Tagged SLC

Students’ Union meeting full of clowns

By Matt Hume, October 31 2017 — In the spirit of Halloween, the Oct. 31 meeting of Students’ Legislative Council allowed members to participate in full costume. With only a few superheroes in attendance by the scheduled 6:30 p.m. start, quorum seemed unlikely until 15 SLC members in full clown attire filed out of a single…

Cannon, CAUS visit Students’ Legislative Council

By Tina Shaygan, October 3 2017 — The Oct. 3 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council began with a 40-minutes presentation by University of Calgary president Elizabeth Cannon. She provided an update on the university’s Eyes High strategic plan, reflected on the past year and took questions from members of SLC. Cannon said that in…

Students’ Union president launches Consultative Task Force

By Justin Schellenberg, September 26 2017 — Students’ Union president Branden Cave is starting the President’s Consultative Task Force (PCTF) in an effort to connect the SU to more groups around campus. The initiative was one of Cave’s platform points in the SU general election last March. PCTF will consist of 10 representatives from student…

Students’ Union ratifies mental health advocacy policy

By Scott Strasser, April 12 2017 — Students’ Legislative Council ratified a policy on April 11 to ensure that mental health remains an advocacy priority for the University of Calgary Students’ Union. “Different items include advocating for sustained and increased funding from the government, as well as increasing accessibility and quality of wellness resources offered…

Head to head: SLC Bonus repeal policy should have been passed

By Jesse Stilwell, April 4 2017 — Last week, the Students’ Union Policy Development and Review Committee brought the same policy to repeal faculty representatives’ monthly bonuses back to the Student Legislative Council from a  March 7 discussion, despite receiving criticism and suggestions to change it. The policy failed to receive the two-thirds supermajority it…

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