author: kristian ferguson | news editor
garage sale minus garage / jeremy davis
Annual event sees student submissions
The University of Regina Students’ Union (URSU) is holding a garage-less garage sale. Starting April 11 and running until Apr 13, URSU is helping facilitate a sale of their old or unused items and, this year, are inviting students to sell off their old things too.
Thursday, April 11 marks the first day of the sale and it is running from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 12, the sale is on from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on April 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Carillon interviewed URSU President Shawn Wiskar to talk about the event and what students can expect.
“URSU commonly, at the end of the year, tries to get rid of some of our clutter. As we continually improve our offices and services, we gather excess that we want to get rid of.“.
“It will include a bunch of things from our office, from the Owl, as well as students who are selling some of their own things. Students that are moving home for the summer, leaving to their home country, or just need to downsize, will be provided with this opportunity to downsize.”
When asked about what URSU was bringing to the table, Wiskar hoped to let students know a little bit of what was on offer before the sale.
“I don’t have the official list yet but there will be Mac computers for sale as well as office furniture.”
“The Owl is selling some cooking equipment like smokers, knives, kitchen appliances and the like. I’m not exactly sure what the full scope is, but there will be a lot available. We will make the list available to students come the first day of the sale.”
Its new that students got the opportunity to participate in the sale this year, however.
“In previous years, if you were interested in selling something, we would fit you in, but now we are giving students the opportunity to sell their things officially. It’s something new we are trying, but I think students will find success,” said Wiskar.
Commenting as to what he thinks will sell quickly, Wiskar left a hint for those who have signed up for a table.
“Lots of students move into new buildings at the beginning of May, so there will be a need for furniture.”