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Transgender student disagrees with verdict of human rights complaint

By Natasha MacDonald-Dupuis, News Contributor • October 2, 2014

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“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, News Contributor • October 1, 2014

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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, News Editor • 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, Opinions Contributor • 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, Opinions Contributor • 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, News Editor • 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, News Contributor • 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, Assistant News Editor • 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 …

Q&A with Elizabeth May

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • September 26, 2013

Q&A with Elizabeth May

Elizabeth May, leader of the federal Green party and lifetime environmental activist, was on campus earlier this month. She was a panelist at ‘The …