This is an important year for student government. Tuition increases, budget cuts, performance-based funding models and mental health are all at the forefront of student minds. The Gauntlet has worked hard to expand our election coverage this year. That means we’re trying … Read the rest
By Mitali Pradhan, September 23 2020—
University of Calgary students returning to campus for classes can expect several changes applied to MacHall food vendors. These changes incorporate protocols to keep students and workers in MacHall safe in light of COVIDovid-19. … Read the rest
By Kristy Koehler, September 18 2020—
Students with classes on campus this semester will find themselves with a new food choice in MacHall.
Freshco Poke is taking over the space that was formerly occupied by La Prep, next to the … Read the rest
By Nikayla Goddard, September 9 2020—
The Scholar Strike taking place on Sept. 9 and 10 is a Canadian movement encouraging universities to pause teaching and administrative duties to protest anti-Black, racist and colonial police brutality in the U.S., Canada and … Read the rest
By Nikayla Goddard, August 28 2020—
“I think it’s vitally important to understand students’ role in the Queer rights and liberation movement, to understand our role in pushing forward this societal progress […] It’s important to remember that while things seem … Read the rest
By Kristy Koehler, August 19 2020—
“What happened to not having barriers to education?” asked a Reddit user in a thread about the University of Calgary’s technology requirements for online coursework, posted on the r/UCalgary subreddit.
Kathleen Hughes, a professor in … Read the rest
By Kristy Koehler, July 28 2020—
On June 19, the University of Calgary Board of Governers voted to approve a new Sexual Violence Policy. It was not a unanimous vote.
Students’ Union president Frank Finley motioned for a delay of implementation … Read the rest
By Kristy Koehler, July 23 2020—
On July 13, University of Calgary Students’ Union president Frank Finley sent a letter to Minister of Advanced Education Demetrios Nicolaides, outlining a series of asks to help support students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Amid … Read the rest
By Nikayla Goddard, June 23 2020—
Petitions have been circulating recently calling for the University of Calgary to scale back tuition costs for Fall 2020 due to the move to online delivery. A similar approach has been taken by SAIT Students’ … Read the rest
By Nikayla Goddard, June 22 2020—
In light of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement sweeping the world, many communities, organizations and groups have begun showing their support by releasing statements condemning acts of racism. An open letter to the … Read the rest