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Letter: Statement on the misogynistic events at the Dalhousie School of Dentistry

By Community Members • December 17, 2014

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We, the Board and Staff of the South House Sexual and Gender Resource Centre, would like to express our outrage and disgust over the …

Dal should consider divestment vote’s impact on alumni

By Matt Worona, Letter Writer • November 28, 2014

As a Dalhousie alumni, I am very proud of my school. I feel like the atmosphere and culture allows students to cut their teeth …

Letter to the Editor

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

Dear Editor:
Gazette opinion writer Shannon Slade clearly took a tongue-in-cheek approach in her Nov. 7 piece when she disparaged Dalhousie’s “vapid, sidewalk-hogging monsters” for …

Another fall, another round of meeting the neighbours

By Peggy Walt, Letter Writer • September 19, 2014

Another fall, another round of meeting the neighbours

It’s another fall, and that means a new group of students living off campus in our neighbourhood, the streets bounding Dalhousie University, where many …

A September 2, 2014 lesson on why one does not leave sensitive material lying about in the recycle box of a public xerox machine

By Alan Ruffman, Letter Writer • September 19, 2014

A September 2, 2014 lesson on why one does not leave sensitive material lying about in the recycle box of a public xerox machine

Dear Ms./Sir,
I was collecting some copies on September 2, 2014 in the South Commons when my eyes caught a handwritten note staring up at …

Letter to the Editor: Dal’s old buildings in need of updates

By Casson Foster, Letter writer • April 2, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Dal’s old buildings in need of updates

Dear Editor,
I’m writing this letter concerning the sustainability of Dalhousie’s campus and what it means to the future of the university. The 2010 Green …

Letter to the Editor: To all those still using disposable water bottles, please stop

By Bridget Graham, Letter writer • April 2, 2014

Letter to the Editor: To all those still using disposable water bottles, please stop

Dear Editor,
It still baffles me that people, especially students, feel the need to purchase disposable water bottles. Although this has been an issue for …

Letter to the editor: Jha’s disrespect of DSU constitution discouraging

By Rinzin Ngodup, Master's student in economics • March 10, 2014

DSU president Sagar Jha. (Photo by Ian Froese)

 
Dear Editor,
Why would DSU president Sagar Jha withdraw from his class? Wasn’t he aware of the DSU’s constitution? And why did the university take …

Letter to the editor: Transparency lacking in DSU

By William Coney, Staff Contributor • March 7, 2014

Letter to the editor: Transparency lacking in DSU

Dear Editor,
The recent debates regarding appropriate student advocacy for the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU)—and the DSU’s now former association with the Canadian Alliance of …

Letter to the editor: Positive changes

By Rebecca Eldridge, Opinions contributor • March 6, 2014

Letter to the editor: Positive changes

Dear Editor,
The results of Wednesday’s council vote have allowed the DSU to finally break free from the roughly $136,000 shackles of two external advocacy …