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SU Electioneering, Part II

By Bryan West

Two-time SU president and current board of governors student rep Bryan West concludes his look at the crucial factors SU candidates must keep in mind. 4. The residence voter A common complaint among Students’ Union politicos states a candidate must be from residence to become president. There is a seed of truth to this. For… Continue reading SU Electioneering, Part II

Swingers hit the hole

By Sean Nyilassy

Ahhh, the cool wind in your hair feels better than the head massage that hair-dresser used to give you as he lathered the fruity-smelling salon-quality shampoo and watched you sigh in relaxation when you were younger. As you leisurely stroll on the carefully trimmed green grass, you forget about how comfortable the sink was to… Continue reading Swingers hit the hole

Alberta budget announced

By Stephanie Shewchuk

The Alberta government announced Wed., Apr. 13 that fund-ing for post-secondary education will increase by $433 million over the next three years, a 30 per cent increase from the previous term. The budget has been divided to provide funding for the operating budgets of post-secondary institutions, while simultaneously allowing growth in other areas. University of… Continue reading Alberta budget announced

SU Review: VP External

By Gauntlet Editorial Board

The VP External should be one of two faces, along with the president, of the Students’ Union in the community. Representing University of Calgary students to local, provincial and federal governments and organizations is a primary responsibility. In addition, the VP External is required to effectively communicate with students and external entities about the objectives… Continue reading SU Review: VP External

Crusty news briefs

By Dale Miller

Christmas Carol Composition William Jordan, a University of Calgary music professor, will be presenting a concert of his new Christmas compositions entitled “Prince of Peace.” The music consists of 14 traditional carol texts dating from before the modern age of Santa Claus and consumerism, with many compositions having more somber themes, like the crucifixion and… Continue reading Crusty news briefs

Reflections on Maclean’s and money

By Greg Ellis

“A university is not a service station. Neither is it a political society, nor a meeting place for political societies. With all its limitations and failures, and they are invariably many, it is the best and most benign side of our society insofar as that society aims to cherish the human mind.”-Richard Hofstader (1916-1970) Professor… Continue reading Reflections on Maclean’s and money


By Dale Miller

For both broke and benevolent individuals, the Campus Food Bank and campus community garden provide a bonanza of opportunity. Those on the broke side of fate can head over to the CFB to pick up some much needed nourishment. After presenting your ID and filling out a short survey you will be issued a food… Continue reading Hungry?