If you check the weather channel you will discover that hell has not, in fact, frozen over. But lo and behold on Wed., Jan. 23, MacEwan Hall opened. It is a saga that has seen six Students' Union executives, three university Presidents, and more frustrated Gauntlet writers than you can fit into the Den. What started off as a twinkle in the eye of the SU was subsequently passed by students in a referendum in 1995. What developed from that was a design that did not fully meet the SU's needs.