Students' Union News

  • An English Major’s Unconventional Writing Tips Time to get lit…erary! If I were a professor I would grade on pun usage alone but sadly most professors aren’t as forward-thinking as me. Instead, what professors do care about is editing. Editing means reading over the 10 pages you word-vomited after you realized you spent most of […]

    December 6, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
  • An English Major’s Unconventional Writing Tips No undergrad is more familiar with the struggles of writing an essay than an English major. For someone to inflict this degree upon themselves you would think they came out of the womb reciting Shakespeare or correcting other children’s grammar at recess. While this might be true for some […]

    November 21, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
  • Before I started working for the Students’ Union, I never really gave the annual SU Survey much thought. I assumed that the answers I left to open-ended questions on any university survey were just sent off to an untouched database of student grievances. I saw statistics in survey reports posted each year, but never quite […]

    November 1, 2017  |   Found in Editorial // SU Survey
  • Food insecurity on university campuses is a growing concern in Canada. A recent study conducted by Meal Exchange Canada, “Hungry for Knowledge,” found that at more troubled campuses, up to 46% of undergraduate students have experienced some degree of food insecurity. Their access to food is either unavailable, inaccessible, inadequate, or unacceptable for their cultural […]

    April 5, 2017  |   Found in Editorial // SU Campus Food Bank
  • Summer is almost here! And that means most of us are on the hunt for the perfect summer job – or any summer job really. Why not look right at home, here at U of C! Here are three places you can look for a summer job, right on campus. Look at Summer Employment on […]

    March 31, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
  • Most of us here at UofC are only expecting to take classes related to our major. In high school, most of the classes were chosen for me, and I was never given the option of taking courses that I might be interested in. Coming in to university, I thought I wouldn’t take any classes that […]

    March 31, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
  • Ever wondered what it’s like to finally picture yourself wearing that grad cap and gown? If you’re graduating this coming June, I hope this provides you with confidence that whatever you are feeling, you are not alone! If you are still coasting through university with a grad date that still a blur from now, I […]

    March 31, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
  • When you claim that you have a Bachelor’s degree on your resume, employers expect you to be able to write, speak, analyze issues, have basic math skills, and are able to work on your own. Most degrees offer these types of abilities, what’s unique are the courses you have taken that have given you an […]

    March 17, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
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