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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

University shouldn’t ignore sustainability of older buildings
Dear Editor,
I’m writing this letter concerning the sustainability of Dalhousie’s campus and what it means to the future …

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

A plea against using disposable water bottles
Dear Editor,
It still baffles me that people, especially students, feel the need to purchase disposable water bottles. Although …

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, Letter writer • 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

Decision to leave CASA and SNS creates opportunities
Dear Editor,
The results of Wednesday’s council vote have allowed the DSU to finally break free from the …

Letters to the Editor: Law school rep disillusioned with DSU after advocacy vote

By Anthony Rosborough, Letter writer • March 6, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Law school rep disillusioned with DSU after advocacy vote

Dear Editor,
I am the law student rep on DSU council, as well as the VP-external of the Law Student’s Society (LSS).
I’d like to start …

Letters to the Editor: Distinguishing antisemitism from legitimate criticism

By Mark David, Letter writer • February 3, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Distinguishing antisemitism from legitimate criticism

Dear editor:
Contrary to what’s implied in recent letters to the Gazette, Prime Minister Harper’s speech to Israel’s parliament distinguished between legitimate policy critics and …

Letters to the Editor: Partnership between Dal and Israeli university encouraging

By Tamar Ellis, Letter writer • January 30, 2014

Richard Florizone with Rivka Carmi, president of Ben-Gurion University. (Press photo via Dal)

Trip to Israel strengthens Dalhousie’s academic freedom
Dear editor,
As an Israeli citizen and a proud Dal student, I am very pleased to see the continued …

Letters to the Editor: Florizone’s tacit endorsement of Israel divisive

By Mary MacDonald, Letter writer • January 22, 2014

Screenshot of a tweet sent from Richard Florizone’s Twitter feed (@dalpres)

Dear editor:
By joining the Prime Minister’s delegation in Israel, Dalhousie University president Richard Florizone tacitly gives approval, on behalf of the university, of the …

Letters to the Editor: 100 Days report has an “air of self-congratulation”

By Caitlin Kimmet, Letter writer • January 21, 2014

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Dear editor:
I was excited to see that President Florizone’s report on his ‘100 Days of Listening’ had been released, and eagerly read all 196 …