Wildrose promises predictable tuition

By Brent Constantin

Wildrose Alliance Party leader Danielle Smith presented her party’s outline for post-secondary education in Alberta during a noon presentation at MacEwan Student Centre on Oct. 4. During a speech to students in attendance over the lunch hour, Smith prioritized a loan forgiveness program for students of high-demand professions remaining in the province. She also committed… Continue reading Wildrose promises predictable tuition

SU pushes for new federal lobby model

By Cheryl Rowland

The landscape of federal student lobby groups might be changing if Students’ Union vice-president external Hardave Birk has his way. The University of Calgary SU has been a member of two student-lobby groups, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations and the Council of Alberta University Students, for 15 and 20 years respectively. As a member,… Continue reading SU pushes for new federal lobby model

SU science faculty rep resigns from office

By Ashad Mukadam

After an unexpected loss, undergraduate students in the faculty of science will now be voting for a faculty representative in the upcoming Students’ Union by-election. Ola Mohajer resigned her post as a faculty of science representative Sept. 30 after being denied a term excusal in the Student Legislative Council meeting last week. “The SLC decided… Continue reading SU science faculty rep resigns from office