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DSU council votes to leave, releases statement on systemic sexism within Students Nova Scotia

March 03, 2015

Provincial student advocacy group loses largest member The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) is now fully independent in its advocacy efforts after DSU council voted to leave provincial student advocacy group Students Nova Scotia (SNS) at a special council meeting on… Continue Reading

Understanding sexualized violence

Panel discusses sexual harassment and violence in university atmospheres

January 16, 2015

Nine students from Dalhousie’s In Nearly 350 people filled Paul O’Regan Hall at the Halifax Central Library on Thursday Jan. 8 to attend a panel discussion about sexualized violence on university campuses. The event, held by the Canadian Centre for… Continue Reading

DSU councillors question value of student advocacy groups

January 29, 2014

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) is considering leaving the two provincial and federal advocacy groups it belongs to, while Students Nova Scotia and the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) scramble to make their case for the benefits of membership…. Continue Reading

News Briefs

January 17, 2014

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 of the game. The university is collaborating on a long-term influenza research project with… Continue Reading

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

January 17, 2014

    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 noticed a 1.8 per cent decrease, according to the university president’s 100 Days report…. Continue Reading

Saint Mary’s promises culture of consent

January 11, 2014

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 a Culture of Safety, Respect and Consent at Saint Mary’s University and Beyond,” was made… Continue Reading

Suzuki speaks in Halifax during Atlantic tour

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 Atlantic provinces started on a strong note this past Friday, Nov. 22, where he spoke to… Continue Reading

Fasting to make a difference

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 society’s president Karley Hewitt, came together to stop eating and raise money— taking part in… Continue Reading

The anatomy of the NDP’s failure

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 to third-party status. Forget the nearly 20 per cent of the electorate who turned away from… Continue Reading

DSU cancels bus trip to Elsipogtog protest

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 Student Union (DSU) had originally organized a bus to transport students to meet members of… Continue Reading

Nova Scotia election guide

October 04, 2013

The Gazette has assembled some of the election promises made by politicians that we believe may be relevant to you. We are a first step and should not be the last. We encourage you to go to the polls on… Continue Reading

Dropping the debt

September 26, 2013

The provincial campaigning begins to bustle and election platforms rise like skyscrapers on plans and promises. Like everyone else who cares enough about the issues this early to have formulated opinions, I’ve been wandering around these political construction sites and… Continue Reading

Political promises to students

September 20, 2013

Nova Scotia Liberals Nova Scotia Liberal leader Stephen McNeil announced on September 10 that students receiving student loans in Nova Scotia to complete post-secondary education should not be charged interest on their government debt. “Nova Scotians that require student loan… Continue Reading