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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…

No need to leave campus with these September date nights

By Nikayla Goddard, September 7, 2017 — If you’re a bachelor or bachelorette new to the university, you’re probably looking for places to take your date. With your recently purchased expensive-as-hell textbooks, fiery first-day outfit and dreaded tuition payments, money can be tight. Here are a few university date nights that won’t bust your wallet. Monday…

$1,550 Den booking fee makes vital club events unaccessible

Campus traditions make undergraduate degrees bearable and elicit the value in campus community. But a University of Calgary Students’ Union policy change puts this sense of community in jeopardy. Previously, if clubs were to use the Den for cabarets or other events, they paid a $500 deposit. To be reimbursed, an event would have to…

Grab a few pints with your future

By Melanie Woods, September 20 2016 — Virgo  (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) While you are enjoying a pint of the new Den Lager, your long-lost son Romero will appear behind you and gently tap you on the shoulder. “I’ve missed you,” he’ll say. “I’ve always missed you.” Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) A…

Top-five tips for Thursden

By Melanie Woods, September 10 2015 — The Den’s official student appreciation night, known as Thursden, is a night of drunken debauchery and poor choices. Every Thursday, students gather at the Den to dance, drink and do things they’ll regret later. Whether you’re in the first or final year of your degree, odds are you’ll…

Den sales drop 20 per cent from last September

By Scott Strasser, October 27 2014 — Despite their $8 triples and 2-for-1 entrees, sales at the Den and Black Lounge are significantly lower than they were at this time last year. According to Students’ Union vice-president operations and finance Adam Swertz, the Den’s sales this September were roughly 20 per cent lower than they…

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