Posts by Editorials

Silenced students and rewritten narratives mean we should all speak out about Dal’s dentistry scandal

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • January 27, 2015


Contradictions raise important questions about students’ rights
Regardless of your gender, interest in social media or stance on the limits of free speech, there is …

A question for the DSU executives

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • January 19, 2015

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On Wednesday the Dalhousie Student Union made some huge decisions without advertising in advance they were making them. They’re now going to ask the …

Dalhousie’s contradictions prevent any accurate understanding of dentistry scandal

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • December 28, 2014


Why it’s impossible to understand what happened until we’re given real answers
Over the past week, hundreds of Dalhousie students endured questions from family and …

Questions in dentistry scandal go unanswered amid extensive media coverage

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • December 21, 2014

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Contradictions and inaccuracy surround communication around misogynist Gentlemen group
In the final days of 2014, Dalhousie University is being searched for on Google more now …

In search of lost minutes

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • November 14, 2014

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Do you want to know what your union is up to?

If the leaders of the Dalhousie Student Union are staying true to the union’s …

A personal reflection upon the Ottawa shooting

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • October 30, 2014


It was while sitting in the basement of a Halifax library that my phone started to buzz. Within minutes, the screen was filled with …

Issues of authority

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • October 3, 2014

Writing in the early 1980s, author and media theorist Neil Postman started his book The Disappearance of Childhood saying, “Children are the living messages …


By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • September 4, 2014

During the Dalhousie Gazette’s live-tweeting of the Dalhousie Student Union council meeting of August 6, 2014, our @dalgazette Twitter page published tweets containing inaccurate …

Welcome to your endless orientation

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • August 31, 2014


If you’ve enrolled at Dalhousie following the summer after your final year of high school, your parents and elementary school teachers could never have …

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 …