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Work begins on Smoke’s Poutinerie

By Rachelle Reed

Construction has begun on Smoke’s Poutinerie in MacHall. Students’ Union president Raphael Jacob said he expects the vendor to openin six weeks. “It has been shown to be really popular on university campuses and with our demographic,” Jacob said. “Furthermore, it is a Canadian tradition.” Smoke’s Poutinerie beat out an undisclosed frozen yogurt vendor in… Continue reading Work begins on Smoke’s Poutinerie

TFDL extends its hours

By Rachelle Reed

The hours of the Taylor Family Digital Library Learning commons were extended from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. At this point, the extension will only apply to this year’s fall and winter semesters. However, from Nov. 24 to Dec. 18, the Learning Commons — the first and second floors of the… Continue reading TFDL extends its hours

Eco Club kicks off clothing drive for Buy Nothing Week

By Rachelle Reed

The University of Calgary Eco Club is hosting a Buy Nothing Week from Nov. 18–22. In conjunction, a Clothing Swap will be held in MacHall from Nov. 20–22. “The main goal of [Buy Nothing Week] is to raise awareness about consumerism,” said Eco Club president David Rivera. “This way we can make sure that the… Continue reading Eco Club kicks off clothing drive for Buy Nothing Week

Club consultations begin

By Rachelle Reed

Students’ Union executives have begun consultations with the 21 largest clubs on campus to strengthen the relationship between clubs and the SU. “If we want to improve engagement then we need to take into consideration the students that are already engaged and optimize their experience,” said vice-president student life Ben Cannon. The clubs consulted range… Continue reading Club consultations begin

Student runs for Airdrie city council

By Michael Grondin

Some students don’t wait until university is done before getting into politics. Some choose to get involved as early as possible. Rachelle Reed is one of those people. And while still attending the University of Calgary, Reed will run for an alderman position on Airdrie’s city council for the second time this September. Reed, a… Continue reading Student runs for Airdrie city council