Posts by Student Union

Catching up with council

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • August 31, 2014

Catching up with council

Last year, Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) President Sagar Jha dropped his one and only class. This was problematic because the DSU constitution states the …

DSU Council Summer Meetings

By William Coney, Letter writer • August 31, 2014

DSU Council Summer Meetings

The DSU Council has had an ambitious, if troubled summer so far.

The summer started with a meeting on May 7th. It was initially intended …

Non-student will have deciding vote in Dalhousie Student Union council

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • May 9, 2014

DSU logo

A non-student will have the tie-breaking vote at Dalhousie Student Union council this year after a controversial decision to grant honorary union membership to …

Sagar Jha resigns because he does not agree with DSU’s direction

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • April 10, 2014

Sagar Jha resigns because he does not agree with DSU’s direction

The Dalhousie Student Union’s now former president Sagar Jha clarified why he decided to resign in an open letter emailed to all DSU councillors …

South House to collect levy for one year pending ratification

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • April 1, 2014

South House to collect levy for one year pending ratification

South House is expected to receive the levy increase they campaigned for in the recent Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) election despite their factually incorrect …

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 …

Presidential chitchat: Ramz Aziz

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • March 28, 2014

Hello, Ramz! (Photo by Amin Helal)

Dalhousie Gazette: What made you decide to run for president?
Ramz Aziz: For me, as VP internal this year, it felt like there was a …

Presidential chitchat: Sagar Jha

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • March 28, 2014

See ya, Sagar! (Photo by Ian Froese)

Dalhousie Gazette: What’s the biggest change you’ve made in your time as president?
Sagar Jha: It’s kind of selfish and clichéd to say this, but …

DSU election: Lowest voter turnout in at least a decade

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • March 16, 2014

The 2014-15 DSU executive. (Photo by Amin Helal)

The results of this year’s Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) elections were announced Friday, Mar. 14. Ramz Aziz will return for a second year as …

DSU rejoins CASA and SNS

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • March 14, 2014

CASA

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) has rejoined the Canadian Association of Student Alliances (CASA) and Students Nova Scotia (SNS), recommitting approximately $140,000 to external …