Students' Union News

  • After three months of mediation, negotiations over the ownership and management of MacHall broke down today (April 15, 2016). The parties were unable to resolve fundamental differences on ownership that would have put an end to this dispute over MacHall. “We hoped to be able to announce that we’ve come to an agreement with the […]

    April 15, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • Oftentimes, students think being an executive or faculty representative is synonymous with getting involved with the Students’ Union, but it turns out there are tons of other ways to be a part of the team. And technically you’re already on the team, as we, post-secondary students, are the reason for the union’s existence! As mentioned, […]

    March 18, 2016  |   Found in Editorial
  • Working in a group can be very daunting, questions such as whether or not you’ll like the others or if you’ll be able to work together effectively are some common fears that make teams and groups scary. However, group/team work can be very beneficial and rewarding when everyone is able to work effectively together and […]

    March 11, 2016  |   Found in Editorial
  • You get to a class and settle into your seat for 50 minutes of surfing Facebook attentive learning. You end up meeting a really nice person and end your conversation with “see you on (insert next day of class here)!”. The next day of class comes and goes, as do many after it. In the […]

    March 15, 2016  |   Found in Editorial
  • This time next year I will be approximately 7,171 km away doing a Study Abroad program in Amsterdam. In case you didn’t know, the University of Calgary has partnerships with many universities in countries all over the world and they offer a multitude of programs for students to learn abroad. The full details can be […]

    March 11, 2016  |   Found in Editorial
  • BSD Fun Facts and Tips – How to have fun and be safe at BSD 2K16 BSD is on Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2016 (although I’m sure most of you knew that already). Did you know that BSD has been a longstanding tradition at the U of C for over 50 years? We are one of […]

    March 31, 2016  |   Found in Editorial
  • April 26, 2016 Yesterday the University of Calgary published a post responding to the SU’s announcement of the injunction court date set to block the takeover of MacHall. Instead of clarifying the record, the university’s statement deliberately withheld and misstated the facts.   University statement: “If the university assumes management and operations of Mac Hall […]

    April 26, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
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