Posts by Opinions

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 …

Questioning the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By Sarah Estrin, Opinions Contributor • September 15, 2014

Questioning the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Meme me

Imagine Patrick Stewart sitting at a desk.
 
He writes up a check for an unseen amount, and then sets the check aside. He …

Blast from archives past

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • September 15, 2014

Blast from archives past

Words of welcome and warning from Gazettes gone by

The Dalhousie Gazette has been publishing for nearly 150 years. As a new feature this year, …

Your High School Relationship Is Over

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • August 31, 2014

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On behalf of the Gazette staff, I’d like to extend our deepest condolences regarding the end of your high school relationship. I’m sorry things …

A letter to my first-year self

By Chris Parent, Photo Editor • March 28, 2014

A man and his dog. (Photo by Natalia Silchenko)

Dear Chris,
It’s a couple weeks until I graduate from university, and so I thought I would write a letter to you, my first-year self. …

My four years are up

By Jacob Sandler, Opinions Contributor • March 28, 2014

All the cliched life lessons that turned out to be true. (Photo by Amin Helal)

Four years at university. In one way it’s another level in the perpetual cycle of education. Like grade school, like high school, a beginning, …

My degree may be useless

By Shelby Rutledge, Opinions Contributor • March 28, 2014

It may be exam season, but I'm already looking forward to September. (Photo by Deborah Oomen)

As we’re closing in on this academic year, you’ve probably started to think about next year, and whether you’re returning or not.  As a …

The Library Problem

By Samantha Elmsley, Opinions Editor • March 14, 2014

The Library Problem

I felt really uncomfortable when I read the proposed budget cuts to the library acquisitions budget for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences …