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Student feels her voice was lost over sound complaint

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • February 28, 2014

Lily Yang wants students in university housing to know their rights. (Photo by Chris Parent)

Surprised to learn university housing doesn’t follow Residency Act
When the community room next door to her apartment was too loud for her comfort, Lily …

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)

StudentsNS report: fraternity cultures “especially problematic”
 
Members of the Halifax Greek Council believe they were misrepresented in a report released earlier this month by StudentsNS, …

South House raising money to get on the bus

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • January 24, 2014

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Crowd-sourcing to fund the other side of the abortion debate

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 Dalhousie’s sexual and gender resource centre is fighting fire with fire—or, rather, …

What to know before you rent

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • January 24, 2014

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10 tips and traps to know in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia is known for some of the most limiting rental rules in the country. While …

Rate your rental

By Sima Sahar Zerehi, News Contributor • January 24, 2014

The DSU's housing board will aim to keep student renters informed. (Photo by Sima Sahar Zerehi)

DSU creates a housing board
 
The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) is creating an online housing board, where students will be able to review their housing …

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 …

Why investigative journalism still matters

By Sima Sahar Zerehi, News Contributor • November 1, 2013

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Annual symposium features journalist who toppled Peter Kelly
A group of award-winning journalists shared their cloak-and-dagger investigative tales at the 10th annual Joseph Howe Symposium. …

DSU rolls out new bike repair stands

By Nikki Jamieson, News Contributor • October 11, 2013

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City councillor approves funding for six additional stands
Dalhousie bicyclists will no longer have to fear loose handlebars or flat tires.
On Sept. 26, a permanent …

Election candidates at Dal

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • October 4, 2013

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DSU debate recap
The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) hosted a debate Sept. 30 among candidates from two heavily student-populated ridings, Halifax Chebucto and Halifax …

Earl Grey runs in provincial election

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • September 27, 2013

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He’s an aristocat
Trying to predict Nova Scotia’s next premier?
If you look to Facebook you’ll see that Jamie Baillie, Darrell Dexter and Stephen McNeil are …