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Dalhousie president Florizone answers misogyny scandal questions

By Jesse Ward • January 7, 2015


University president says he understands the frustration of students who protested outside his office
Dalhousie president Richard Florizone first learned about his university’s investigation into …

Transgender student disagrees with verdict of human rights complaint

By Natasha MacDonald-Dupuis • October 2, 2014


“I don’t want to be humiliated and pushed through a system that is not going to hear my rights,” says Dal student

Transgender student Jessica …

Transgender Dal student’s human rights case dismissed

By Natasha MacDonald-Dupuis • October 1, 2014

dempsey letter edited

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission has dismissed transgender student Jessica Dempsey’s human rights case against food service provider Aramark.
The Commission’s Board of Commissioners …

DSU votes to leave CASA, Students NS

By Kristie Smith • February 28, 2014

DSU votes to leave CASA, Students NS

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) has voted to end its memberships with federal and provincial lobbying groups, the Canadian Association of Student Alliances (CASA) …

DSU says “nay” to controversial law school

By Jackson Haime • February 7, 2014

Students from the Schulich School of Law led the move to have the DSU challenge Trinity Western. (Photo by Melina Garner)

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) will be urging the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society to not recognize graduates of an upcoming law school that is …

Florizone in Israel

By Josh Fraser • January 31, 2014

Florizone in Israel

Dalhousie president Richard Florizone was in Israel earlier this month as a member of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Canadian delegation. During a press conference …

Ottawa man facing deportation speaks at Dal

By Eleanor Davidson • January 31, 2014

Budlakoti and Halifax lawyer Lee Cohen answer questions at Dal. (Photo by Sima Sarah Zerehi)

Deepan Budlakoti is a stateless man. Born and raised in Ottawa, he is now facing deportation from his own country.
Seated in front of a …

DSU councillors question value of student advocacy groups

By Sima Sahar Zerehi • January 29, 2014

DSU councillors question value of student advocacy groups

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) is considering leaving the two provincial and federal advocacy groups it belongs to, while Students Nova Scotia and the …

News Briefs

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • January 17, 2014

Dalhousie is fighting the flu—on a bigger scale. (via StockPhoto)

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 …

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

By Sabina Wex • January 17, 2014

Are seats staying full? (Photo by Asrar UlHaq)

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 …