Kettles speaks first and foremost about student advocacy guiding his potential role on the senate. He domineers conversation, is charismatic and well spoken. It is not hard to see he could indeed be a strong voice for the students to the other senators–senators Kettles feels are more student friendly than their Board of Governors counterparts.Running… Continue reading Senate: Brent Kettles
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SU awards Kettles full tuition
University of Calgary student Brent Kettles will be able to afford gourmet mac’n’cheese next semester after winning the first Student Initiative Competition. The Students’ Union prized Kettles with a free semester of tuition at the first Student Initiative awards ceremony, Mon., Mar. 20.Kettles won with his proposal for the creation of a student financial education… Continue reading SU awards Kettles full tuition
Dinos’ funding factors
Editor, the Gauntlet, Re: "Faults found in Dinos’ funding," Jan. 29, 2004, While the University of Calgary’s funding of athletics is an important issue, Mr. Coe has taken a simplistic and misinformed view of the situation. As a first-year student on the football team, I find the comments in this article do not reflect a… Continue reading Dinos’ funding factors
Every candidate in the Students’ Union election aims to create an eye-catching poster to snag the attention of the average student voter. And each year, as the nominations close, most candidates are already on the phone to their friends stationed around the “prime” poster locations, giving them the go-ahead to drop their furled banners like… Continue reading Election SWAT
Tribunal upholds Haskayne levy decision
By Diana Lyuber
A rogue student levy had the Students’ Legislative Council seeking the authority to eliminate illegitimate fees before a Tribunal on Wed., Feb. 16. The matter had already been through the Review Board, but their decision not to grant authority left the SLC unsatisfied and appealing to the Students’ Union Tribunal. The Haskayne Student levy, coughed… Continue reading Tribunal upholds Haskayne levy decision
Point of personal privilege
By Blythe Brown
By all accounts, the 81st Mcgoun Cup, Western Canada’s championship debating tournament, was a huge success for the University of Calgary’s two Speech and Debate teams. It returned to the U of C for the first time in more than seven years on Feb. 6. “We’re really proud of how the University of Calgary did… Continue reading Point of personal privilege
In other news… tuition rises again
By Dale Miller
The Students’ Union’s battle on tuition ended in bittersweet defeat last week, as tuition consultations with University of Calgary officials yielded a maximum tuition increase for all students. Tuition is on the rise to the tune of 5.8 per cent and administration is planning to repeat maximum increases for at least the next four years.… Continue reading In other news… tuition rises again
No forums for you!
By Dale Miller
After two weeks of consultation and discussion, a resolution was brought to the June 1 Student Legislative Council meeting to remove the forums outright. But after some heated discussion the resolution was amended to also “commit [the SU] to developing solely or working with other parties to develop an open online communication device with the… Continue reading No forums for you!