett had previously questioned the absence…

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