By Valen Zha

In an orgy of drinking, celebration and congratulatory cheer, the Gauntlet staff consumed a record $970 worth of booze and nachos on its annual election night."You guys drank us $30 short of a thousand dollars," said incoming Editor-in-Chief Kris Kotarski. "What were you guys thinking and why was I sober?"For reasons unexplained, both Kotarski and… Continue reading FUBAR

An event of note

By Lawrence Bailey

And so it begins.The first forum of the Students’ Union General Election, the Events forum to be precise, rocked the basement of MacEwan Hall on Wed., March 6. If you missed it don’t worry, none of the Events Commissioners were able to make it either.The five Vice-Presidential hopefuls took roughly an hour to woo would-be… Continue reading An event of note

Modernizing the franchise

By Ina Sidhu

It’s more than just a presidential acclamation that set this year’s Students’ Union general elections apart from others."We’ve gone completely online for voting," said Jordana Hennigan, the SU Chief Returning Officer. "We definitely feel positive."During the elections from March 13–15, students can access online ballots via the SU Web site (www.su.ucalgary.ca).Voters then click on the… Continue reading Modernizing the franchise