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January 28, 2010
  English club returns to campusPDF files may take a moment to load

The English Literature Students' Society is coming to life again after being disbanded by the Students' Union last year for not submitting an annual report.

"There's a pretty atrocious track record for humanities clubs, unfortunately," says Britney Luimes, Students' Union Humanities representative. "One of my goals that I set for myself this year was to try to revitalize and help clubs in the humanities sustain themselves."

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January 22, 2004
  Backup plan for RamadanPDF files may take a moment to load

A contingency plan is now in place to accommodate Muslim students for 2004's Ramadan if the multi-faith prayer space is not open in time.

According to Students' Union Vice-President Operations and Finance Gavin Preston, the Shirley Anastasia Robertson Lounge will be available, perhaps at a reduced price.

"If a certain event is applied to [be waived] by five clubs, and it's a month-long event, we might say we'll waive it," said Preston at the Tue., Jan. 20 Student Legislative Council meeting.

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February 13, 2003
  No longer boardPDF files may take a moment to load

Next time you're in the mountains or at C.O.P. and you see snowboarders going huge, take a closer look, you might be taking a class with them.

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February 06, 2003
  Model UN's growing painsPDF files may take a moment to load

Another Model UN conference, another U of C win. Seems logical, but this time we lost.

Traveling to Montreal last weekend, the University of Calgary Model UN lost the conference, but not their good reputation.

"There are two categories in the Model UN conference: big delegations, and small delegations," said Patrick Boyle, Model UN President after losing to Florida State. "This is the first time in six years that we've been big enough to be considered a large delegation."

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November 21, 2002
  SU says no to campus clubPDF files may take a moment to load

Students interested in joining the Christian Advance Club at the University of Calgary will have to look elsewhere for membership after the prospective group was denied official club status earlier this year. The proposed Christian Advance, comprised of members of the International Churches of Christ, was rejected by the Students' Union Clubs Committee because of the church's history on university campuses throughout North America and Europe.

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October 31, 2002
  Model UN team victoriousPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary Model United Nations Team soundly trounced Ivy League schools at the National Collegiate Security Conference in Washington D.C. last week, taking home top accolades as a delegation as well as individual awards for performances in different committees.

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September 26, 2002
  I wanted be a somebodyPDF files may take a moment to load

Calgary's reputation as the athletes' Mecca dates back to the 1988 Olympics. The legacy of facilities and programs is irresistible for any sport aficionado so the vast array of sports clubs on campus shouldn't be surprising. They range from the recreational to the competitive with nearly every variation in between and offer something for everyone.

The Students' Union Sports and Leisure Clubs

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September 12, 2002
  Clubs Week PDF files may take a moment to load

Instead of milling around the campus in solitude next week, check out Clubs Week from Sept. 16–20. This year's Clubs Week includes new activities to end extracurricular apathy and to bolster the faltering roster of student clubs.

"In previous years, we would only have tables set up in MacEwan Student Centre and the Science Theatres," said Students' Union Clubs Committee Chair Edward Tse. "This year, in addition to that, we wanted to have a stage where clubs can do performances."

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