Posts by Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus

Dalhousie graduating 3,559 students

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • May 21, 2014

Dalhousie Agricultural Campus procession

Dalhousie University is sending off more than 3,500 students this month in a flurry of 16 convocation ceremonies featuring thousands of guests, handshakes and …

Non-student will have deciding vote in Dalhousie Student Union council

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • May 9, 2014

DSU logo

A non-student will have the tie-breaking vote at Dalhousie Student Union council this year after a controversial decision to grant honorary union membership to …

Sagar Jha resigns because he does not agree with DSU’s direction

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • April 10, 2014

Sagar Jha resigns because he does not agree with DSU’s direction

The Dalhousie Student Union’s now former president Sagar Jha clarified why he decided to resign in an open letter emailed to all DSU councillors …

DSU president Sagar Jha resigns; union leaves CASA again

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • April 10, 2014

DSU president Sagar Jha resigns; union leaves CASA again

Highlights from the Apr. 9 DSU council meeting:
Sagar Jha resigns 

Dalhousie Student Union president Sagar Jha has stepped down.
Jha told a surprised council last night …

South House to collect levy for one year pending ratification

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • April 1, 2014

South House to collect levy for one year pending ratification

South House is expected to receive the levy increase they campaigned for in the recent Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) election despite their factually incorrect …

South House’s levy increase in jeopardy

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • March 30, 2014

South House will collect additional funds in 2014-15, but will need campaign again next year. (Photo by Ian Froese)

Dalhousie’s sexual and gender resource centre may have lost out on nearly $50,000 of additional funds after the university rejected the society’s levy question.
Dalhousie …

Editorial: Today’s Dalhousie student

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • March 28, 2014

Today's Dalhousie students are speaking out with a resolve unlike we've seen in some time. (Photo by Chris Parent)

The question was innocent enough: what was the mood on-campus this fall?
As editor-in-chief of the Dalhousie Gazette, I have the privilege of speaking with …

The Gazette apologizes for plagiarism

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • March 14, 2014

The Gazette apologizes for plagiarism

Last week, the Dalhousie Gazette was alerted to an act of plagiarism in an illustration which was run in our Feb. 28 issue.
Upon investigation, …

Candidate profile: Didier Okende

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • March 11, 2014

VP student life candidate Didier Okende. (Photo by Bryn Karcha, DSU)

Name: Didier Okende
Age: 37
Position: VP student life
 
Dalhousie Gazette: Why are you running for student life?
DO: I’m running for student life because I would like …

Candidate profile: Aaron Beale

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • March 11, 2014

Senate candidate Aaron Beale. (Photo by Bryn Karcha, DSU)

Name: Aaron Beale
Age: 25
Hometown: Halifax
Program: Sociology and International Development, 6th year
Position: Senate
Relevant political experience: DSU VP academic and external. Student organizer on campus about food …