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Fight for democracy of Hong Kong now, then never

By Cherry Ho, Jenny Mak and Vivian Luk, News Contributors • October 1, 2014

Dalhousie students will rally in support of the Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution on Oct. 1
At midnight on Sept. 27, three founders of “Occupy Central …

Educational 8-Tracks

By Dijay Savory, Opinions Contributor • September 26, 2014

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It is 2014. Professors should allow students to record lectures.
At the start of term this year, I heard more profs than usual saying to …

Freedom, fractures, and familiar stories

By Amy Burns, Opinions Contributor • September 26, 2014

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A Scottish student reflects on the referendum

I’ve been in Halifax for nearly three weeks now, and the amount of people who have informed me …

Have a blast with the past

By Michael Bourgeois, Opinions Contributor • September 19, 2014

Have a blast with the past

Who doesn’t want to see pictures of their prof with a mullet?

Let’s start with a little context. I have (almost certainly) seen and read …

From the Archives

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • September 19, 2014

From the Archives

Our ancient and proud tradition of bemoaning student apathy.

The DSU plans to conduct an independent democratic governance review at some point in the upcoming …

Democratic Renewal or Bust

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • September 19, 2014

Democratic Renewal or Bust

If the DSU don’t opt in to a more engaging democracy, students may opt-out of the system altogether.

 
Last week, the Gazette reported the DSU …

The Virtues of “Solar Power”

By Basil Tiberius Hillman, Opinions Contributor • September 19, 2014

The Virtues of “Solar Power”

Friends, classmates, countrymen, we have arrived at a momentous crossroads in the histories of both this university and our very planet.
I’ve been reading quite …

Trigger Warning

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • September 18, 2014

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This paper contains examples of free speech and uncensored opinion that may upset some readers.

On Nov. 29, 1868, the Dalhousie College Gazette published the …

Undercover Colours

By Chelsea Redmond, Arts Contributor • September 15, 2014

Undercover Colours

Nail polish can serve to empower women

Do you remember those mood rings you used to wear in third grade? The ones that promised to …

Re-imagining the academic textbook model

By Andrew Roy, Opinions Contributor • September 15, 2014

Re-imagining the academic textbook model

The model is broken. We can rebuild it. We have the technology.

Textbook prices have increased 102 per cent from Dec. 2001 to July …