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March 01, 2007
  SU View: Conflict Hits CampusPDF files may take a moment to load

No, the University of Calgary is not in danger of attack. Instead, in early March, the Students’ Union will host a variety of opportunities for students to learn more about international conflict, genocide, the difficulties of attaining peace and ways you can get involved to create positive change.

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February 15, 2007
  SU View: SU needs your inputPDF files may take a moment to load

For the past few years, the Students' Union has received a significant amount of money from the Board of Governors to fund projects and initiatives that increase the quality of the student experience here. This year, once again, the SU will receive approximately $1.4 million to improve campus life for students. Past uses of quality money include classroom size reduction, scholarships and bursaries, the social science corridor renovation along with other programs and initiatives.

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February 01, 2007
  SU View: SU General Election on its WayPDF files may take a moment to load

It is that time of year again. The Students' Union election is fast approaching and it is almost time to head to the polls to elect the student leaders for the 2007-2008 academic year.

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January 25, 2007
  SU View: 2006-2007 Students' Initiative CompetitionPDF files may take a moment to load

Do you have a great idea of how to improve the student experience at UofC? Is there a service you always wish the Students' Union or your faculty provided, and are you willing to write up a short proposal for the chance to win a semester of free tuition? The Students' Initiative is an SU run competition that asks UofC students to submit proposals on how to improve their university experience.

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November 09, 2006
  SU View: Get Involved with your education!PDF files may take a moment to load

In the past few years, there has been more of a push at the University of Calgary to get students involved with research. We are one of the biggest research universities in Canada, so it just makes sense to use that research experience to the benefit of undergraduate students.

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September 28, 2006
  SU View: Did you know that you have rights around here?PDF files may take a moment to load

It's the third week of classes and you've finally settled down for the year at U of C. With your schedule finalized, your fees paid and a yet another large stack of textbooks piled on your desk, you're ready to buckle down and learn something.

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September 14, 2006
  SU View: Communicating with Students!!PDF files may take a moment to load

As you have probably heard about a million times during your time at the U of C, the Students' Union is here to serve and represent your interests, and when it comes right down to it, if we don't know what you want, we can't effectively represent you. That's why this year the SU has completely reevaluated how we solicit feedback from the student body.

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March 16, 2006
  SU view: Support affordable post secondary educationPDF files may take a moment to load

"By the time post-secondary students head back in September 2006, Alberta will define a new tuition policy for the 21st century. It will be the most innovative, entrepreneurial, and affordable tuition policy in the country... We will do whatever it takes to make sure money isn't a barrier to attending Alberta's post-secondary institutions."

- Premier Ralph Klein, February 8, 2005

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February 09, 2006
  SU View: SLC, SAA and SALsPDF files may take a moment to load

All you students out there who aren't elected officials are known as 'students-at-large', a.k.a. SAL's.

All undergraduate students at the University of Calgary are automatically members of the Students' Union but few of you understand how the SU operates, or your power to influence it.

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January 26, 2006
  SU View: Amazing PSE OpportunityPDF files may take a moment to load

Public Interest Alberta is holding a conference on post-secondary education February 24th-26th in Edmonton. The conference will focus on the hottest issues currently facing post-secondary education in Alberta. Jeffery Simpson, the Globe and Mail's national affairs columnist, and Peter MacMenamin, the Deputy General Secretary of the Teacher's Union in Ireland, are both scheduled to be keynote speakers, and the other speakers and discussion leaders all have strong PSE backgrounds.

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