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Appeals, excusals among topics at this week’s SLC

By Justin Schellenberg, January 18 2018 — The Jan. 16 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council (SLC) included consultation on amendments to the school’s appeals structure, discussion of a proposal that would require students to make a statutory declaration rather than provide documentation when applying for excusals for medical reasons and a vote on the updated code…

SLC unanimously appoints arts rep to vacant VP external position

By Tina Shaygan, October 24 2017 — Students’ Legislative Council voted unanimously to approve Faculty of Arts representative Puncham Judge as the new vice-president external on Oct. 24. This came after Shubir Shaikh resigned from the position earlier in the semester due to personal reasons. According to Students’ Union bylaws, a vacant executive position must…

SU announces byelection results in Den’s Red Room

By Jason Herring, October 13 2017 — The Students’ Union 2017 byelection wrapped up on Oct. 13 as SU chief returning officers Hamnah Altaf and Dave Antoniak announced the election results at the Den’s Red Room. The SU holds byelections in order to elect students to positions that were left vacant after the general election…

Students’ Union president launches Consultative Task Force

By Justin Schellenberg, September 26 2017 — Students’ Union president Branden Cave is starting the President’s Consultative Task Force (PCTF) in an effort to connect the SU to more groups around campus. The initiative was one of Cave’s platform points in the SU general election last March. PCTF will consist of 10 representatives from student…

Letter to the editor: harassment and sexism have no place in SU politics

My story is my own. Not everyone will have the same experience but I think it’s important to share mine. Through my journey I’ve learned that I am not alone. I had an amazing time running in the Students’ Union general election and I met so many people who were engaged and supportive. I had…

Frosh 2017: The Students’ Union

By Derek Baker — As a University of Calgary student, you belong to the Students’ Union. Whether or not you notice, the SU will play a substantial role in your university experience over the next four-plus years. Their job is to promote our interests to university administration and the government, run programs for students and plan events….

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