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April 01, 2010
  GSA president resigns from officePDF files may take a moment to load

On March 24, shortly after passing a referendum to leave the Canadian Federation of Students federal lobby group, Graduate Students' Association president Veronique Dorais-Ram submitted her resignation to the General Representative Council.

GSA vice-president academic Dan Bidulock will serve as interim president until May 1, when the incoming president, James Lange, takes office.

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March 25, 2010
  Graduate students vote to leave CFSPDF files may take a moment to load

Graduate students voted this week in a referendum on the future of the Graduate Students' Association's membership in the Canadian Federation of Students.

"We have been meeting with grad students and putting up posters around campus as part of our referendum campaign," said GSA president Veronique Dorais. "We are following the bylaws of the CFS, and have even invited them to participate."

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April 02, 2009
  Grad students lose vote to bylawsPDF files may take a moment to load

After graduate students went to the polls earlier this month to vote on next years' executive, previously forgotten or ignored bylaws came into action to question the future of two positions.

Paula MacDonald, an MBA and social work graduate student, came first in the race of three people for vice-president academic with 38 per cent of the vote, but due to a Graduate Student Association bylaw that states candidates need over 50 per cent support, her race has been voided.

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January 15, 2009
  Grad students running out of spacePDF files may take a moment to load

When one thinks of crowded work environments, space ships, submarines and the floor of the New York Stock Exchange come to mind. One space that people would not think of is the office of the University of Calgary Graduate Students' Association.

At the Board of Governor's meeting Dec. 5, the GSA requested additional office space. This came in light of the cramped quarters that currently comprise the GSA's offices.

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September 11, 2008
  Grad students not being heardPDF files may take a moment to load

Graduate Students' Association leaders are feeling unrepresented by Canada's largest student federal lobby group.

The GSA hopes to get enough students to sign a petition to end their membership in the Canadian Federation of Students. GSA President Rithesh Ram said there were many reasons for the petition, the main one being a lack of focus on issues the GSA finds important.

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