Posts by Activism

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 …

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


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 …

Low condom usage rates at Dalhousie ‘terrifying’

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


Adele had never bought condoms before. Whenever she had sex, the guy always had them in his wallet or his drawer. So when the …

DSU says “nay” to controversial law school

By Jackson Haime, Opinions Contributor • February 7, 2014

Students from the Schulich School of Law led the move to have the DSU challenge Trinity Western. (Photo by Melina Garner)

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) will be urging the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society to not recognize graduates of an upcoming law school that is …

Greek societies feel “targeted” by sexual violence report

By Josh Stoodley, Online Editor • January 31, 2014

The Sigma Chi fraternity on South Street. (Photo by Kit Moran)

Members of the Halifax Greek Council believe they were misrepresented in a report released earlier this month by StudentsNS, examining sexual assault on Nova …