2014-05-22

    
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EJ Liann • Emily Macphail • Jesse Cheung

May 22, 2014
  Business students form advocacy groupPDF files may take a moment to load

Students in the Haskayne School of Business (HSB) are now governed by a new students’ association.

The Commerce Undergraduate Society (CUS) now shares power with the Haskayne Students’ Association (HSA), which is responsible for representing the interests of business students.

Students’ Union business representative Jasmine Chitroda said that two years of planning went into forming the HSA.

May 22, 2014
  Students' Union won't push for fall reading weekPDF files may take a moment to load

Though a majority of students
who completed the Students’ Union survey favour establishing a fall reading week, the SU will not push for one. At least not this year.

The survey, conducted in the winter semester, shows students are indecisive about what days they would give up for a reading week in November.

May 21, 2014
  Students need to start asking the right questionsPDF files may take a moment to load

Market modifiers are a touchy topic on Alberta’s post-secondary campuses. If you’ve never heard of them, market modifiers are extra fees charged for degrees considered more valuable than others.For example, administration at the University of Calgary think a bachelor’s degree in commerce is worth more on the job market than, say, a bachelor of arts, so everyone in commerce pays an extra $232 per business course.

Ten per cent of the money collected from business students is earmarked for scholarships and bursaries.

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