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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…

SU present MacHall survey results at Feb. 12 SLC

By James Falls, February 13 2019 — On Feb. 12, in the final session before both reading break and the 2019 Students’ Union general election, Student Legislative Council saw a presentation of the results of September’s MacHall survey. The survey, administered from Sept. 6–27, had 4,109 students respond, up from 1,358 responses in the previous year. Sixty-six per cent of respondents…

Discussions of agenda format marks Feb. 5 SLC

By James Falls, February 8 2019 — Amendments to the Operations and Finance Terms of Reference and feedback on changes made to the meeting agenda format made for a quick Students’ Legislative Council meeting on Feb. 5. The meeting began with executive reports, with Students’ Union vice-president academic Jessica Revington highlighting ongoing nominations for Teaching…

SU mulls possible ‘yes/no’ ballot for acclaimed candidates

By Ashar Memon, February 1 2018 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union is considering introducing a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ ballot for candidates running unopposed in SU elections, according to SU president Sagar Grewal. The change won’t be implemented in time for this year’s upcoming SU general election, but could go into effect for a…

Busy Dec. 4 SLC brings semester to a close

By Matty Hume, December 6 2018 — Amendments to the Students’ Union’s Elections Policy, winter semester committee appointments and an hour-long in-camera session made for a busy evening for Students’ Legislative Council on Dec. 4. After a motion passed to table a Board of Governor’s report by student-at-large Frank Finley until a January SLC meeting,…

Proposed academic misconduct policy undergoes review

By James Falls, November 30 2018 — At the Oct. 23 meeting of the Students’ Union Student Legislative Council, a new academic misconduct policy proposal was discussed. However, it and was met with concern about the language used in the policy, as well as its scope. The University of Calgary vice-provost student experience Susan Barker…

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