Posts by Ben Wedge

Dal must stop unsustainable expansion

By Ben Wedge • October 25, 2013


Dear Dr. Florizone,
In my time at Dal, I’ve witnessed tremendous change on our campus. Since 2007, enrollment in many programs has doubled. Entire new …

A tale of two reading weeks

By Ben Wedge • February 22, 2013

“Dalhousie has the longest instructional period of any Canadian university.” (Juliano Franz photo)

Dal should adopt fall break

Halifax housing crunch

By Ben Wedge • February 15, 2013

Halifax housing crunch

How can we ensure affordable living?

Craft beer revolution

By Ben Wedge • February 1, 2013

Craft beer revolution

It’s a great time to be a craft beer drinker in Canada. Just this week, Halifax’s seventh microbrewery, Bridge Brewing, opened its doors. The …

Post-elections review

By Ben Wedge • November 9, 2012

What went right, what went horribly wrong, and what to look forward to in future elections. (Adele van Wyk photo)

It would be tough to find a Haligonian who didn’t have an issue with the state of our roads or our transit system, but …

Date me, I’m hot

By Ben Wedge • November 2, 2012


To anyone who has spent some one-on-one time with a nerd late at night, it’s fairly obvious: nerds make better romantic partners. Sceptics, stand …

Acadian Bus Lines to shut down

By Ben Wedge • September 7, 2012

Acadian Lines WMKD

Students from the Maritime provinces may face an unwelcome new challenge this fall: getting home. On Aug. 7, Acadian Bus Lines announced that it …

In video: Carleton wins CIS Finals

By Ben Wedge • March 16, 2012

Carleton fans storm the court as their men’s basketball Ravens win the 2012 CIS Final 8 title, their eighth championship in 10 years. The …

Don’t block my views

By Ben Wedge • March 16, 2012

Harbour – Calum Agnew

The cities of Cologne, Germany and Barcelona, Spain are two cosmopolitan cities with vibrant urban cores, beautiful architecture and strong industry. They are also …

Decade belongs to Carleton

By Ben Wedge • March 14, 2012

sports_graph – CIS

It’s been a decade to remember for the Carleton Ravens.
The top seed in the CIS Final 8 men’s basketball tournament demonstrated without a doubt …