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Promised transparency in Dal’s investments not reassuring

By William Coney, Staff Contributor • December 1, 2014

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In the overall context of transparency at Dalhousie, a recent motion to publish the school’s publicly-traded holdings holds little ground
This article is not about …

From the Archives: Exam Season

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • November 21, 2014

From the Archives: Exam Season

We all get a little stressed out at this time of year. It’s natural.
Just remember: no matter how bad your exam schedule seems, it …

Beach patrol puppies, lifeguard cats

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • November 21, 2014

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Impawsibly pretty kitties and pups coming together to keep mew safe in the sun

I saw a fantastic video the other day of some dogs …

NaNoWriMo is overrated

By Dijay Savory, Opinions Contributor • November 21, 2014

NaNoWriMo is overrated

Not to be a downer, but you’re going to have edit that monstrosity eventually.

Writing is certainly a cool and attractive skill; nobody can doubt …

A feminist work in progress

By Shannon Slade, Opinions Contributor • November 21, 2014

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Overcoming social conditioning is harder than flipping a switch.

So, I was stuck sitting between two political aficionados at a Mooseheads game the other night. …

All you can eat

By Sarah Estrin, Opinions Contributor • November 14, 2014

All you can eat

Halifax’s unflattering food addiction.

When I first started the process of moving to Halifax, the joke was always “oh you’ll do well there; did you …

From the Archives: A century of ‘staches

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • November 14, 2014

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We are now firmly in the middle of Movember, and the campus teems with candidates for membership in the prestigious ranks of Lester’s Moustache …

Not that kind of predator

By Shannon Slade, Opinions Contributor • November 14, 2014

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Lena Dunham and the abuse we don’t want to talk about

My one-way relationship with Lena Dunham is very complicated. I really want to like …

Emphasis on the Impact

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • November 14, 2014

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Dalhousie’s new strategic direction faces considerable hurdles.

In these uncertain times for post-secondary education in Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University recently unveiled its new strategic direction.
President …

From the Archives: Dalhousie at War

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • November 10, 2014

From the Archives: Dalhousie at War

Remembrance Day is almost upon us. This year marks the centennial anniversary of the start of the First World War.
This week, we’ve compiled a …