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Residence fee increases are unfair to students

The view from second-floor residence isn’t fantastic. I can’t see over the first row of beige homes across the street. There’s no beautiful skyline or city lights. It isn’t great, but it’s fine. Would I pay $800 more a year to move six floors up for a better view? Definitely not. Residence Services recently announced…

Offensive, sexist intramural team names banned for next season

By Chris Adams, October 30 2014 — Students’ Union faculty of arts representative Lexi Narowski successfully lobbied to ban offensive team names for University of Calgary intramural sports teams that she says perpetuate rape culture. Names like Frigid Whore, Cunning Stunts and Beats by Ray — referencing former NFL player Ray Rice who recently assaulted…

Increase of 8.5 per cent proposed for first-year single rooms

By Chris Adams, October 30 2014 — Residence services will propose fee increases for all residence buildings at the tuition and fees consultation committee on Nov. 6 before going to the Board of Governors for final approval on Dec. 12. The increases would raise residence fees by 8.5 per cent — $58 per month —…

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