It seems that every SU election season sees at least a couple of positions won by acclamation. While choosing to run for student office is demanding and definitely taking a step outside of your comfort zone, I can only imagine … Read the rest
When Aly Samji started telling us about his platform, we were blown away. Our panel could have listened to him speak all day. His calm and rational demeanor gave way to a passion for advocacy and the student … Read the rest
By Ashar Memon, February 1 2018 —
The University of Calgary Students’ Union is considering introducing a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ ballot for candidates running unopposed in SU elections, according to SU president Sagar Grewal.
The change won’t be implemented in … Read the rest
By Matty Hume, December 6 2018 —
Amendments to the Students’ Union’s Elections Policy, winter semester committee appointments and an hour-long in-camera session made for a busy evening for Students’ Legislative Council on Dec. 4.
After a motion passed to … Read the rest
By Ashar Memon, March 2 2018 —
The three candidates vying to be the next Board of Governors student representative in the 2018 Students’ Union election faced off at a forum held in MacHall on March 1.
Chinmoy Ayachit, Frank … Read the rest
By Tina Shaygan, March 28 2017 —
Canadian universities are implementing programs and making progress on raising awareness about intimate partner violence. But there is still a lack of support and information on how to help those who leave abusive … Read the rest
Re: 2017 Students’ Union Election Supplement
I’d like to preface this by saying that I’m all for democracy. It’s the smartest stupid idea we as a human race have ever come up with (and will remain such until we decide … Read the rest
The upcoming Students’ Union general election at the University of Calgary is about more than just hallways plastered with posters and grown men running around in Minions costumes. The election will present the opportunity for student politicians to bring up … Read the rest
By Tina Shaygan, November 21 2016 —
On Nov. 15, the Students’ Union Policy Development and Review Committee (PDRC) proposed to Students’ Legislative Council a policy that would, among other things, change the SU’s elected official (EO) reportings at SLC … Read the rest
By Saima Asad, October 4 2016 —
(With files from Scott Strasser)
Three empty seats now occupy Students’ Legislative Council after senate representative Kyle Schole was disqualified from his position.
Schole was disqualified for no longer being enrolled as a … Read the rest