The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world’s most complex geopolitical conflicts. One would imagine that a multifaceted conflict such as this would deserve thoughtful discourse.
However, complexity and nuance does not fit into the tidy narrative of “oppressor versus … Read the rest
The university is looking to sell the University of Calgary bookstore to Follett, an American corporation worth $2.7 billion. Bringing in a private corporation to sell textbooks to students would be kneecapping the student body at its most vulnerable during … Read the rest
What’s going on at the U of C bookstore? Worker statement in response to the VP Finance and Services
By now, we’ve all heard it — the University of Calgary is planning on privatizing its bookstore. After a storm of criticism since the news broke, U of C Vice-President Finance and Services Linda Dalgetty released a statement regarding the … Read the rest
As your Students’ Union VP Academic, I have been representing students on the University of Calgary’s Universal Student Ratings of Instruction (USRI) Working Group. At each meeting, I have advocated for you and stressed to other members that students need … Read the rest
In an Op-Ed on asynchronous lectures published in the Gauntlet, the article argues that asynchronous lectures are ineffective for a variety of reasons which are identified based on interviews with different students. The title for the article, however, unapologetically insinuates … Read the rest
There are crises on this campus that the University of Calgary’s negligence has exacerbated, yet everyday students have no oversight of administration and are prevented at every turn from asking questions of the highest governing body of the university.
The … Read the rest
By Kristy Koehler, September 30 2019—
(With files from Frankie Hart)
Three University of Calgary professors spearheaded an initiative to spark conversation about climate change.
Ann-Lise Norman (Department of Physics and Astronomy), Melanie Kloetzel (School of Creative and Performing Arts) … Read the rest
RE: “Presence of armed police officers on campus sparks worry and confusion”
I feel the way the university has handled the situation regarding the replica gun to be unacceptable.
First of all, the method the university used to communicate the … Read the rest
March 21 2019 —
RE: “What you say online rightfully has consequences”
While I appreciate the viewpoint the author presented in her Feb. 28 article regarding the consequences of one’s online behaviour, I believe she has failed to properly explore a vital part … Read the rest