Students' Union News

  • The day has come! The final day of this year’s Hamper Project, and my journey of eating gluten and lactose free. Yesterday was a pretty standard day, because I’ve gotten the hang of what on campus I can and cannot have. Fuel for Gold salads, Jugo Juice smoothies, and not much else. As evenings rolled […]

    March 13, 2015  |   Found in Blog // hamperproject2015
  • The other day as I was brushing my teeth I thought to myself, “Oh, crap; is this toothpaste halal??” You might say, “What the heck, Cecilia? It’s toothpaste! Why would it not be halal?” My response: gelatine. Simple enough product; simply hard to avoid. Gelatine is in everything!!! And, as a student who’s eating halal […]

    March 12, 2015  |   Found in Blog // hamperproject2015
  • So, I’m halfway through the week and honestly…I am doing alright. On Monday I was convinced I would be hangry and annoyed by now. However, I have found a few things that can get me by that fit my gluten and lactose free diet. Breakfast has proved to be the most difficult meal for me, […]

    March 12, 2015  |   Found in Blog // hamperproject2015
  • It’s Tuesday night and I have effectively been eating halal for almost 48 hours now. What an eye opening experience for such a short period of time. Today I ate: – Cheerios and milk for breakfast – Mac & cheese from Good Earth and a kale smoothie from Jugo Juice for lunch – Some chocolate […]

    March 10, 2015  |   Found in Blog // hamperproject2015
  • Hey folks! My name is Nolan Hill, I’m a fourth year History student here at UCalgary, and I am the third student participating in Hunger Week’s Hamper Project. My challenge: eat solely gluten AND lactose free all week, while eating on campus twice a day. Those of you who know me might chuckle when you […]

    March 11, 2015  |   Found in Blog // hamperproject2015
  • Wow, a crazy busy last couple of days. March definitely is one of the toughest months to be a student. Midterms, essays and work. There also seems to be a huge number of volunteer opportunities and things to get involved with in this month for whatever reason. The volunteer bug bit me hard again this […]

    March 12, 2015  |   Found in Blog // hamperproject2015 // News // Student Life
  • Hi everyone! My name is Cecilia Langill and I am participating in the Hamper Project during Hunger Week 2015. I am currently a third year Communications Studies student here on campus and am very excited to be working on this project. Throughout the week I will be eating only halal food on and off campus. Let’s […]

    March 9, 2015  |   Found in Blog // hamperproject2015
  • Hey everyone! My name is Dan Medland-Marchen and I am one of the three student participants in the Students’ Union’s Hunger Week 2015! I’m a 4th year Canadian History major from Kelowna, British Columbia and I’m about to start on my mission to eat all of my meals from the campus food bank for the […]

    March 9, 2015  |   Found in Blog // hamperproject2015 // News // Student Life
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