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November 13, 2003
  What's Coming UpPDF files may take a moment to load

Curious about tuition this year?

On Mon., Nov. 17, the university, the Students' Union and the Graduate Students' Association will be presenting their perspectives on tuition. The event will be taking place from 11:30-1:30 p.m. in the North Courtyard of MacEwan Students' Centre. At the end of the presentations there will be a Q & A session.

Where's the tuition hut?

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October 30, 2003
  Used Bookstore ChangesPDF files may take a moment to load

After 19 years of paper and cash, the Used Bookstore has finally bought a computer.

To improve the service of the Used Bookstore, the Students' Legislative Council has approved two major developments. Within the next semester, the Used Bookstore will move onto the ground floor of MacEwan Student Centre along with the Copy Centre. The new retailer will be called Bound and Copied, and is one of the last phases of the ongoing redevelopment of the student centre.

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October 23, 2003
  A Thank-You From the Students' UnionPDF files may take a moment to load

To 99 per cent of students out there, thank-you. To those of you who visit our establishments to have a good time and socialize, to watch a band play, to have a drink or two and cut it up on the dance floor, to hang out with friends and kick back after a long day of classes, thank you.

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October 16, 2003
  What the hell, another election?PDF files may take a moment to load

In case you haven't noticed, there are about 18 different people running around campus putting up cheesy posters, talking about what's best for you, and telling you how great they are. Ah, democracy, can't get any better unless of course you've been acclaimed! But for those who have to endure the overrated democratic process, the fun has just begun.

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October 09, 2003
  It's all about the votePDF files may take a moment to load

Every year in October, the Students' Union opens its doors to the democratic process. The by-election is an annual occurrence, and is held to fill any positions left vacant after the General Election.

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September 18, 2003
  An SU BBQ for the clubsPDF files may take a moment to load

We have all had those days at work that cause us to smell for days, our eyes to water, a few burns on our hands, our clothes ruined, and smile that just will not go away. Well, perhaps not quite all of us. For a few of us elected types here in the Students' Union, we get two opportunities for this kind of experience. For one reason or another, many of us jump at the chance.

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April 10, 2003
  Bermuda Shorts Day is “The Pits”PDF files may take a moment to load

There comes a time where all U of C students come together to celebrate the challenge of their last eight months. Whether it was glorious or not, filled with too many blurry days spent at the Den or none at all, students have the opportunity to socialize with their peers in a relaxed, happy and entertaining environment.

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March 27, 2003
  The Kobyashi Maru:PDF files may take a moment to load

We should be proud.

Entering this year we were faced with the Kobyashi Maru, the unwinnable scenario. It was stated to us that differential tuition and maximum tuition hikes were a fait accompli, nothing we could do would stop it. We found ourselves at a crossroads. As students, did we accept the assumptions of the administration, put our tails between our legs and cower away? Or did we accept the test of character, stick by our principals and dig in for a long fight.

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March 20, 2003
  Protest tuition increases Friday 8 a.m.PDF files may take a moment to load

Seize your opportunity to make a difference. Every year people sit around and complain about rising tuition costs, poor quality of education and crowded classrooms. Every year people sit around and do nothing about these frustrations. Don't make this year the same as all those others. Today, Thursday March 20 at 3 pm students are coming together to protest tuition hikes. There will be yelling, chanting, and everything else that will make today the best day of your University life. The next day, however means the most.

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March 13, 2003
  Pitching a tent is fun!PDF files may take a moment to load

What does the su do for you?

In case you haven't been paying attention for the last few months, there's a very important tuition decision coming up. The University of Calgary's Board of Governors will decide how much tuition to charge students next year and this decision will affect you, and future generations of students at the U of C.

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