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New Music: James Blake

By Thomas Johnson, February 1 2019 — Until James Blake’s self-titled debut album, it would have been easy to assume his definitive work would remain the triumvirate of EPs that ushered him into the 2010s. The 11 songs divided between The Bells Sketch, CMYK and Klavierwerke offered an introductory glimpse into Blake’s world, a nocturne that captured…

SLC approves SU Strategic Plan at March 12 meeting

By James Falls, March 15 2019 — At a March 12 meeting, the Students’ Legislative Council unanimously approved an updated Strategic Plan and a new open educational resources (OER) advocacy policy. Vice-president academic Jessica Revington addressed concerns surrounding the language used in the Strategic Plan. Social work representative Marissa Bennett had previously questioned the absence…

Candidates face off in bizarre SU vice-president external forum

By James Falls, March 1 2019 — Three candidates running for the vice-president external position in the 2019 Students’ Union general election answered questions on Feb. 27 in a MacHall forum that became increasingly more unconventional for an SU election forum as it proceeded. Austin Caron, Sadiya Nazir and Anayat Sidhu answered questions from current…

Discussions of agenda format marks Feb. 5 SLC

By James Falls, February 8 2019 — Amendments to the Operations and Finance Terms of Reference and feedback on changes made to the meeting agenda format made for a quick Students’ Legislative Council meeting on Feb. 5. The meeting began with executive reports, with Students’ Union vice-president academic Jessica Revington highlighting ongoing nominations for Teaching…

Proposed academic misconduct policy undergoes review

By James Falls, November 30 2018 — At the Oct. 23 meeting of the Students’ Union Student Legislative Council, a new academic misconduct policy proposal was discussed. However, it and was met with concern about the language used in the policy, as well as its scope. The University of Calgary vice-provost student experience Susan Barker…

Voting for the SU byelection open Oct. 10–12

By James Falls, October 9 2018 — Students can vote for the Student Union’s vice-president external executive position in this week’s byelection from Oct. 10–12. There are two candidates running for the position in the byelection: Laura Caraballo and Anayat Sidhu. The position became vacant in April when incoming VP external Puncham Judge resigned following…

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