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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…

Alberta needs reasonable limit on university executives’ salaries

April 9 2018 — University of Alberta students recently protested a four-per-cent budget cut amid static executive salaries. Minister of Advanced Education Marlin Schmidt also condemned the U of A administration for these missteps. Furthermore, students criticized Ryerson University’s president for his salary when Ontario’s sunshine list was released last week. The presidents of those schools made…

Reflecting on studying abroad in Calgary

By Siobhan Fletcher, March 29 2018 — Stepping onto a nine-and-a-half hour flight to the other side of the world alone can be a daunting experience, especially when that flight is taking you to a foreign university where you don’t know anyone for several months. Not to mention the thoughts like, “What if I don’t…

U of C to literally charge an arm and a leg for parking

By Evan Lewis, January 25 2018 — The University of Calgary recently announced further changes to the cost of parking on campus during the most recent Board of Governors meeting. The price of on-campus parking in several lots will change from $7 to an actual arm or leg. “People are saying that we’ll be charging both…

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