Arts & Culture

Why go outdoors this summer?

April 14, 2015

As many know, the end of the semester swiftly approaches, which means a stressful time as one deals with finals and term papers. But this period is also one which the latest Spring Animes are beginning. Here are a few… Continue Reading

Cryptic Predictions

Summer fun for everyone

April 14, 2015

Aries (Mar 21- Apr 19) The gas giant Jupiter is notable for its “great red spot” – a superhurricane the diameter of the Earth. You too, have been seen to be harboring a “great red spot.” An unrelenting storm; a… Continue Reading

The 2015 Halifax Summer To-Do List

Looks like you better cancel your flight home

April 14, 2015

With so much of Dalhousie’s student body hailing from outside the city, summers in Halifax can feel like a well-kept secret. Those who stay in the city can attest to the beautiful weather and the multitude of things to do… Continue Reading

With the Lights On: The Female Orgasm and You

March 21, 2015

This week I was browsing Yik Yak (that weird anonymous Twitter app) when I read the following post: “I’m a 23 year old woman and I can’t have an orgasm. Am I weird?” Not such an appalling thing to read… Continue Reading

Cryptic predictions

Certain doom, now with 50% more gloom!

March 21, 2015

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) With five minutes to detonation, you have to ask yourself if the world is really worth saving. Look into the face of that smiling baby and tell me you don’t see a vision of certain doom…. Continue Reading

There and Back Again, an Arts Section’s Tale

A Recap of the Gazette’s Festival Coverage This Year

March 21, 2015

Through snow, slush and sleep deprivation, the Gazette’s Arts team has worked hard to get into all of Halifax’s biggest festivals to keep you in tune. As we wrap up our publishing year, let’s shed all notions of journalistic modesty and… Continue Reading

Halifax, Meet Your Burger Ambassador

Josh Rankin is a AAA-Grade Burger Lover

March 16, 2015

The Holy Week of the Halifax calendar is nigh. The signs are obvious – meaty aromas wafting down Barrington; impossible queues forming around every restaurant; cases of extreme unstoppable salivation. It’s time for Burger Week. This year, The Coast has… Continue Reading

With the lights on

An introductory guide to making the dirty a little cleaner

March 16, 2015

Usually when we talk about safer sex, we’re talking about protections from STIs and pregnancy. Safer sex doesn’t necessarily mean that there’s no risk, it just means we’re limiting the risk and protecting our partners and ourselves. STIs can be… Continue Reading

A Fashionable Way to Spend the Evening

The NSCAD Wearable Art Show could be described in one word as “fantastical”

March 16, 2015

NSCAD’s Wearable Art Show celebrated its 25th anniversary and took place in the Pacifico Night Club on March 5th. As a fundraiser for the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia, this student-run event featured 16 different performances, three sculptures and one… Continue Reading

Who’s Who at CKDU? Trevor Murphy Sets Halifax Ablaze, Weekly

March 01, 2015

Gazette: Who are you? How old are you? Where are you from? Trevor Muphy: My name is Trevor Murphy, I’m 30 years old (feels weird to say that) and I grew up in a small village outside of Yarmouth, Nova… Continue Reading

The Itty Gritty Bloody Bits

Anatomica at the Dalhousie Art Gallery questions what we know about medicine and ourselves

March 01, 2015

Tucked away in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, down the long spiral staircase, is the Dalhousie Art Gallery, which is currently hosting a very unique exhibit, Anatomica. There isn’t much chance you’ve heard about this exhibit. And chances are, unless you… Continue Reading

Not As Permanent As You Thought

March 01, 2015

Pros and Cons of Easily Accessible Tattoo Removal Dalhousie is all over the news again, this time in a happier context. Pathology PhD student Alex Falkenham has managed to develop a new method of tattoo removal – a cream that… Continue Reading

Brains Battle at Second Annual Brain War

March 01, 2015

Brains Battle at Second Annual Brain War The second annual Brain War Competition, a fundraiser at the Discovery Centre on Barrington St, began at 9:30am. 40 teams of four brain warriors waited in the McNally Theater at St. Mary’s University… Continue Reading