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Police to curb D-Block partying this year

By Jason Herring, March 21 2019 — Police will be making an effort to curb off-campus partying during the last day of classes this year, according to the Students’ Union. The move comes as one result of the Last Day of Classes Neighbourhood Task Force, a group formed last September to address concerns about campus partying spilling into the neighbouring community…

Decline of BSD disappointing for campus culture

March 21 2019 — Students excited for Bermuda Shorts Day 2019 were met with the news that this year’s official event will be hosted indoors. Last Thursday, the Students’ Union announced that BSD will be held in MacHall AB (the concert hall) and The Den. Before this, the event has been hosted in Lot 32 since 2009. The…

SU announces BSD to comprise of large ball pit

By Frankie Hart, March 18 2019 — On March 14, the Students’ Union announced that the upcoming Bermuda Shorts Day will take a bizarre turn. SU president Sagar Grewal announced that after thorough student deliberation and careful consideration of budgeting, the plans for BSD were ready to be unveiled. Grewal stated that the majority of…

SLC approves SU Strategic Plan at March 12 meeting

By James Falls, March 15 2019 — At a March 12 meeting, the Students’ Legislative Council unanimously approved an updated Strategic Plan and a new open educational resources (OER) advocacy policy. Vice-president academic Jessica Revington addressed concerns surrounding the language used in the Strategic Plan. Social work representative Marissa Bennett had previously questioned the absence…

Bermuda Shorts Day to move indoors this year

By Ashar Memon, March 14 2019 — The annual Bermuda Shorts Day event will be moved indoors this year, according to the University of Calgary Students’ Union. BSD, an end-of-year student tradition at the U of C dating back almost 60 years, will be held in MacHall AB and the Den this year. Since 2009,…

Stagnant Den sales prompt strategy shift

By Ashar Memon, March 8 2019 — Sales at The Den & Black Lounge have decreased over the past few years, according to the Students’ Union, who attribute the decline to a sluggish economy and decreasing alcohol sales. Since 2015, overall sales have slumped by 4.7 per cent. The SU says the trend reflects the…

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