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Don’t fuel the mean media machine

By Chelsea Redmond, Arts Contributor • October 19, 2014

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Amanda Bynes and the stigmatization of mental illness
Growing up, I was obsessed with the hilarious, gorgeous, and super talented Amanda Bynes. She was on …

From the Archives: Homecoming

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • October 19, 2014

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With Homecoming on the horizon, there’s no better time to look back upon the history of football at our fine academic institution. Sure we …

Students aren’t at the table – we’re on the menu

By Yazan Khader, Opinions Contributor • October 19, 2014

Students aren’t at the table – we’re on the menu

Students need a real role in MOU negotiations

Governments, universities, and students all influence the way education works. But here is a troubling dilemma: at …

Keep Your Nose on Your Own Continent, Please

By Dijay Savory, Opinions Contributor • October 19, 2014

Keep Your Nose on Your Own Continent, Please

Think local, not global.

People need to learn to mind their own business.
It’s a delicate topic, of course. Where is the line drawn? In my …

From the Archives: A History of Hazing

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • October 10, 2014

Engineers at Kings

Hazing has been a topic of intense debate at Dalhousie for even longer than there has been a Gazette to report on it. What …

Dalhousie rugby learns from previous hazing by staying silent

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • October 10, 2014

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With each incidence of hazing, the public becomes less sympathetic for those who engage in what is, in no uncertain terms, bullying.
That is illustrated …

Log-in to your legislature

By Mark Coffin, Opinions Contributor • October 10, 2014

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Following politics is easier (and less sketchy) than Facebook creeping.
Some people come to Nova Scotia for school and immediately feel at home here. Other …

Those “F”s don’t stand for freedom

By Michael Kennedy, Opinions Contributor • October 10, 2014

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Dalhousie ranks near bottom of 2014 Campus Freedom Index
Last week, the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca) released the 2014 Campus Freedom Index, an …

From the Archives

By John Hillman, Opinions Editor • October 3, 2014

From the Archives

Howdy Neighbours!

“Ragamuffins” – Vol. 5, Issue 3 – December 14, 1872
Ever since Dalhousie came into existence its students have been annoyed by the ragamuffins …

Hungry students are the future

By Dijay Savory, Opinions Contributor • October 3, 2014

Hungry students are the future

New report suggests generational wage gap larger than ever

Is it any surprise that young people aren’t happy with their work prospects? According to a …