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Students’ Union begins transit demographic initiative

By Matty Hume, July 10 2018 — During executive reports at the July 3 meeting of Students’ Legislative Council, Students’ Union president Sagar Grewal discussed his involvement in an internal study in which the SU is researching where students live within Calgary and what those students’ Calgary Transit options are. Though the internal study is…

SU passes amendments to Sustainability Policy

By Matty Hume, July 6 2018 — At the July 3 Students’ Legislative Council meeting, SLC members unanimously passed amendments to the Students’ Union Sustainability Policy. The amendments comprehensively rebuild the policy, altering its definition of sustainability to mirror the one used by the United Nations. “It’s an updated definition, which is what the UN…

Sean Chu announces increased police presence on northwest Red Line

By Matty Hume, July 5 2018 — Throughout July and August, there will be an increased presence of Calgary Police Service (CPS) and Transit Peace Officers between the Brentwood and Tuscany LRT stations, Ward 4 councillor Sean Chu announced from the Dalhousie LRT platform Thursday afternoon. Chu described the initiative as a joint effort between…

UC Moot Court Society raises the bar for undergrads

By Matty Hume, June 29 2018 —  On June 5, Students’ Union vice-president student life Nabila Farid announced the successful registration of the University of Calgary Moot Court Society (UCMCS) as an SU club. A moot court is an event where students conduct a fictional trial, often in front of a legitimate judge. “It’s essentially…

Discussions begin for potential MacHall food court renovations

By Matty Hume, June 22 2018 — In his June 5 executive report for Students’ Legislative Council, Students’ Union vice-president operations and finance Kevin Dang reported that he had met with SU staff to discuss potential renovations to the MacHall food court. According to SU president Sagar Grewal, food court renovations have already been considered…

Students’ Union VP external position to remain vacant until October byelection

  By Matty Hume, June 12 2018 — The Students’ Union executive position of vice-president external will remain vacant until October, with the position’s responsibilities distributed between the four remaining executives. The VP external is the SU’s representative to political bodies outside of the university, including the municipal, provincial and federal governments. It became vacant…

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