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Campaigning to make sustainability a basic right

By Rebecca Hussman • 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 …

International Security Forum brings world leaders to Halifax

By Evelyn Brotherston and Rachel Richard, News Contributors • November 27, 2014


Discussions focus on closer cooperation to meet security threats
The world’s movers and shakers came to Halifax this weekend.
The sixth annual Halifax International Security Forum …

The Wheel Deal

By Yusraa Tadj • September 24, 2014


Dal’s planned bike lanes land mixed opinions
In the upcoming months, a noticeable change will be happening to the campus landscape. In accordance with Dal’s …

Student feels her voice was lost over sound complaint

By Jesse Ward • February 28, 2014

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

When the community room next door to her apartment was too loud for her comfort, Lily Yang thought she could rely on the Nova …

Greek societies feel “targeted” by sexual violence report

By Josh Stoodley • 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 …

South House raising money to get on the bus

By Kristie Smith • January 24, 2014

(Graphic by Emily Davidson)

(Graphic by Emily Davidson)

 Dalhousie’s sexual and gender resource centre is fighting fire with fire—or, rather, ads with ads.
Pro-life ads from Signs for Life have …

What to know before you rent

By Kristie Smith • January 24, 2014


Nova Scotia is known for some of the most limiting rental rules in the country. While it’s not your best friend, the Nova Scotia …

Rate your rental

By Sima Sahar Zerehi • January 24, 2014

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

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

Saint Mary’s promises culture of consent

By Jesse Ward • 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 • November 1, 2013


A group of award-winning journalists shared their cloak-and-dagger investigative tales at the 10th annual Joseph Howe Symposium. The Coast’s Tim Bousquet talked about how …