Posts by Activism

DSU prepares to vote on divestment

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • November 24, 2014

DSU Budget

Tonight’s town hall to update students on divestment action taken so far, what to expect
While national attention and a strong media buzz surrounds the …

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 …

Students rally for trans rights on campus

By Natasha MacDonald-Dupuis, News Contributor • September 23, 2014

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Transgender students and allies ask the Dalhousie community to “unlearn transphobia”
Transgender students and their allies held a visibility rally outside Dalhousie’s Student Union Building on Monday …

Bisexuality awareness month at Dal

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • September 12, 2014

Bisexuality awareness month at Dal

South House asks people to understand the dangers of biphobia

A definition is written on each card. Some define sex positions while others explain broader …

Dal celebrates impactful students and societies

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • March 31, 2014

Many students and societies were recognized at the third annual Impact Awards. (Photo by Ali Seglins via Dal Student Life)

The third annual Impact Awards were presented by Dalhousie University and the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) on Mar. 25. Students were admitted to the …

South House’s levy increase in jeopardy

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • March 30, 2014

South House will collect additional funds in 2014-15, but will need campaign again next year. (Photo by Ian Froese)

Dalhousie’s sexual and gender resource centre may have lost out on nearly $50,000 of additional funds after the university rejected the society’s levy question.
Dalhousie …

Former refugee and child soldier speaks at Dal

By Leah Shangrow, Arts Contributor • March 14, 2014

Michel Chikwanine says 250,000 child soldiers still exist today. (Photo by Alice Hebb)

In 1993, five-year-old Michel Chikwanine was playing soccer in the Congo when army trucks arrived at the field. Amidst gunshots and screaming, he and …

DSU votes to leave CASA, Students NS

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • February 28, 2014

DSU votes to leave CASA, Students NS

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) has voted to end its memberships with federal and provincial lobbying groups, the Canadian Association of Student Alliances (CASA) …

What’s in a name?

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • February 14, 2014

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If the vote passes at the next general council meeting, the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) could start a committee for transgender student issues.
This committee …