The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.

Sheaf list: Top five little-known facts about the U of S

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  1. The Murray Library, originally named after Walter Charles Murray, was renamed after actor Chad Michael Murray following a regrettable 2005 student referendum.

  2. The Engineering Building is known to be a hotbed for paranormal phenomena. Take one walk through the building and it’s not uncommon to see grim spectres of death eerily gliding through its halls.

  3. Until 1956, students in all colleges were given only 60 minutes to write their final exams. They also had to write their term papers by hand — what losers!

  4. The Sheaf has published nearly 3,100 issues since 1912 and of those 3,100, close to two were completely devoid of spelling errors.

  5. Extensive research has found that there is actually no hierarchy between the different colleges on campus, as employment prospects for graduates of all programs have been found to be uniformly dismal.


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