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Haskayne students raise over $25,000 with Chillin’ for Charity

By Tina Shaygan, November 10 2017 — Hosted for the eighth time on the University of Calgary campus, this year’s Chillin’ for Charity event raised over $25,000, exceeding the organizers’ $15,000 goal. Chillin’ for Charity is an annual event held by Haskayne School of Business students for JDC West, a competition where business students from 12 universities…

D2L makeover among topics at Nov. 7 SLC meeting

By Tina Shaygan, November 8 2017 — The Nov. 7 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council began with a presentation by interim vice-provost teaching and learning Leslie Reid on interface changes coming to D2L called Brightspace. According to the presentation, functionality of D2L will remain the same while providing a cleaner, less cluttered view with…

SU restocks on period products as program sees substantial use

By Tina Shaygan, November 5 2017 — Over a thousand period products have been handed out to University of Calgary students since the Students’ Union made them available for free in early September, according to SU vice-president student life Hilary Jahelka. Free period products are available for students at the MacHall Info Centre, the SU…

SLC musical chairs continues as SU looks for new arts representative

By Tina Shaygan, November 1 2017 — One of the four Faculty of Arts representative positions on Students’ Legislative Council is vacant after Puncham Judge’s unanimous appointment to Students’ Union vice-president external position. This vacancy will be filled by the SU Nominations Committee and applications are open to all undergraduate arts students until Nov. 10….

SU reviews health and dental plan as student use increases

By Justin Schellenberg, October 30 2017 — (With files from Tina Shaygan) The Students’ Union is reviewing the health and dental plan after two consecutive years of cost overruns. During the 2015–16 academic year, a budget overrun of $9,695 was covered by the SU’s health and dental reserve fund. That number has grown to $26,400 this…

Students’ Union byelection candidate appeals disqualification

By Jason Herring, October 26 2017 — A University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine student is appealing his disqualification from this month’s Students’ Union byelection. Fourth-year health sciences student Jarin Thundathil received 70 per cent of the vote in the race for medicine representative, but was disqualified for exceeding campaign spending limits. The SU…

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