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Dal must stop unsustainable expansion

Should these signs stop popping up? (photo by Bryn Karcha)

By Ben Wedge, Contributor • 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

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

By Ben Wedge, Contributor • February 22, 2013

Dal should adopt fall break

Halifax housing crunch

This could be the future of housing in Halifax. (Alice Hebb photo)

By Ben Wedge, Contributor • February 15, 2013

How can we ensure affordable living?

Craft beer revolution

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By Ben Wedge, Contributor • February 1, 2013

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

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

By Ben Wedge, Contributor • November 9, 2012

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

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By Ben Wedge, Contributor • 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

Although the Halifax terminal isn't always busy, bus service is vital for many Nova Scotians. (Photo by Chris Parent)

By Ben Wedge, Contributor • September 7, 2012

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

Carleton/Alberta final: Carleton fans storm the floor after their side wins the championship.

By Ben Wedge, Contributor • 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

Projects like Skye Halifax could impose on views of the harbour. Photo by Calum Agnew

By Ben Wedge, Contributor • March 16, 2012

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

Carleton's fans storm the floor after their side wins the championship. Photo by Shauna Brown

By Ben Wedge, Contributor • March 14, 2012

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 …