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SLC approves 2017 Quality Money projects

By Scott Strasser, March 28 2017 — Twenty on-campus projects got the green light after the Students’ Union approved Quality Money funding on March 28. The projects were approved with a 11–0–1 vote by Students’ Legislative Council. Haskyane School of business representative Ryan Wallace abstained.  The Quality Money program is a partnership between the University…

Consultation for Energizing Eyes High comes to a close

By Scott Strasser, February 14 2017 — Results of the three-month public consultation for Energizing Eyes High were published on the University of Calgary’s website on Jan. 31. The results outlined feedback from community members regarding the U of C’s new strategic direction. The published results include a consultation summary and three working papers based…

MacHall defence fund increase passes at SLC

By Scott Strasser, August 30 2016 — Students’ Legislative Council voted unanimously in favour of a resolution to increase the Students’ Union’s “MacHall defence fund” by $350,000 on August 30. The resolution required two approvals before being passed, as per the SU’s bylaws. The first reading occurred on August 16 and the vote was nearly…

MacHall injunction verdict remains unknown

By Scott Strasser, August 2 2016 — Though a verdict was expected by the end of July, the fate of MacHall’s ownership remains uncertain. Control and management of the building is currently the subject of an ongoing legal dispute between the University of Calgary and its Students’ Union. The SU believes they are the 55…

SU retains operation of MacHall until hearing reconvenes June 3

By Melanie Woods and Scott Strasser, May 10 2016 — Debate as to who owns and operates MacHall will not end any time soon, but the University of Calgary Students’ Union will continue to operate the building in the short-term. An injunction request filed by the SU to prevent university administration from seizing control of the…

MacHall case sets national precedent

Regardless of who you think should own and operate MacHall, the legal dispute surrounding the building will impact more than just the University of Calgary and its Students’ Union. When the lawsuit eventually reaches its end, that end will say a lot about student-owned infrastructure on university campuses. It will say even more about how…

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