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Advising student services

By Emily Senger

A new student council beginning later this month will potentially increase student input in major decisions within Student Academic Services. "We’ll assess the programs and services already offered or considered by the university and the programs and services that are not functioning well," said Dr. Peggy Patterson, who will chair the council. The program hopes… Continue reading Advising student services

Editorial: It’s time to oust Anders

By Jon Roe

There’s something to be said about political cronyism. Rob Anders’ bid to be his party’s candidate for the riding of Calgary West for the fifth time hit a bump after his acclamation was overturned Fri., March 16. A Calgary judge determined that Anders’ acclamation wasn’t acceptable and the riding association wasn’t following the proper nomination… Continue reading Editorial: It’s time to oust Anders

New Gauntlet editors poised to take the reins

By Chris Beauchamp

In a stunning turn of events that bodes ill for all involved, the University of Calgary independent student newspaper elected to replace their two top editors with inexperienced candidates this week. Current photo editor Chris Tait will replace outgoing–and outstanding–editor-in-chief Chris Beauchamp at the helm of the U of C Gauntlet, while news assistant Katy… Continue reading New Gauntlet editors poised to take the reins

The Panel

Emily SengerNews Assistant, Supplement Editor As news assistant, Emily has covered more SU articles in her three years than she cares to remember. ├ćndrew Rininsland News Writer As a new volunteer this year, ├ćndrew provides a slightly less cynical, unbiased viewpoint. Dale MillerEditor-in-Chief Dale has been at the U of C for six years… that’s… Continue reading The Panel

SU Midterm Review: Intro

By Gauntlet

It’s not our intention to needlessly harm reputations, but it is our intention to report to the student body how the Students’ Union executive is working. We looked at four major areas: How the President and each Vice-President works with and utilizes their commission, how SU progress so far matches individual campaign pledges, ways each… Continue reading SU Midterm Review: Intro

The Panel

Chris BeauchampNews Assistant, Supplement EditorAs News Assistant, Chris has covered numerous student issues throughout the year.Ben HoffmanLayout and Opinions EditorAs last year’s News Assistant, Ben knows the workings of the SU inside and out. Dale MillerNews Editor Dale Miller has been to every SLC meeting this year–can anyone else say they’ve done that? Poor guy.Sean… Continue reading The Panel

Travel Supplement Introduction

By Lawrence Bailey

The contents of this supplement are a little immature, especially as far as travel goes, considering the bulk of the authors and photographers are new to the game. Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia… these are not the Himalayas, Burundi or even Russia. Most of your friendly neighbourhood student journalists are not that different than… Continue reading Travel Supplement Introduction