Posts by Editorials

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 …

Correction

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

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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 …

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, …

UNB faculty’s demand unreasonable

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • January 24, 2014

UNB faculty members are requesting upwards of a 20 per cent pay hike. (Photo by Karsten Saunders via The Brunswickan)

Dalhousie students are not immune to faculty strikes. Four of them since 1988 is a testament to this, including the surprise last day deal …

Why we’re reporting on offensive graffiti

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • November 22, 2013

Why we’re reporting on offensive graffiti

Dalhousie president Richard Florizone likely didn’t have a clue the Gazette was taking an extensive look at the offensive graffiti cluttering the Killam Library when …

In defence of costly induction ceremonies

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • October 18, 2013

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Let’s be frank: inviting a who’s who of post-secondary royalty to the welcoming party for new Dalhousie president Richard Florizone didn’t come cheap.
Eight university …

Should our SUB be a living room?

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • October 11, 2013

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Unbeknownst to most until this month, the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) has been quietly planning one of this university’s most dramatic facility renovations in …

A family of our own

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • October 4, 2013

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Why did you come to Dalhousie?
Homecoming weekend asks us that very question. We each have our reasons, be it the call of the ocean, …