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DSU councillors question value of student advocacy groups

By Sima Sahar Zerehi, News Contributor • January 29, 2014

DSU councillors question value of student advocacy groups

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) is considering leaving the two provincial and federal advocacy groups it belongs to, while Students Nova Scotia and the …

News Briefs

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • January 17, 2014

Dalhousie is fighting the flu—on a bigger scale. (via StockPhoto)

Dal announces new partnership to tackle the flu
by Nicolas Haddad, news contributor
As new strains of influenza appear across the globe, Dalhousie is staying ahead …

Enrolment is down at most other universities—how about Dal?

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

Are seats staying full? (Photo by Asrar UlHaq)

Dalhousie’s 2013 enrolment now sits 23.7 per cent higher than it did in 2002, at 18,531 students. Over that time, Nova Scotia’s other universities …

Saint Mary’s promises culture of consent

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • January 11, 2014

Saint Mary’s promises culture of consent

Saint Mary’s University is committed to serious cultural change following the release of a new report, says university president Colin Dodds.
The 110-page document, “Promoting …

Suzuki speaks in Halifax during Atlantic tour

By Shane Belbin, News Contributor • November 29, 2013


A standing ovation typically indicates an exceptional performance; in Halifax, renowned environmentalist David Suzuki only had to take the stage. Suzuki’s tour of the …

Fasting to make a difference

By Sarah Lawrynuik, News Contributor • November 22, 2013


Dalhousie’s World Vision Society proved that 30 hours can make a difference on the Nov. 15 weekend.
A small group of students, led by the …

The anatomy of the NDP’s failure

By Nathaniel Basen, News Contributor • November 15, 2013


Just how bad was the Dexter NDP’s early-October defeat? Collapse may be too weak a word. Forget the office they lost, or the drop …

DSU cancels bus trip to Elsipogtog protest

By Bryn Karcha, Feature Writer • October 25, 2013


Last weekend, several Dalhousie students travelled to Rexton, NB in solidarity with members of the Elsipogtog First Nation to protest shale gas exploration.
The Dalhousie …

Nova Scotia election guide

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • October 4, 2013

Nova Scotia election guide

The Gazette has assembled some of the election promises made by politicians that we believe may be relevant to you. We are a first …

Dropping the debt

By Josh Fraser, Opinions Contributor • September 26, 2013

Tuition debt is a problem. Will eradicating interest from student loans help? (photo by Adelevan Wyk)

The provincial campaigning begins to bustle and election platforms rise like skyscrapers on plans and promises. Like everyone else who cares enough about the …