Posts by Student Union

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

By Jesse Ward • March 3, 2015

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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 …

DSU may vote to leave Students NS for second time in two years

By Jesse Ward • February 24, 2015

DSU may vote to leave Students NS for second time in two years

Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) council may vote to disaffiliate from Students Nova Scotia (SNS), their only external advocacy group, as soon as this Friday.
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How to be informed on DSU issues

By Jesse Ward • December 10, 2014

How to be informed on DSU issues

A new report informed by the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) council says that on a scale from one to five, students at large are …

Report on DSU’s performance shows overall decline

By Jesse Ward • December 10, 2014

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Councillors concerned at lack of communication, community among union
The Dec. 5 meeting of Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) council included a presentation on the fall …

Nearly a third of DSU councillors fail to submit monthly report

By Jesse Ward • December 10, 2014

Nearly a third of DSU councillors fail to submit monthly report

First trial of new transparency initiative largely ignored
All DSU councillors were supposed to provide an end-of-month report for November after a motion was passed …

Attendance weak at DSU council meetings

By Jesse Ward • December 10, 2014

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New councillors fill vacant positions while some councillors are frequently absent
A Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) councillor was recalled for absences at the Nov. 19 …

DSU continues hiring paid staff without advertising positions

By Jesse Ward • December 10, 2014

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Society Support Commissioner positions open
The DSU is currently looking for two Society Support Commissioners.
The responsibilities of this role include acting as a communications liason …

DSU divests after never publicizing months of divestment discussion

By Jesse Ward • December 10, 2014

DSU divests after never publicizing months of divestment discussion

Vote probably a surprise to majority of students
What could have been the biggest publicity point of the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) council meeting of …

Dalhousie Student Union to vote on divesting their portfolio of fossil fuels

By Jesse Ward • December 2, 2014

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Your DSU membership fees may be withdrawn from Exxon Mobil
The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) are scheduled to vote tomorrow on whether they will divest their investment portfolio …

It’s your last day to have a say in how the DSU did this semester

By Jesse Ward • December 1, 2014

Has your experience with the Dalhousie Student Union this year been a positive one?
Do you feel a sense of community has been established within …