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December 06, 2007
  SU View: Tuition talk with the Board of GovernorsPDF files may take a moment to load

As finals approach, I thought it would be only appropriate to provide a "Study Fact Sheet" about our strategy on Tuition Consultation.

The Students' Union at the University of Calgary opposes any increase in tuition. It is the responsibility of our government to support our province's learners and supporting our post-secondary education system is an investment that must be made now.

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November 29, 2007
  SU View: Start the season right with Nog Fest!PDF files may take a moment to load

'Twas the week before Nog Fest and all through the U, kids dreamt of parties that they would go to.

Exams are close but do not fret er', just party out in your ugly sweaters!

December 7 at the Den, it's Nog Fest two thousand and seven.

Ugly sweaters is the theme, the holiday party of your dreams.

If you don't have a sweater, get one at the door-for just $8, it beats the stores.

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November 22, 2007
  SU View: It's that time of year...PDF files may take a moment to load

The end of the term is looming, stress is mounting, and deadlines are quickly approaching.

At this time of year, university students understandably experience high levels stress and anxiety. Thankfully, the Students' Union understands how you feel, and wishes to provide you with a brief respite from the your hectic life!

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November 01, 2007
  SU View: ArtsFest 2007: something for everyonePDF files may take a moment to load

Arts Fest 2007 happens next week, from Mon., Nov. 5 to Thu., Nov. 8 with events all over Mac Hall.

This year's event has a "fringe fest" feel with multiple artists and arts mediums taking place in a variety of venues.

The big kickoff happens with an opening gala on Mon. evening, 6 p.m. at That Empty Space. The room will be turned into a funky art gallery with DJs spinning cool vibes along with free appetizers and cool art by U of C artists.

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October 18, 2007
  SU View: Those Dreaded Midterms!PDF files may take a moment to load

It's midterm time! How did they come so quickly? Golly, it seems like yesterday we just saw Sam Roberts. Now it is time to cram down and freak out.

Wait--there are many resources available at the university and the Students' Union to help you through this tunnelish time period and get you out into the light.

First of all the SU has tutors. If you need one or have a B average or higher and might like to earn some extra cash, contact the SU office at 220-2551.

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October 11, 2007
  SU View: How would you spend $1.4 million?PDF files may take a moment to load

When I started university four years ago, I was bright-eyed and ready to conquer anything that crossed my path. I had an older sister and two older brothers who had gone to U of C, I had stayed in rez before, and I had even travelled 3 hours to see Bad Religion play in Mac Hall.

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October 04, 2007
  SU View: Alcohol Awareness WeekPDF files may take a moment to load

The Students' Union Alcohol Awareness Week is coming next week, with events on Tue., Oct. 9 and Wed., Oct. 10.  

Past Alcohol Awareness Weeks have been focused on presenting the message that all alcohol is evil and must be avoided at all costs. Taking the approach that alcohol is a dangerous drug that leads only to bad situations has made Alcohol Awareness events very negative and not engaging for students.

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September 27, 2007
  SU View: Upcoming SU By-ElectionsPDF files may take a moment to load

The leaves changing from a fresh, bright green to a crunchier yellow represents different things to different people. As the Students' Union's Chief Retuning Officer, the change of seasons serves as a reminder of the upcoming by-election to fill vacant student government position throughout the Students' Union.

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March 08, 2007
  SU View: Get set for Enviropolooza taking place March 12-16!PDF files may take a moment to load

There's a growing trend in Canada--environmental awareness.

It wasn't too long ago that environmental issues were seen as the responsibility of one or two "eco-friendly" clubs or advocacy organizations.

But as the song goes--the times, they are changing.

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