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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…

The SU must pay its employees fairly to promote its mandate

By Melanie Woods, April 4 2017 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union is currently hiring part- and full-time positions for the upcoming summer and academic year. These include roles like Social Media Coordinator, Volunteer Services Coordinator and Program and Events Assistant. These positions are designed to be filled by students and require around 10–15…

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…

Bermuda Shorts Day returns to U of C campus

By Saima Asad, April 4 2017 — What better way to celebrate the last day of classes than not show up to any of them? Bermuda Shorts Day will invade the University of Calgary campus once again on April 12. The annual end-of-year celebration will take over Lot 32 from 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m….

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…

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