By Emily Senger
Wyatt provides direction to the SU clowns, but without the cooperation of the clowns and all the other behind-the-scenes circus performers, there would be no show.After two years of a Students’ Union with a largely external focus, SU president Emily Wyatt thought it was time to bring business back home and focus on the needs… Continue reading SU Reviews: SU president Emily Wyatt, a.k.a the ringmaster
By Alexander Kim
Campus Security has added a statement to security alerts to emphasize that victims of sexual assault are not responsible for the actions of their attackers. The statement begins with “a victim of a crime is not responsible for a perpetrator’s actions.” Consent Awareness and Sexual Education club (CASE) president Emily Leedham said past security alerts… Continue reading Campus Security changes email alert language
By Elizabeth Scott
It is only natural that parents and children butt heads every once in a while. The teen years in particular can be tricky to navigate and may cause tension in families that are the focus of many self-help books. Fourth-year educational psychology student Emily Breyer has taken a different angle on the strain in parent-child… Continue reading Navigating the other side of the hill
By Manal Sheikh
For prospective students, admission to the University of Calgary is becoming more difficult as acceptance standards rise year after year. The Haskayne School of Business and the Faculty of Nursing have seen the sharpest increase. At Haskayne, the average grade for acceptance was 82 per cent in 2012, compared to the low 70s in 2006.… Continue reading Acceptance standards rising at the U of C
By Chris Adams
A University of Calgary club is accusing the Den and the Students’ Union of not doing enough to prevent sexual assaults after an attack was reported earlier this January. The challenge was levelled by Consent Awareness and Sexual Education club vice-president external Emily Leedham, who said the SU needs to do more to ensure the… Continue reading Campus club says the Den not doing enough to prevent sexual assaults
By Chris Adams
The University of Calgary signed two research deals, with the last finalized in 2007, that jeopardize the academic integrity of the school, a report from the Canadian Association of University Teachers says. The report claims control of U of C budgets and research is ceded to corporations under two agreements called the Alberta Ingenuity Centre… Continue reading New report shows strong corporate influence on U of C research
By Riley Hill
The departments of dance, drama and music have been merged to form the School of Creative and Performing Arts, creating a new heart for fine arts at the University of Calgary. According to university administration, the new school will open up opportunities for interdisciplinary work between fine arts students while also increasing the university’s profile… Continue reading New School of Creative and Performing Arts formed at the U of C
By Chris Adams
Recent provincial budget cuts are not holding the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business back from expanding the size of its faculty and staff. Earlier this month, Haskayne announced they are hiring 13 new employees, including three centre directors, nine assistant professors and a new instructor — the largest round of hiring the school… Continue reading Haskayne goes on hiring spree
By Sean Sullivan
The four plays presented by Alberta Theatre Projects at the 27th Annual Enbridge playRites Festival of New Canadian Plays demonstrate the ways playwrights are examining contemporary society.
“One of the things that I think Canadian playwrights are wonderful at is asking questions,” says Vicki Stroich, interim artistic director for Alberta Theatre Projects. “Not necessarily providing… Continue reading Exploring the range of new Canadian theatre
By Emily Macphail
The University of Calgary’s Graduating This Year program is helping students get ready for life after university.
The GTY program will be expanded this year to both fall and winter semesters and has partnered with the Office of Leadership and Student Engagement.
Launched in 2009, the GTY program is an initiative run out of… Continue reading Graduating this year?