Tagged october 22 2015

Hope for negotiated MacHall agreement “fading fast”

By Fabian Mayer, October 20 2015 — Discussions between the Students’ Union and the University of Calgary over the operation and ownership of MacHall remain at an impasse. SU president Levi Nilson recently sent a letter to university president Elizabeth Cannon and Board of Governors chair Bonnie DuPont asking them to re-evaluate their position on…

Students’ Union concerned about $500 admissions deposit

By Babur Ilchi, October 22 2015 — The Students’ Union isn’t sold on the University of Calgary’s new $500 admissions deposit for incoming students. SU president Levi Nilson thinks the new policy will help ensure fewer problems with enrolment, but still has some concerns. “I think it puts a lot of pressure and extra stress…

Liberals win majority, Conservatives hang on in Calgary Confederation

By Fabian Mayer, October 20 2015 — The Liberals’ near 50-year drought in Calgary is over. The party won both Calgary Skyview and Calgary Centre as part of a dramatic nation-wide resurgence that saw them form a majority government. In Calgary Confederation, a tight two-way race between the Conservatives and Liberals saw former PC MLA…

MacHall businesses post strong September numbers

By Scott Strasser, October 20 2015 —  The Students’ Union had a solid financial start to the semester, with their MacHall businesses posting strong September numbers. La Taqueria, the SU’s new Mexican food vendor, had approximately 500 visitors per day in September — roughly twice the expected number. SU vice-president operations and finance Sarah Pousette…

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