Student journalists interested in Calgary Herald strike
by Erin J. Hidlebaugh
With The Calgary Herald strike on the minds of many of the general public, the School of Journalism held a forum last Thursday to inform those with concerns.
The forum opened with Director Roy Bonisteel giving a welcome and explanation to all those in attendance. Bonisteel pointed out that organizers contacted management from the Herald to participate in discussions and to have their side presented, but managemnet decided against.
A referendum to settle
health & dental question
by Hannah Scissons
Students might be facing a referendum on whether to adopt a health and dental plan this semester.
Kate Bissell, University of Regina Studentsı Union (URSU) Vice-president Student Affairs, has been working on a plan for the past few months, and is hoping to bring it before the students before the end of March.
In the current proposal, students would receive eighty per cent coverage on basic and accidental dental services, as well as on prescription drugs, including oral contraceptives. The premiums would be about $125 per year.
Marks late on WISURD
by Deanna Hallick
Students of University of Regina are back from the Christmas break and starting midterms.
Many students were frustrated shortly after the break when their marks were still not available from the previous semester.
Some students' marks were not yet entered when the students went to the universityıs website and logged onto the WISURD, an application that allows U of R students to inquire into the Universityıs computer systems in regards to accounts and grades.
Summer is closer than you think
by Derek Donais
Unless you're independently wealthy and school is just a hobby, you'll probably be wondering what to do for a job this summer. But, with midterms on your mind and the temperature hovering way below zero, isnıt it too early to worry about that?
Not according to Linda O'Halloran, manager of the University's Student Employment Services. She says that opportunities are lost because students wait to begin looking and job postings may close without any applications. Her advice? "Start early. Employment services for students run from September to April."