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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 …

Community rallies against Dalhousie’s response to dentistry scandal

By Jennifer Gosnell, Photo Manager • January 6, 2015


“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 …

Campaigning to make sustainability a basic right

By Rebecca Hussman, News Contributor • November 30, 2014


David Suzuki’s Blue Dot starts Halifax chapter
Halifax has officially joined the campaign to add the protection of the environment to Canada’s constitution.
Volunteers for …

DSU prepares to vote on divestment

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

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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


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 …