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AUPE Local 52 logo makeover

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees Local 52 is calling on students and union members with a flair for the artistic to design a new union logo. In true union fashion, members will vote on the submitted logos, and the winning designer will receive $500 for their efforts.

Submissions should be easy to reproduce and should reflect AUPE Local 52 members and the University of Calgary.

Logos must be at least four inches by six inches and can be submitted to Don Sucha by Apr. 30. Contact dsucha@ucalgary.ca for more information.

UBike, I bike, we all bike

The campus UBike program will see 50 new bikes added to their fleet this spring.

The UBike program was launched last fall and provides red and yellow bikes for students to get around campus. The bikes are then left in the first available bike rack for the next student to use.

The new bikes are expected to hit the pavement when the snow thaws--leaving students with one less excuse for being late.

Tell the SU how to spend our money

The Students' Union wants student suggestions about how they should spend the $2 million of quality money given to them by administration last December.

UBike, I bike, we all bike.

The campus UBike program will see 50 new bikes added to their fleet this spring

The UBike program was launched last fall and provides red and yellow bikes for students to get around campus. The bikes are then left in the first available bike rack for the next student to use.

The new bikes are expected to hit the pavement when the snow thaws--leaving students with one less excuse for being late.

Tell the SU how to spend our money

The Students' Union wants student suggestions about how they should spend the $2 million of quality money given to them by administration last December.

Students with an idea for how to spend the cash can go to www.su.ucalgary.ca and download a project proposal form to provide input. Or, they can pick them up in the SU office.

All Suggestions must be in by next week before the SU Quality Comittee meeting will choose--or ignore--student suggestions.

Tell your professors what you really think

As classes draw to a close, it's the Universal Student Ratings of Instruction time of year again, when students are asked to rate their professors' performances.

The fall semester was the first time USRI ratings went online, and the move resulted in a dismal response rate of less than 35 per cent. The Students' Union and administration are re-evaluating the new online system, but for now it will remain in place.

Students who want to rate their professors' performance can access the USRIs at www.my.ucalgary.ca

Or, if you really hate the new on-line system don't fill it out and maybe they'll go back to the old-school paper and pencil method.

Tell your professors you really like them

Every student has at least one professor whose passion for teaching makes going to class more enjoyable than a Thursday night at the Den.

To recognize those special profs, Students' Union Teaching Excellence Awards applications are now available on the SU website at www.su.ucalgary.ca.

Since 1984, outstanding professors have been honoured by the Teaching Excellence Awards, which are presented at a ceremony in April. Any professor can be nominated for their outstanding performance. The application deadline is Fri., Mar. 24.

Prolonging the Danish cartoons debate

The Amnesty International Club wants to debate human rights issues next week including a series of Danish cartoons which incited riots in February.

The cartoons--one of which depicted the Prophet Muhammad with a bomb in his turban--were first printed in the Danish Jyllands-Posten and prompted mass protest and violence in some Muslim communities after their publication.

The debate takes place Wed., Mar. 29 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in MacEwan Student Centre Cassio A, and all members of the campus community are invited to attend.

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