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News  Article  Description  Writer
Pay cuts to Dana Rumors that some Dana staff have left because of pay cuts to their salaries  Needed
Board Submits, Then Abruptly Cancels, Subdivision Proposal In early July, a Quest student posted on the student Facebook page notifying the student body of a proposal, filed by Quest, to subdivide (and presumably sell) parts of its land in the area behind Coast Mountain Academy. There was no explanation given as to why. After several students submitted requests for a public hearing on the subdivision, the proposal was suddenly cancelled. Why was this proposal made, who made it, what is its purpose, and why is everything being kept so under wraps?
Needed
Competition for Athletic Spaces on Campus Quest has been renting out so much of its athletic spaces to outside parties that student groups (like intramural teams) are left with very few, often inconvenient, times to use these spaces. Why is this happening, who is it affecting, and what can students do to change it?  Needed
Board Submits, Then Abruptly Cancels, Subdivision Proposal In late July, a Quest student posted on the student Facebook page notifying the student body of a proposal, filed by Quest, to subdivide (and presumably sell) parts of its land in the area behind Coast Mountain Academy. There was no explanation given as to why. After several students submitted requests for a public hearing on the subdivision, the proposal was suddenly cancelled. Why was this proposal made, who made it, what is its purpose, and why is everything being kept so under wraps? Ian Greer
Student representation on board
Maeve
 Features
Leslie de Bie Exit interview Needed
Adrienne Exit interview Kynyn
Tim Schoahs Exit interview Needed
Peak Profit For the past couple of years, Quest has marketed its housing to new students with a very strong (read: exclusive) bias towards living in the Peaks. Some first-year students mentioned that on their tours of Quest, the Peaks were the only rooms they were shown. This year, despite the school’s residences being under capacity, the Peaks are completely full of students, while the Villages (which are traditionally always full) have entire floors that are almost completely empty. It’s interesting to note here that Quest *owns* the Peaks, meaning they profit from housing credits sold there, while they *lease* the Villages, which they can therefore not profit from. Is profit the main driver behind this marketing strategy, then, or is there something else at play? Needed
Sports & Wellness
Caf Creations Tala Schlossberg
Climbing Team  We have a new climbing team — what’s up w that??  Needed
Dietician?  We have a new dietician — what’s up w that??  Parker Carruthers
Adventure Club Interview with Sami Bierman, who is heading AC this year Parker Carruthers
Live tweeting ?????
 Arts & Culture
Tutor interviews “imagine you woke up one day with no possessions except $20, a kite and a harmonica. what would you do?” tutor interviews asking non-traditional questions Tala Schlossberg
 Opinion
Environmental Responsibility  “you have to recycle, take shorter showers, etc.” language is a neoliberal cooption of environmental rhetoric, focuses on personal responsibility instead of systems of production. What purpose does this language serve and how might we change it? (potentially interview Sam Leigh) Lucio
 Satire
Pool Hall
#myfallquest
Dolly Parton’s 9-5 An anti-capitalist commentary
 Creative
 Short Story: Junkies, Cultists and Carolers  Part 3!  Nathaniel Hanson
 Anything else!  Come write/draw/film a creative piece for the Mark!

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