Students' Union News

  • The following letter is a guest post from W. D. (Bill) Smith, former general manager of the students’ unions at the University of Alberta and the University of Saskatchewan. Bill offers an interesting and informed perspective on the relationship between students’ unions and their universities.    November 25, 2015 The Governors of The University of […]

    November 25, 2015  |   Found in MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • As November comes to a close, all across the university, students are starting to brace themselves for one of the most difficult periods of the semester: finals. Finals week (or weeks, for those of us who drew the short straw), can be difficult to get through. There is an overwhelming amount of stress on top […]

    November 23, 2015  |   Found in Editorial // Student Life
  • Go do Frostbite, they said. It’ll be an exhilarating experience, they said. Promotion for Frostbite has begun attempting to lure unsuspecting students into getting involved with this outright silly game. Past participants will rave about their experience, recalling their Frostbite days some of the best days of their lives. Some even pull out the team […]

    November 23, 2015  |   Found in Editorial // News // Student Life
  • If you’ve got big ideas about improving campus, make sure to take advantage of the $1.7 MILLION fund that the SU distributes through Quality Money as part of a unique partnership between the Board of Governors and the SU! No project is too big or too small, but the deadline is Nov. 27 so make […]

    November 16, 2015  |   Found in Advocacy // News
  • Are you dreading that winter has officially arrived? Longing for the days of being able to frolic outdoors? Have you gotten into a regular routine of being cooped up indoors with the days being much shorter and colder? Despite no longer being able to go for runs outside, play sports outside, or take part in […]

    November 5, 2015  |   Found in Clubs // Editorial // Student Life
  • Hey U of C, I know you’re all busy finishing up midterms and papers so I’ll keep this brief. I’m Levi Nilson, your SU President and I’ve got a few quick updates on some pretty important things happening around campus. First off, the dispute around MacHall. You’ve probably heard the SU and the university administration […]

    November 3, 2015  |   Found in News
  • On Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, I instructed the Students’ Union’s lawyers to serve the University of Calgary and the Board of Governors with our lawsuit related to student ownership of MacHall. I want to go into detail about why, after two and a half years, it has gotten to this point and to explain the […]

    November 2, 2015  |   Found in MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • An almost somewhat kinda all-emcompassing guide to getting through your degree flawlessly. JK. Not really. Look around and take a deep breath. The frosh air is stuffy yet crisp with undertones of unexplainable anxiety and eagerness. Remember your first day? Whether you’re one semester away from walking the stage or still trying to find the […]

    October 27, 2015  |   Found in Editorial // Student Life
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