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Dalhousie senate’s discussion of DDS Gentlemen made private to avoid public scrutiny

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

In a move that may be unprecedented, Dalhousie Senate is holding a private meeting today without the public being given any notice.
The agenda for …

7 things you need to know about Charlie Hebdo

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • January 16, 2015

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Understanding the controversial French weekly

On Wednesday January 7th, the French weekly satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was attacked by armed terrorists, killing several of the …

Understanding sexualized violence

By Katie Thompson, News Contributor • January 16, 2015

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Panel discusses sexual harassment and violence in university atmospheres

Nine students from Dalhousie’s In Nearly 350 people filled Paul O’Regan Hall at the Halifax Central …

FASS library budget increases

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • January 16, 2015

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Bigger budget due to carrying forward from underspent funds

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ (FASS) total library spending budget for 2014-2015 will be …

Dal professors’ complaint against misogynistic Facebook group rejected

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • January 10, 2015

The formal Code of Student Conduct complaint that four Dalhousie professors filed against the members of a misogynistic Facebook group comprised of 13 male …

Dal keeps its millions in fossil fuels

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • January 10, 2015

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Board of Governors votes against divestment despite prominent student campaign

As the fall semester came to end, so did the hope that Dalhousie would vote …

Dalhousie president Florizone answers misogyny scandal questions

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • January 7, 2015

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University president says he understands the frustration of students who protested outside his office
Dalhousie president Richard Florizone first learned about his university’s investigation into …

Community rallies against Dalhousie’s response to dentistry scandal

By Jennifer Gosnell, Photo Manager • January 6, 2015

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“Hey hey, ho ho, misogyny has go to go,” roared a crowd of about 200 people gathered at a rally yesterday afternoon outside Dalhousie’s …

Rally demands expulsion of dentistry students

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • December 19, 2014

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Large crowd gathers at Dalhousie, insisting on proper punishment for “Gentlemen’s club” members
A crowd of roughly 200 gathered today at Dalhousie’s Dentistry Building, demanding …

Dal students face possibility of expulsion for misogynistic Facebook posts

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • December 16, 2014

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University investigating group of dentistry students
The term “gentlemen” holds very little sway in the case of Dal dentistry students being investigated for misogynistic …