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Should we debate hateful perspectives?

By Melanie Woods, November 1 2016 — A few weeks ago, the Christian Truth Activists (CTA) — a homophobic, transphobic and graphic anti-abortion group- — caused a stir at the University of Calgary when they booked a table in front of the Students’ Union Q Centre. A few weeks before that, over 40 graphic anti-Muslim posters…

Should we debate hateful perspectives?

By Andrew Kemle, November 1 2016 — In a span of less than a month the University of Calgary has seen two separate controversies regarding distribution of hateful material. Anti-Muslim posters were found around campus on Oct. 6. And the Christian Truth Activists (CTA) — a group of anti-LGBTQA evangelicals — presented students with graphic…

ACAD students host rally to protest administration, government

By Scott Strasser, July 4 2016 — Students brought up registration and timetabling conflicts, campus accessibility, administrative understaffing and a lack of provincial funding. “Many people have been very frustrated with systemic issues that have been facing the students for years,” ACAD student and rally organizer Jonah Derkson said. “We have a lot of diverse…

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