English club returns to campus

By Emily Ask

The English Literature Students’ Society is coming to life again after being disbanded by the Students’ Union last year for not submitting an annual report. “There’s a pretty atrocious track record for humanities clubs, unfortunately,” says Britney Luimes, Students’ Union Humanities representative. “One of my goals that I set for myself this year was to… Continue reading English club returns to campus

Backup plan for Ramadan

By Natalie Sit

A contingency plan is now in place to accommodate Muslim students for 2004’s Ramadan if the multi-faith prayer space is not open in time. According to Students’ Union Vice-President Operations and Finance Gavin Preston, the Shirley Anastasia Robertson Lounge will be available, perhaps at a reduced price. "If a certain event is applied to [be… Continue reading Backup plan for Ramadan

No longer board

By CH Smith

Next time you’re in the mountains or at C.O.P. and you see snowboarders going huge, take a closer look, you might be taking a class with them. Last year when the U of C Snowboard Club reached over 600 members, Vice President Colin Hill saw the potential to expand with a competitive team. New executive… Continue reading No longer board

Model UN’s growing pains

By Dale Miller

Another Model UN conference, another U of C win. Seems logical, but this time we lost. Traveling to Montreal last weekend, the University of Calgary Model UN lost the conference, but not their good reputation. “There are two categories in the Model UN conference: big delegations, and small delegations,” said Patrick Boyle, Model UN President… Continue reading Model UN’s growing pains

SU says no to campus club

By Jennifer Ludbrook

Students interested in joining the Christian Advance Club at the University of Calgary will have to look elsewhere for membership after the prospective group was denied official club status earlier this year. The proposed Christian Advance, comprised of members of the International Churches of Christ, was rejected by the Students’ Union Clubs Committee because of… Continue reading SU says no to campus club

Model UN team victorious

By Dale Miller

The University of Calgary Model United Nations Team soundly trounced Ivy League schools at the National Collegiate Security Conference in Washington D.C. last week, taking home top accolades as a delegation as well as individual awards for performances in different committees. “Over the six years that the team has been around at the U of… Continue reading Model UN team victorious

I wanted be a somebody

By Andrea Bundon

Calgary’s reputation as the athletes’ Mecca dates back to the 1988 Olympics. The legacy of facilities and programs is irresistible for any sport aficionado so the vast array of sports clubs on campus shouldn’t be surprising. They range from the recreational to the competitive with nearly every variation in between and offer something for everyone.… Continue reading I wanted be a somebody

Clubs Week

By Dale Miller

Instead of milling around the campus in solitude next week, check out Clubs Week from Sept. 16–20. This year’s Clubs Week includes new activities to end extracurricular apathy and to bolster the faltering roster of student clubs."In previous years, we would only have tables set up in MacEwan Student Centre and the Science Theatres," said… Continue reading Clubs Week