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Protesters cry out against war outside Security Forum

By Michael Lee, News Contributor • November 23, 2014

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Protestors range from Dal academic to 96-year-old activist
Protesters held a rally at Cornwallis Park on Saturday to oppose the Halifax International Security Forum.
The group …

Halifax students stage tuition protest at premier’s dinner

By Katie Thompson, News Contributor • November 22, 2014

Halifax students stage tuition protest at premier’s dinner

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NS tuition fees ranked as third highest in the country
“We are here tonight to hold this government accountable,” said David Etherington to a …

Looking to zebrafish to find new ways of managing cancer

By Rebecca Hussman, News Contributor • November 21, 2014

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New Halifax laboratory conducts biomedical research on fish

“In order for a drug to actually make it to the clinic and to a patient, it …

DSU elections schedule posted for 2015-16

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

DSU elections schedule posted for 2015-16

If you want to make big decisions for the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) or campaign for your ratified society to receive an annual levy, …

Fighting for the right to assisted death

By Bronwen McKie, News Contributor • November 21, 2014

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Princeton professor Peter Singer talks ethics at Dal
On Nov. 14, philosopher Peter Singer argued for the legalization of assisted dying.
Singer spoke at Dalhousie’s Schulich …

Vandana Shiva on the politics of food safety

By Natasha MacDonald-Dupuis, News Contributor • November 21, 2014

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The celebrity activist and eco-feminist speaks at Dalhousie
 

You could have heard a pin drop.
From the moment she took the stage, Vandana Shiva had the …

Discussing the future of food in Halifax

By Rebecca Hussman, News Contributor • November 21, 2014

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For the first time, a national assembly on food took place in Atlantic Canada.
Food leaders from across Canada met in Halifax last week for …

Fire in Risley Hall

By William Coney, Letter writer • November 21, 2014

Fire in Risley Hall

Damage from small kitchen fire being fixed over winter break

A small fire occurred in the Risley Hall Residence on LeMarchant Street on Oct. 27 …

Dal class holds STI clinic

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • November 17, 2014

Dal class holds STI clinic

Women-only clinic tests for chlamydia and gonorrhea
Nine students from Dalhousie’s Introduction to Disease Prevention class will hold a free chlamydia and gonorrhea screening clinic …

Killam cuts 110 science journals

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • November 14, 2014

Killam cuts 110 science journals

The Dalhousie Libraries scholarly resource budget for 2014/15 is $7,027,436, according to their collections webpage. The money goes toward buying journals, databases and books. …